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Abiyoyo / produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd. ; a production of WNED-TV and Great Plains National Television Library ; directed by Larry Lancit, Mitchell Geller ; produced by Cecily Truett, Larry Lancit ; written by Mark Saltzman.

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). Lancit Media Productions. (Added Author). WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.) (Added Author). Great Plains National Instructional Television Library. (Added Author). Great Plains National (Firm) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch J 398.2 ABI (Text) 0530004523698 Juvenile DVD Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch J 398.2 ABI (Text) 0530005227513 Juvenile DVD Available -
Lancaster - Lancaster Branch J DVD ABIYOYO (Text) 30553102990506 Juvenile DVD Storage -
York - Rock Hill Branch ABIYOYO (Text) 33205008080075 Juvenile DVD Available -
York - York Branch ABIYOYO (Text) 33205008845352 Juvenile DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: DVD : Full Screen.
  • Distributor: Baltimore, MD : Distributed by GPN Educational Media, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book of the same title by Pete Seeger ; illustrations by Michael Hays.
"The complete episode as seen on PBS."--Container.
Originally broadcast on the PBS TV program in 1986.
Formatted Contents Note:
Feature book: Abiyoyo / Pete Seeger -- Music videos -- Meet Run DMC -- Meet Melody Stewart -- Use your imagination -- Review Books: Ayu and the perfect moon / David Cox ; Peter and the wolf / adapted by Sergei Prokofiev.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Dean Parisot ; editor, James C. Wright ; music director, Steve Horelick ; music by Patchworks ; camera, John Feher, Gary Steele ; opening animation by Ovation Films, Inc.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hosted by LeVar Burton ; feature book spoken and sung by Pete Seeger.
Summary, etc.:
Reveals some of the ways a story can be told with music, including music videos and dance. Features the book Abiyoyo, which is based on a South African lullaby with text by Pete Seeger. Reviews other books with related themes.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Giants > Juvenile drama.
Magicians > Juvenile drama.
Storytelling > Juvenile films.
Books and reading > Juvenile films.
Giants > Drama.
Magicians > Drama.
Storytelling > Drama.
Children's television programs.
Music videos.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Educational television programs for children.

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