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1926. Illustrated by Francis Brundage. Spyri is the Swiss writer whose story for children, Heidi, is known all over the world. Her psychological insight into the child mind, her humor, and her ability to enter into childish joys and sorrows give her books attraction and lasting value. Maxa's Children begins: For nearly twenty years the ancient castle had stood on the heigh ...more
Hardcover, 244 pages
Published 1926 by Saalfield Publishing Company
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Just wanted to give a head's up: From the beginning displayed on the first page "Maxa's Children" is basically another title for a book called Mazli (or Maezli) which is already in public domain and can be downloaded for free on Gutenberg.org (or an audio version at librivox.org). Having read the book, I'd say this title makes more sense but this edition came out later so it's not downloadable yet.
Johanna Spyri was an author of children's stories, and is best known for Heidi. Born Johanna Louise Heusser in the rural area of Hirzel, Switzerland, as a child she spent several summers in the area around Chur in Graubünden, the setting she later would use in her novels.More about Johanna Spyri...