Illustrated by Dee Huxley
A book for younger readers.
The swallows are here again. They have come south looking for summer. Did they fly over my country? Did they see my mum and dad? Did they see my little yellow canary?
Nam-Huong cries lots of onion tears . . . it's only when she learns to smile inside, and finally laugh, that her tears fall like drops of dew.
The Children's Book Council Of Australia Short Listed Book and 1990 Winner of the Premier's Literary Awards