Leo Politi «Song of the swallows»

«Song of the Swallows» is a book by Leo Politi. Published by Scribner, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1950. The book tells the story of two children who live in an old mission in San Juan Capistrano in California. One of the children tells the other the amazing journey the swallows make all the way from South America to spend the summer in California.