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 appears in town. Nothing can stop the terrible giant except the enchanting sound of the ukelele and the mysterious power of the magic wand. This Reading Rainbow selection by well-known folksinger/storyteller Pete Seeger, is based on a South African lullaby.
Explore the ways music can be a beautiful way to tell a story.
Video is part of the Reading Rainbow Emmy Award-winning series, which inspires a love of reading in PreK-3, and offers an excellent introduction to many varieties of music through the medium of the best children's literature. In a fast-paced live video magazine format, viewers travel with host LeVar Burton to meet interesting people in exciting places. Celebrities narrate many of the stories, read and shown in their entirety, and children give mini-reviews of related books. 30 minutes each. Purchase includes public performance rights.