Reading Rainbow episodes and stories can be shown through song dance. Author Pete Seeger sings this story based on a boy and his father who plot to save the townspeople from the giant Abiyoyo. This tale is based on a South African lullaby.
In Reading Rainbow DVDs like this one, LeVar reveals some of the ways a story can be told with music. Features that are incorporated in this episode include an upbeat music-video, a rap-video, a professional dance group, and computer animation accompanied by music.
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Author: Pete Seeger
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.
Ideal for Grades: K - 4
Duration: 30 minutes
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