John Chow is in trouble. Sent away on holiday, he unwittingly enters a top-spinning competition with a champion spinner. John can barely spin a bottle, let alone the traditional Malay top, the gasing.
The stakes are high. The reputation of his uncle and friends ride on his shoulders. Does John have the nerves and skills to withstand the whirlwind training and emerge as the champion?
In the past few years, local historian/writer Ho Lee-Ling has been busy writing books for children based on Singapore’s rich history. In between writing Samsui Girl, Wayang Girl and Gasing Boy, Lee-Ling was working on commissioned works.