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Song of the swallows

Author: Leo Politi
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Getty Publications, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Preschool : EnglishView all editions and formats
Sad when the swallows leave for the winter, young Juan prepares to welcome them back to the old California Mission at Capistrano on St. Joseph's Day the next spring.

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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Picture books
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Preschool
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Politi
ISBN: 9780892369898 0892369892
OCLC Number: 368048334
Notes: "The J. Paul Getty Museum."
Originally published in 1948.
Includes the words and music for "La golondrina," composed by Leo Politi.
Awards: Caldecott Medal, 1950
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, music ; 26 cm
Responsibility: by Leo Politi.


Tells the 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. This book includes the music and  Read more...


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