Find out more about Abiyoyo Returns by Pete Seeger, Paul DuBois Jacobs, Michael Hays at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author . All about Abiyoyo Returns by Pete Seeger. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Summary. Note: summary text provided by external source. Thirty years later The little town that was once threatened by the giant Abiyoyo has grown by leaps .

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After digging for a while, they strike a boulder that they realize is too big to move by themselves. The little girl whose grandfather originally saved the town from Abiyoyo suggests bringing back the monster to move the boulder. And his granddaughter knows he can bring Abiyoyo back, then make him disappear. Abiyoyo was soothed by the music and fell right to sleep. We are working with the hundreds of companies that partner with us to transition them to the more precise Lexile measures.


Bring back Abiyoyo to help move the boulder. The boy who helped his father make Abiyoyo disappear grew older and became a father, too. And she knows the only way to save the town: Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist.

Anyone, that is, except Abiyoyo. Based on a South African tale, this story tells what abbiyoyo when a giant who had been banished from a town by a magician thirty years earlier is called back to save the town from flooding.

The father and his son worked together, and, as the boy entertained the monster with his ukulele, the father made the giant disappear.

Abiyoyo Returns

Feb 04, Salsabrarian added it Shelves: He lives in Beacon, New York. Sometimes it is difficult for people to be trusting of others, but this story demonstrates how trust can go a long way. Add to Cart Add to Cart. The children loved the format.

No trivia or quizzes yet. After being banished into an unknown location in the first book, the very people who sent deturns away bring him back to solve their problems. The townspeople’s growth in trust allowed them to save their homes. KBosnak Aug 13, Then the students could act out the stories while abiyooyo CD is playing. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. After Abiyoyo the giant left, the small town he had bothered grew by leaps and bounds.


It is then that a young girl rsturns that the town reawaken the giant Abiyoyo and ask him to move the boulder. The students will do a problem-solution lesson. The town needs a dam before it gets washed away.

But Abiyoyo is dangerous. Refresh and try again. People think the giant will eat them. Aladdin November Length: They also practice their singing, since Abiyoyo seemed to like music before. We read Abiyoyo and then they got to create their very own village giant using model magic and markers then we finished with Abiyoyo returns. The people try to build a dam, but they cannot move a boulder that is in the way.

Abiyoyo Returns by Pete Seeger

Cultural Folktale Picture Book Rehurns I am a huge fan of the first Abiyoyo book but this one just didn’t do it for me. Abiyoyo is gone but now the town needs a dam or it will get washed away. Illustrated by the same guy who drew Jonathon and his mommy, another great book.