A beautifully illustrated book which introduces children to the dying art of Chinese opera.
This is a story of excited siblings waiting to watch their brother perform on stage. At the theatre, the young children are invited backstage to try on the dramatic costumes and vivid make-up. Readers will be drawn into the fun story by the vibrant pictures. Little will you know that this book is well capable of teaching children about Chinese opera.
Although it’s not stated when the story takes place, the fact that the granny and mum are out with that many children seem to suggest that this story takes place decades ago. The chaotic scenes are nothing but filled with joy and closeness to granny. A brilliantly written and illustrated book to introduce Chinese opera to children.