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Aladdin, Jan 1, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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No one wants to hear the little boy play his ukelele anymore...Clink, clunk, clonk. And no one wants to watch his father make things disappear...Zoop! Zoop!
Until the day the fearsome giant Abiyoyo suddenly appears in town, and all the townspeople run for their lives and the lives of their children! Nothing can stop the terrible giant Abiyoyo, nothing, that is, except the enchanting sound of the ukelele and the mysterious power of the magic wand.

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User Review  - mosbor - LibraryThing

"Abiyoyo" is based on an South African Lullaby and was adapted by an American folk singer. A boy and his father are "ostracized" by there community because they so loved to share their skills with ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dyne001 - LibraryThing

Abiyoyo is about a father and son that is kicked out of town because they were trouble makers. Then the giant abiyoyo came and was attacking the town. The Father and son used their previously annoying ... Read full review


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About the author (1994)

Pete Seeger is a national treasure, arguably the most influential figure in American folk music as well as an important advocate of social causes. He lives in Beacon, New York.

Michael Hays has illustrated several picture books, including the sequel to Abiyoyo, Abiyoyo Returns. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.

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