Becoming Margaret Leng Tan: The Toy Piano Virtuoso Who Couldn’t Stop Counting
An uplifting and inspiring true story about how Margaret Leng Tan overcame her own challenges to become the world’s first toy piano virtuoso.
It is not easy being Margaret Leng Tan. Her obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is her constant companion and counting controls her life. Imagine her joy and relief when she began her first piano lessons and discovered where counting truly belonged... in music!
This is the story of how Margaret made friends with her OCD. It is also about how she became the world’s first toy piano virtuoso.
About the series
This book is the first title in the Becoming Extraordinary series featuring people who overcame challenges to excel in their fields. This inspiring true story based on the life of Margaret Leng Tan, who has triumphed against her lifelong struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). She is a living role model for children dealing with challenges of their own. The books in this series provide a fitting platform to engage children to discuss hard topics such as mental disorders, about having different abilities and accepting differences.
Dan Kuah is a comic artist based in Singapore. He began pursuing his dream of becoming a comic book artist when he was just 12 years old, selling copies of his first works to his classmates in school. By 21, he had published his first Chinese comic book. Today, Dan is a published author of seven books covering varying topics.