Heidi is a happy, talkative 8-year-old orphan who lives with her grandfather in the idyllic scenery of the Swiss Alps. Heidi makes friends quickly, and everyone knows they can always rely on her for help. With her best friends Peter and Clara she experiences many exciting adventures. Heidi loves the freedom of life in the mountains, but she also knows and learns how to take on responsibility. Her cheerful nature helps to show others how to handle the challenges of everyday life and still be happy. Heidi’s honesty and natural charm inspires both courage and a joy of life in everyone she meets.