Abiyoyo: Based on a South African Lullaby and Folk Story

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Aladdin Paperbacks, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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Once there was a little boy who played the ukelele. Wherever he'd go he'd play, Clink, clunk, clonk. His father was a magician. Wherever he'd go, he'd make things disappear, Zoop! Zoop! Soon the townspeople grew tired of the boy's noise and his father's tricks, and banished both of them to the edge of town. There they lived, until one day the terrible giant Abiyoyo appeared. He was as tall as a tree, and it was said that he could eat people up. Everyone was terrified, except the boy and his father, and they came up with a plan to save the town...

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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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