“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. Abiyoyo has ratings and reviews. Ronyell said: I actually first heard about this book when I watched an episode on “Reading Rainbow” that discu. Abiyoyo got kind of a raw deal in the original book, which was very loosely based on a South African lullabye. He wasn’t really evil, just hungry and not very.

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Oct 10, Kristin Thomas added it Shelves: Feb 09, Goldie rated it it was amazing. The people told him that there was no more food, so they start singing a song, “Abiyoyo. People think the giant will eat bool. The story was passed from generation to generation: Finally when Abiyoyo was on the ground, the magician father made him disappear.

I don’t recomend this story to children under 10 years. His father was a magician. I ask the students what they predict boo happen at the end of the story.

Abiyoyo Returns

abiylyo The boy played the Ukulele and the father was a magician. The town was happy and now the father and son lived in town again. Nov 19, Evelyn Swanson rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving…. Must redeem within 90 days. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Abiyoyo: Based on a South African Lullaby and Folk Story [With CD]

One day they woke up and they saw across the fields Abiyoyo the giant attacking the town, the boy and the magician were brave and they took down the giant, the town accepted them again. As a member of the Weavers, he had a string of hits, including a recording of Leadbelly’s “Goodnight Irene” that topped the charts for 13 weeks in Abiyoyo is a folktale. The images that truly stood out the most in this book were the images of the villagers themselves as they range from all different cultures from around the world such as India, China, Africa and many more and the outfits that the villagers wear to represent their countries make the illustrations look extremely colorful.

Pete Seeger’s storysong Abiyoyo has delighted generations of parents and xbiyoyo.

Abiyoyo Returns by Pete Seeger

Thanks for telling us about the problem. It combines story telling with song which is a wonderful and effective way for children to develop literary skills. This lesson played out in Abiyoyo when the son and the magician father were ostraziced from the town, a giant book the town and they saved all the people’s life when the son distracted him with the ukulele the magician father made him disappear.

The son started to use the ukulele and made Abiyoyo dance until he fell to the floor. It has been passed through generations, because on p.


I start off the lesson by showing my students where South Africa is on the globe. Great for before bed: Betina rated it really liked it Jul 15, Each story has a moral and students can learn other cultural values through telling these stories. Challenge your students to create a new and improved Humpty Dumpty that won’t break if it falls off a wall. I also have the students buddy read portions of the text to each other.

The abyoyo and Afro-centric cast is refreshing, and I love that it’s a girl protagonist this time.

This is a very interesting story that I have never heard before. I would recommend this book to children ages five agiyoyo up since smaller children might be frightened by the image of Abiyoyo. This book contains examples of onomatopoeia that can be used for lessons.

ablyoyo The boy who helped his father make Abiyoyo disappear grew older and became a father, too. As a special bonus, this edition includes a CD of Pete performing two different versions of “Abiyoyo.

Mar 18, Hal Schrieve rated it really liked it Shelves: Nov 13, Jorge Santos rated it it was ok.