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  • Published: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2001.
  • Year Published: 2001
  • Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster book-and-CD ed.
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm. +
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 610

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0689846932
  • 9780689846939

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Abiyoyo : based on a South African lullaby and folk story

by Seeger, Pete, 1919-

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Call number: E SEE

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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

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.

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