Tukama Tootles The Flute by Phillis Gershator

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When Tukama is captured by a two-headed giant and held prisoner by the giant's wife, he uses his flute to escape.
 

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Published March 1, 1994 by Scholastic. 1 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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it's a wonderful read- or tell-aloud, with colloquial dialogue, lots of repetition, and a satisfying symmetry in the way Tukama is lured, step by step, into the giant's clutches (``Get on my big toe, and play that song for me again.'' ``Jump on my knee.'' ``Climb up on my chest, and play that son...

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Accordingly, he ignores his grandmother's warning about a two-headed giant ``runnin' about here, lookin' for wild children to eat.'' When Tukama is snatched up by the terrifying creature, he relies on his wits--and his flute-playing--to save himself.

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