“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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However, his career as a mainstream performer was seriously curtailed by the Second Red Scare: Once there was a little boy who played the ukelele. I don’t recomend this story to children under 10 years. I thought that it was interesting, but it does not give a good image to young children.

This was just the right amount of spooky and magical for our four-year-old preschool group. Sherry rated it it was amazing Oct 23, Your students will be strumming and singing their ukuleles all the way home! Applying the Elements of a Folktale to my Folktale “Abiyoyo” is definatly a folktale because has the 4 elements of a folktale.

January 26, Book Extension Ideas: I love that they finally enjoy Abiyoyo for what he is meant for and treat him like he’s a human.

All I do is pull out the collage center which consists of drawers with leftover scraps of construction paper. I love this story and song. They both possess magic that is both delightful to others and terrifying. Jan 30, Michael rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book is an excellent read aloud for Kindergarten to grade three. Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. Kindergarten class was transfixed and outraged and relieved. However, they were welcomed back when the father and son found a way to make to make Abiyoyo disappear.


Abiyoyo Returns

For the readers in the class we also take a close look at the text and illustrations in the story. Although they were both harmless troublemakers, the people are qbiyoyo happy with their behavior.

In the end, the two use their skills to rid the village of the terrible giant, Abiyoyo, and are welcomed back as heroes. Nov 19, Evelyn Swanson rated it it was amazing Shelves: The magician father and his son were ostraziced from the town.

The people were filled with new life and spirit. His father was a magician. The boy played the Ukulele and the father was a magician. For my English learners, we go page-by-page discussing the illustrations and the text leading up to the problem and then solution.

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

They will abiypyo take away the concept that Earth should be celebrated and honored every day! The giant falls over and the father uses his magic wand to mak Summarize the book: However BIG however small, however wide, however tall — it is up to them!

Rabbit Ears Book Blog Illustrated by Michael Hays. Aug 26, Steve Holden rated it really liked it.

This is one of those books that my daughter asked me to read again upon finishing it the first time—and I didn’t mind. Abiyoyo got kind of a raw deal in the original book, which was very loosely based on a South African lullabye.


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The town was happy and now the father and Abiyoyo is a folktale. Each story has a moral and students can learn other cultural values through telling these stories. Abiypyo 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.

Abyioyo is such an impactful and beautiful part of life and it disappoints me that this book shuns it. If people in the world abiypyo take the time to get to know people better they will be able to realize that a person could be harmful in one way abiyoyyo very helpful in another way.

He wasn’t really evil, just hungry and not very bright. Jacqui Dean rated it really liked it Jan 08, The power of song and the worth of all in the village must again join together to help save the village once more. Get ready to batter up and share these out of the ballpark picture books and ideas with your class!

Also, they can compare and contrast American folktales with ones from other countries. Nov 14, Karla Paredes marked it as to-read.