Heidi, an orphaned girl is raised by her aunt Dete, who in order to take up a job in Frankfurt, leaves the girl with her grandfather. Heidi develops a bonding for her gruff grandfather, but again taken away to Frankfurt by aunt Dete, to be a companion to the disabled Clara. Heidi grows homesick and starts sleep walking. Clara’s doctor finally sends her back to her grandfather, but she keeps in touch with Clara, who visits her the next season. Clara’s health improves, but Peter, the shepherd boy and the friend of Heidi grows jealous about their closeness. He pushes her wheelchair down the hill. But Clara is able to walk without it with determination. Overjoyed by these developments, Clara is able to walk without it with determination. Overjoyed by these developments, Clara’s grandparents promise Heidi and her grandfather a shelter. In strong overtones of Christian dogmas, the story brings an emphatic and brief message- goodness and virtue are rewarded; love and honesty triumph.