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Anne Anderson's Heidi

Anne Anderson was a British illustrator from the first half of the twentieth century.

You can find more about her at: Anne Anderson, A Biography of the Illustrator,
and at Books and Writers: Anne Anderson


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Heidi lifted the bowl with both hands and drank till it was empty.

Heidi lifted the bowl with both hands and drank till it was empty.

The grandmother gave such a start of alarm that she nearly upset the spinning-wheel.

The grandmother gave such a start of alarm that she nearly upset the spinning-wheel.

Clara had the kittens on her lap, and Heidi was kneeling beside her.

Clara had the kittens on her lap, and Heidi was kneeling beside her.

The moonlight was shining in the open door and fell on a white figure.

The moonlight was shining in the open door and fell on a white figure.

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Peter sat as if petrified and stared at Heidi with horror stricken eyes.

Peter sat as if petrified and stared at Heidi with horror stricken eyes.

The early light of morning lay rosy red upon the mountains.

The early light of morning lay rosy red upon the mountains.

Peter, however, had never given his arm to anyone in his life.

Peter, however, had never given his arm to anyone in his life.

Lifting her eyes she saw a bird.

Lifting her eyes she saw a bird.