Yu Li-Qiong 余麗瓊  

Yu Li-Qiong 余麗瓊  

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Biography

余麗瓊畢業於南京大學中文系,戲劇學藝術碩士,現任《東方娃娃》總編。著有小說,戲劇,評論等作品,並創作和翻譯圖畫書,著有《團圓》、《輕輕推開那扇門》、《姑姑的樹》、《毛毛,回家嘍》及《小美的記號》等。其中《團圓》授予第一屆「豐子愷兒童繪畫書獎首獎」,並獲選為《紐約時報》2011年度世界十大童書和入選美國紐約公立圖書館「2011年度推薦100本童書書目」。余麗瓊亦致力於繪本編輯和兒童閱讀研究與推廣,多次應大陸,香港等地邀請進行閱讀演講。

Yu Li-Qiong graduated with a BA in Literature and MA in Dramatic Art from Nanjing University. She is the author of A New Year’s Reunion, Gently Open the Door, Auntie’s Tree, Maomao, Come Back Home and Xiaomei’s Remark. A New Year’s Reunion was the first Chinese children’s book to achieve international recognition. It won the first ever Feng Zikai Chinese Children’s Picture Book Award (2009), was nominated as one of the Top Ten Best Illustrated Children’s Books by the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2011, and was selected as one of the 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing in 2011 by New York Public Library. The book has been translated into English, French, Japanese and Korean. Yu-Li Qiong is currently Chief Editor of Oriental Baby and is dedicated to editing picture books, publishing essays, poems and fiction and is a huge advocate for early childhood literacy. She is a frequent speaker on literacy in China and Hong Kong.