1 augustus 2010

johanna spyri
Johanna Spyri
The next morning the sun came out early as bright
as ever, and then Peter appeared with the goats,
and again the two children climbed up together
to the high meadows, and so it went on day after day
till Heidi, passing her life thus among the grass and
flowers, was burnt brown with the sun, and grew so
strong and healthy that nothing ever ailed her.
She was happy too, and lived from day to day
as free and lighthearted as the little birds that make
their home among the green forest trees.
Then the autumn came, and the wind blew louder
and stronger, and the grandfather would say sometimes,
“To-day you must stay at home, Heidi; a sudden
gust of the wind would blow a little thing like you
over the rocks into the valley below in a moment.”
From the book; Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren
.heidi. heidi.heidi

2 opmerkingen:

Hermes zei

Wonderful illustrations of a book I've never managed to finish.

stephanie zei

Those are the best illustrations I've ever seen of one of my favorite books!