Junior's Top 100 Children's Books 51-60
The best children's books in the world, voted by Junior readers
57. Heidi by Johanna Spyri Puffin, £4.99
An orphaned girl who is taken to live with her reclusive grandfather in the Swiss Alps, Heidi is a warm-hearted child who gradually helps the old man to find a new happiness. But then she is packed off to the city by an aunt where the cultural differences cause her to learn even more life lessons. Stirring, girls’ own stuff. Often adapted for television and film.
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