Hannah and Wah Wah both dread their Cantonese opera class.
Hannah struggles with Chinese, and can't read music well. Wah Wah has stage fright, and lacks confidence in herself.
Two girls, each battling their own inner struggles, come together in this Cantonese opera class. Can they transform into the dazzling fadan* on stage in the end?
*A fadan (花旦) is the lead actress in traditional Cantonese opera.
A beautiful and heartwarming story describing the difficulties of ethnic minorities learning Chinese, while introducing the traditional art of Cantonese opera performances in Hong Kong.
Hardcover | 36 pages