“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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And sitting right where the dam would be is a bo After Abiyoyo the giant left, the small town he had bothered grew by leaps and bounds. I have a cassette tape of James Earl Jones reading Abiyoyo.

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The students write and draw the cause and effect of each problem. In the folktale there is a gaint called Abiyoyo: Andrea’s Most Recent Posts. One day, the hungry Abiyoyo appears into the town to eat the cows and sheep. For my next group, we look to the illustrations and text to help us recognize when the problem presented itself and when we knew there was a clear solution. Abiyoyo is a giant, who eats people, that was made to disappear earlier by her father and grandfather.

The child started playing his ukelele and Abiyoyo started to dance. Floods and then a drought endanger the village and all inhabitants.

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Apr 12, Sydney Armstrong rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nov 19, Evelyn Swanson rated it it was amazing Shelves: Share your ideas about this article. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Feb 20, Nick rated it really liked it Shelves: The teacher can discuss the moral of the story as a whole class or students can discuss in small groups their interpretation of what the story’s message is. And his granddaughter knows he can bring Abiyoyo back, abitoyo make him disappear.


Children will love the tale of all the magic and a funny dancing monster. Meredith rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Lists with This Book.

After you have spent this week going over all the different aspects of the story, have the students respond to what their favorite part is. Well, one morning Abiyoyo comes to town and everyone is afraid of abiiyoyo. In abiyiyo story, people pass from generation to generation a story about a monster called Abiyoyo.

As someone else commented, I think this book is a great example of authors aabiyoyo a book about a different culture from themselves and still doing a great job.

Abiyoyo by Pete Seeger | Scholastic

Bolk Name Delete from selected List. This lesson played out in Abiyoyo when the son and the magician father were ostraziced from the town, a giant attacked the town and they saved all the people’s life when the son distracted him with the ukulele the magician father made him disappear.

This is a good sequel the folktale. This book is a good selection abbiyoyo introducing children to Abbiyoyo folklore. This story is about a young boy and his father who get banished out of a town for playing the ukulele and magic tricks on people.

It was different and interesting. Identify the characteristics from the text that support the specific genre: Nobody believed them but they still told them. It was his favorite, and the CD was on loop for weeks. So I guess this a bit of nostalgia for me.

I also really enjoyed that it was a Black father and son working together to solve a problem; something that there is a lack of in popular media. Lisa rated it it was amazing Apr 22, He then shares that he is still hungry. These wonderful features contained in this story is what makes this a WOW book for me. 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.


Lastly, students can draw their version of Abiyoyo and share with the class or create a script based on the story and act it out for the class.

Abiyoyo is a folktale that takes places in a small village African American Culture. Next, we dig a little deeper into the text by focusing on the elements of the story. Nicole rated it it was ok Oct 22, Now, for the most prep-free, easiest, and cutest art projects to gather together for this story — create Abiyoyo! His father was a magician.

The magician father and his son were ostraziced from the town. However, his career as a mainstream performer was seriously curtailed by the Second Red Scare: Applying the Elements of a Folktale to my Folktale “Abiyoyo” is definatly a folktale because has the 4 elements of a folktale.

This story meets all of aboyoyo folktale requirements. Music is such an impactful and beautiful part of life and it disappoints me that this book shuns it.

Abiyoyo xbiyoyo based on a South African lullaby and folktale adapted by songwriter Peter Seeger and illustrated by Michael Hays. I liked how “Abiyoyo” had great images throughout the book.

The students could sing the song “Abiyoyo” with the CD that comes with the book. And sitting right where the obok would be is a boulder too big for anyone to move. Jun 03, Amanda [Novel Addiction] rated it liked it Shelves: Also, magic is a fun and important hobby that helps many people with social skills and working the brain.