Bao Dongni (b. 1961, Beijing) is a children’s author who graduated from Beijing Normal University in 1995 with a Master’s degree in Modern Literature. She was the editor-in-chief of Marriage and Family, sponsored by the All-China Women’s Federation, and the picture magazine Super Baby. Since 1990 she has published more than 200 children’s and picture books, and has won numerous awards, including the National Outstanding Children’s Literature Prize, National Outstanding YA Books Prize, Most Beautiful Book Across the Taiwan Strait, etc. Her work was recommended in the 100 Outstanding YA Books by the State Administration of Publication of the PRC and the National Original Publication Project.