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Lancit, Larry. (Added Author). Geller, Mitchell. (Added Author). Truett, Cecily. (Added Author). Saltzman, Mark. (Added Author). Burton, LeVar (Added Author). Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014 Abiyoyo. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 30 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : RRKidz, Inc. : 1986.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hosted by LeVar Burton ; feature book spoken and sung by Pete Seeger.
Summary, etc.:
In one of the rare times Reading Rainbow uses a studio set, LeVar tells about storytelling through music. The then-new art of music videos is first up, with clips of "Who's Johnny" (among others). Pete Seeger appears on the set to perform his version of Abiyoyo. Pete explains that he adapted an old African folk tale, about a boy who helps get rid of a giant terrorizing his town, when Seeger's children pestered him to come up with a unique bedtime story that included music. Also unique to this episode: all the book reviewers share the stage with LeVar. In this unedited, original episode of Reading Rainbow, join LeVar Burton on an educational and entertaining adventure through classic books, video field trips and the always favorite "kid book reviews."
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Giants > Juvenile drama.
Magicians > Juvenile drama.
Storytelling > Juvenile films.
Books and reading > Juvenile films.

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