Toni the Little Woodcarver

eAudio - unabridged
(1.18 hours)
Product Number: OB30311
Released: 05 Feb, 2013
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9781469086729
Narrator(s): Kate Reading
Publisher: Gildan Media
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Description

Toni loses his father at a young age, and his mother, Elsbeth, is tasked with trying to provide for her son in the country all by herself. Toni discovers a passion for wood-carving, but circumstances do not allow him to pursue this line of work, and he instead finds himself as a herdsman up in the mountains. This life doesn't agree well with little Toni, and he falls ill and winds up in a sanitarium. He does not get better until he is reunited with his mother and all at once life for Toni and Elsbeth takes a positive turn thanks to the help of another patient in the sanitarium. Johanna Spyri (1827-1901) was a Swiss children's author, best known for her novel 'Heidi." Her stories are heavily influenced by her own life and the area of Switzerland in which she grew up.

Author(s): Johanna Spyri
Genre: Classics
Imprint: Gildan Media
Original Publish Date: 05 Feb, 2013

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