Abiyoyo: Based on a South African Lullaby and Folk Story (Reading Rainbow Book)

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Paperback – January 1, 1994

Banished from the town for making mischief, a little boy and his father are welcomed back when they find a way to make the dreaded giant Abiyoyo disappear

No one wants to hear the little boy play his ukelele anymore...Clink, clunk, clonk. And no one wants to watch his father make things disappear...Zoop! Zoop! 
Until the day the fearsome giant Abiyoyo suddenly appears in town, and all the townspeople run for their lives and the lives of their children! Nothing can stop the terrible giant Abiyoyo, nothing, that is, except the enchanting sound of the ukelele and the mysterious power of the magic wand.

"Publishers Weekly" The book is a triumph of storytelling and art.

"New York Times Book Review" Told in the familiar Seeger style, with brief musical phrases of the one-word song incorporated in the text and printed complete at the end, and with illustrations full of light and color, this rendering of a South African tale is a pleasure.

About the Author
Pete Seeger is a national treasure, arguably the most influential figure in American folk music as well as an important advocate of social causes. He lives in Beacon, New York.

Product details
Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Grade Level: 1 - 2
Lexile Measure: 610L (What's this?)
Series: Reading Rainbow Book
Paperback: 48 pages
Publisher: Aladdin; Reprint edition (January 1, 1994)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0689718101
ISBN-13: 978-0689718106
Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.2 x 10 inches
Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces