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Abiyoyo : based on a South African lullaby and folk story

Author: Pete Seeger; Michael Hays
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Audio book, etc. : Preschool   Sound Recording : English : 1st Simon & Schuster book-and-CD edView all editions and formats
Summary:
American folk singer Pete Seeger retells a South African folktale about a boy and his father who, after being banished from town for making mischief, are welcomed back when they find a way to make the dreaded giant, Abiyoyo, disappear. Accompanying CD includes two versions of Pete Seeger performing the "storysong."
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Folk tales
Lullabies (Songs)
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Preschool
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Pete Seeger; Michael Hays
ISBN: 0689846932 9780689846939
OCLC Number: 55055531
Notes: "A Reading Rainbow selection."--Page 4 of cover.
Accompanying CD in pocket in back.

Westfield State University Ely Library notes:
"A Reading Rainbow selection."--P. [4] of cover.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 610
Description: 46 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 audio disc (approximately 15 min. : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.)
Other Titles: Pete Seeger's storysong Abiyoyo
Responsibility: text by Pete Seeger ; illustrations by Michael Hays.
Local System Bib Number:
181940

Abstract:

American folk singer Pete Seeger retells a South African folktale about a boy and his father who, after being banished from town for making mischief, are welcomed back when they find a way to make the dreaded giant, Abiyoyo, disappear. Accompanying CD includes two versions of Pete Seeger performing the "storysong."
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-08-07) Good Permalink

     A re-issue of the popular storysong by Pete Seeger in which a boy and his father overcome a giant with a combination of magic and song and thereby gain acceptance with their village. Children will love this classic tale and appreciate the attached CD with Seeger's versions.

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