Puffin in Bloom is a charming assortment of classic novels with coming of age themes, aimed at the young reader. Artist Anna Bond of Rifle Paper Co., best known for her signature floral patterns, has illustrated the beautiful deluxe packages, because just as a flower blossoms, a young child comes into her own; and this selection of literature will inspire and engage during those formative years. Perfect for gift-giving, or for those who love books as objects, this is a collection readers young and old will cherish forever.
At the age of five, little orphan Heidi is sent to live with her grandfather in the Alps. Everyone in the village is afraid of him, but Heidi is fascinated by his long beard and bushy grey eyebrows. She loves her life in the mountains, playing in the sunshine and growing up amongst the goats and birds. But one terrible day, Heidi is collected by her aunt and is made to live with a new family in town. Heidi can't bear to be away from her grandfather; can she find a way back up the mountain, where she belongs?
Part of a new children's classics range, with beautiful covers designed by leading stationery artist, Anna Bond.
Biografie (Johanna Spyri)
Johanna Spyri, geboren 1827, wuchs in einer großen Familie auf dem Land auf, war Privatlehrerin und zog aufgrund ihrer Heirat nach Zürich. Die Schweizer Schriftstellerin verfasste viele Erzählungen und Romane für Kinder und Jugendliche; die Gestalt ihrer 'Heidi' wurde weltberühmt. Die Autorin verstarb 1901.