Arlene Hsing graduated from National Cheng Kung University with a major in Chinese Language and Literature, and a received a Master’s degree from its Institute of Art Studies. Hsing received a PhD in Children’s Literature from Newcastle University in Great Britain. During her studies, she never gave up on her literary creativity, and published many works, leading to her receipt of numerous awards including the Golden Tripod Awards, and the Good Books for Everyone Award Best Children’s Books of the Year. Her publications abound, including 125, We are Family!, My Dear, Hope Violin, Wabi and Sabi, A Picture Book of Rhymes with Baby and Little Animals, Important Conversations with Children Using Picture Books.
Wan-Jing Yang lives in the central part of Taiwan. She likes the nature, cats and anything that’s simple, beautiful, and people with a sense of humor. She is an animal-lover, and hence has created many illustrations with animals as main characters. She hopes to continue drawing and to bring joy and hope into the lives of children and grownups alike!
Yang is the recipient of numerous awards including the Good Books for Everyone Award Best Children’s Books of the Year, and the China Times Open Book Award. She is the illustrator of many books including 125, We are Family!, My Dear, A Picture Book of Rhymes with Baby and Little Animals, Fox’s Wallet, The Magical Broom is for Rent, Cat Whisker Candy, The Acorn and the Wildcat, and Grandma Fox’s Magic Cookies.
Ta-Yuan Tsai was born in Taipei in 1966. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Tunghai University, and his Master’s degree in Visual Communication Design from National Kaohsiung Normal University. Tsai is currently an art teacher at St. Dominic Catholic High School in Kaohsiung, and a lecturer at National Kaohsiung Normal University and Shu-Te University teaching visual communication design.
In his free time, Tsai illustrates for as well as writes children’s picture books. His works have been twice selected for the Bologna Illustrators Exhibition, and the Korean CJ Picture Book Award. One of his most popular books is The Hope Violin.
Yu-Hsuan Huang was born in Taichung, and graduated from National Taiwan Normal University with a major in Fine Arts. It was serendipity that brought her into the world of illustrations. Her wish is to collect the valuable and beautiful in life, and to continue to create lots of fascinating stories and works. One of her most popular books is Wabi and Sabi.