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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Swallows -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Caldecott Medal.,
  • California -- Juvenile fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreJuvenile fiction.
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20931129M
LC Control Number498215

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Song of the Swallows, which won the Caldecott Medal when it was first published in , was written and illustrated by Leo Politi, one of Los Angeles' most beloved artists. It tells the famous story of the yearly return of the swallows to the Mission San Juan Capistrano through the eyes of a small child. Julian, the bell ringer of the Mission, tells Juan, a young boy who also lives at the.   The Swallow Book, the Story of the Swallow, Told in Legends, Fables, Folk Songs, Proverbs, Omens, and Riddles of Many Lands Gathered By Dr. Giuseppe Arranged for the Use of Our, Boys and Girls [Eh, Ada Walker Cam] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Swallow Book, the Story of the Swallow, Told in Legends, Fables, Folk Songs, Price: $ About this Item: Charles Scribners Sons, New York, New York, Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Leo Politi (illustrator). First Printing. Awarded the Caldecott Medal in A picture storybook about the swallows of San Juan Capistrano and of the little boy and the old gardener who loved the swallows and waited for their return on St. Joseph's Day. Another beautiful book from the author-illustrator of Pedro and Juanita. Again there is a great deal of charm and poetic sense of people and nature that text and pictures combine to convey. Juan is a small boy in Capistrano, who loves the tales of old mission days told him by the Mission bell ringer, Julian. Each year the bells ring when the swallows come back on St. Joseph's day.

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