Heidi is a work of children's fiction published in 1881 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri. It is a novel about the events in the life of a young girl in her paternal grandfather's care in the Swiss Alps. It was written as a book "for children and those who love children" (as quoted from its subtitle).
Heidi is one of the best-selling books ever written and is among the best-known works of Swiss literature.
The story begins well and is lively and after certain chapters (after the first half, to be precise), the novel contains only pure and innocent happiness. Each chapter in the second half gets better and the happiness begins and flows through the chapters making the reader very sentimental and longing for such lovely landscapes, friendships, relationships, and happiness.
This is a lovely book for the kids and as well as for the adults.
It will teach them first and foremost that Love is the foundation for happiness of man.
It will teach them to establish lovely relationships. It will teach them to love all.
It will teach them to love the landscapes, the environments and the animals.
It will teach them to pray.
It will give them much to cheer about.
It will speak to them of forgiveness.
It will speak to them of the vanity of riches, or rather it will teach them the right usage of riches.
It will teach them to appreciate the richness of relationships and the expansive nature.
It will take them to their innocent childhood memories.