Children's Hardcover Book, Heidi, Johanna Spyri, Donna Pacinelli, Abridged Edition, Easy to Read, Fiction, Illustrated, Collectible, 1988 Edition
A wonderfully charming children's hardcover book titled Heidi by Johanna Spyri. The book is illustrated by Donna Pacinelli. The illustrations are bright and clear. This is an Easy To Read Edition from 1988. The books cover boards are brown with a gold trim. There is an illustration of a Heidi and her Grandfather on the front. Title in gold on the spine. This is a very nice edition.
Orphaned as a baby, Heidi lives with her Aunt Dete, but when the latter gets a new job that means she can no longer keep the little girl, she is only too happy to dump Heidi on her reclusive, grumpy old grandfather, a goatherder who lives high in the Swiss Alps. Despite the worries of everyone in the village about leaving the girl there, the odd couple—after some initial reluctance on grandfather’s part—are happy together.
Johanna Louise Spyri (June 1827 – July 1901) was a Swiss-born author of novels, notably children's stories, and is best known for her book Heidi. Born in Hirzel, a rural area in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland. As a child, she spent several summers near Chur in Graubünden, the setting she later would use in her novels.
Donna Pacinelli was born and raised in suburban Philadelphia and aspired to create art from an early age. She received a BFA in Painting from Tyler School of Art in 1978 and attended additional classes in Painting and Sculpture at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 1976. Donna states, “my belief that there is a link between all things in nature..."
7 1/4 inches in length
5 1/4 inches in width
Copyright: 1988 Abridged Edition
Illustrated by Donna Pacinelli
Published by The Unicorn Publishing House
Easy to read Little Unicorn Classic Series
This book is in excellent condition. The binding is in perfect condition. The book has no rips or tears. There is a bit of rubbing on the front cover. The book is clean with no marks in it.
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