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Song of the swallows

Author: Leo Politi
Publisher: New York : Atheneum, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Aladdin edView all editions and formats
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Pictures and text tell of the Friendship between the boy Juan and Julian, the old bellringer and gardener of the Mission San Juan Capistrano. Julian tells the boy of the coming of the swallows in the spring and their departure in late summer. During the winer Juan makes a small garden in front of his house for the swallows. When the swallows return the children celebrate with games, singing, dancing and little plays  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Politi
ISBN: 0689704941 9780689704949
OCLC Number: 8362869
Notes: Caldecott Medal - 1950.
Description: 30 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Leo Politi.

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Pictures and text tell of the Friendship between the boy Juan and Julian, the old bellringer and gardener of the Mission San Juan Capistrano. Julian tells the boy of the coming of the swallows in the spring and their departure in late summer. During the winer Juan makes a small garden in front of his house for the swallows. When the swallows return the children celebrate with games, singing, dancing and little plays and Julian rings the bell. Two songs of the swallows are included with music.

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