First US printing. Author's second book for children, winner of an award from the Children's Book Council in Australia. The story of a girl and her grandfather on a remote coast of Australia who rescue storm-injured mutton birds - and the night when the girl is able to understand the birds' language and enter into their world. Illustrated with black and white drawings by David Wong at the beginning of each chapter. Author's note. 65 pp. Fine in a fine dustjacket. .ISBN # 0-385-261918
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