“ I’m not going with you, Aunt Detel” Hiedi cries.
“Oh yes, you are!” Dete answers.
Hiedi loves her home in the Swiss mountains, her grandfather, and her friend Peter, the goatherd. So when Aunt Dete takes her away to Frankfurt, she doesn’t leave happily.
In Frankfurt, Hiedi is soon good friends with Clara Sesemann, a rich but very ill girl in wheelchair.
But how can Heidi live without the mountains? And what can she do about Fräulein Rottenmeier, the Sesemanns’ unfriendly housekeeper?