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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Floods and then a drought endanger the village and all inhabitants. Sep 16, Kimberlyn rated it really liked it.

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Fifteen years after Pete Seeger’s storysong “Abiyoyo” came to life as a picture book, his beloved giant is back in a wonderful new story. Gretchen rated it really liked it Jun 12, The little girl’s grandpa brings back Abiyoyo with his magic wand so that Abiyoyo will move a giant boulder that is preventing them from building a dam.

Jul 24, GoldenjoyBazyll rated it liked it Shelves: Anyone, that is, except Abiyoyo.

This is a friendly multicultural story that encourages readers that it is possible to live amongst others who are different including giants. The town once threatened by the monster Abiyoyo is overdeveloped many years later, suffering spring floods and summer droughts. Wikipedia in English None. Aug 24, Retkrns rated it it was amazing.

This is grandpa’s chance to return Abiyoyo, but his wand got broke when the boulder was thrown.


Everyone finally agrees to bring him back, but before they do, everyone makes plenty of good food to eat so that he will not want to eat them up. The town’s rejoice only lasted a short while until they realized that Grandpa’s wand was broken and he could no longer make Abiyoyo disappear. As the villagers clear the land around their town for farms, the deforestation causes spring flooding of their village and drought in the summer months.

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. Wherever he’d go he’d play, Clink, clunk, clonk.

The grandfather brings him back with his magic wand and after being appeased by food and music, Abiyoyo flings away the boulder. Abiyoyo returns is tidy The story starts with the town’s flooding and drought problems. However, the wand is broken and they have to continue making food and singing Abiyoyo’s song so that he won’t eat everyone – in the end Abiyoyo is practically family.

The grandfather brings him back with his magic wand and after being appeased by food and music, Abiyoyo flings away the boulder. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

They were once again welcomed to town. I like this one even better than the first, especially because this version features the daughter of the boy, now man, who plays the ukelele and she plays the drums and facilitates the return of aabiyoyo giant as well as the town’s eventual peace-making with the giant. Enhancements were made to more precisely measure materials read in K-2 classrooms.


Sign up and get a free eBook! Aug 26, Steve Holden rated it really liked it. The idea is to build a abuyoyo. The people were filled with new life and spirit.

Abiyoyo Returns

People think the giant will eat them. Wonderful tale about magic, ecology, and retunrs consensus. Abiyoyo got kind of a raw deal in the original book, which was very loosely based on a South African lullabye. Bring back Abiyoyo to help move the boulder. Add to Your books.

Father still has his courage. Sometimes it is difficult for people to be trusting of others, but this story demonstrates how trust can go a long way.

Price may vary by retailer. 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.

But now that the townspeople have chopped down all their trees, every year they have returnss and droughts.

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