Cao Wenxuan

Cao Wenxuan

Cao Wenxuan is one of China's most important children's writers and is widely considered the country's most subtle and philosophical, often referred to as China's very own Hans Christian Andersen. Many of his books have been bestsellers, including Thatched Cottage and Red Gourd, and he has been translated into French, Russian, Japanese, Korean and English. Cao has won several of China's most prestigious awards for children's literature, including the Song Qingling and Bing Xin prizes.