Little Wayang Kid

A Bilingual Picture Book sponsored by the Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism.

Raja, a good-natured and active boy, is expected by his parents to pick up an activity for his development. Little do they know Raja chooses to practuce Chinese opera. Can he go against all odds: language, culture, and his disapproving mother to master the craft? Join Raja as he ventures into the fascinating performance in "Little Wayang Kid".

"Little Wayang Kid" is adapted from the short film ‘The Wa Is For Wayang’.  

The children’s picture book, "Little Wayang Kid" intends to introduce the traditional art form, Chinese opera, to the younger generations, in an entertaining yet inspiring manner.  The book, consists of high quality illustrations with a simple description both in English and Chinese, is designed for children aged 3 to 9.  The descriptions in two languages will also facilitate the language learning process, as children who are well-versed in English can easily pick up vocabulary in Chinese, and vice versa.

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Published 2014 by Brainchild Pictures (SG)
Author: Raymond Tan
AD: Yu Jiunn Siang

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