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Abiyoyo : : Based on a South African Lullaby and Folk Story

Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014. Book - 2001 E SEE, Kids Book / Picture Books / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General / Seeger, Pete 2 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 4.3 out of 5

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Call Number: E SEE, Kids Book / Picture Books / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General / Seeger, Pete
On Shelf At: Downtown Library, Malletts Creek Branch

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"A Reading Rainbow selection."--P. [4] of cover.
Accompanying CD in pocket in back.
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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Seeger on CD submitted by camelsamba on August 2, 2011, 10:42pm Be sure to listen to the CD - it's great to listen to Pete Seeger tell the story and sing the song, although it might make you feel inadequate about your own rendition.

CD is missing submitted by tteslov1 on April 18, 2016, 1:33pm My daughters love the story. Unfortunately, the CD has been missing since 2012.

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PUBLISHED
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2001.
Year Published: 2001
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm. + 1 CD (4 3/4 in.)
Language: English
Format: Book

READING LEVEL
Lexile: 610

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
0689846932
9780689846939

ADDITIONAL CREDITS
Hays, Michael, 1956-

SUBJECTS
Xhosa (African people) -- Folklore.
Tales -- South Africa.
Folklore -- South Africa.
Lullabies.