I want to go…

I want to go about like the light-footed goats.

– Johanna Spyri


born in Hirzel, Switzerland June 12, 1827
died: December 13, 1901
gender: female
genre: Children’s Books

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.



5 thoughts on “I want to go…

  1. June 12, 1827: Swiss writer Johanna Spyri was born 186 years ago today.

  2. I love “Heidi” – read it often and never tire of the story! 🙂

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