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Here is the way I tell one traditional folktale from West Africa. Monkey is a trickster, always getting into trouble. We laugh at his mischief and at his disrespectful attitude. To capture this playful naughtiness, I have tried to fill his story with rhymes and rhythms. Listen for the way I use loud and soft, and notice how I make mouth music with roars, and cries, and yowls. Look at my facial and body movements as I tell the story.

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