Chih-Yuan Chen

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Chih-Yuan Chen (Chinese: 陳致元; born 1975[1]) is a picture book writer and illustrator from Taiwan.[2] Several of his books have been translated into English, including Guji Guji, the story of a 'crocoduck' described in a review by The New York Times as having "vivid characters...rendered with wit and warmth".[2]

Chen is a three-time winner of the Hsin Yi Picture Book Award.[3] The English-language translation of Guji Guji was an ALA Notable Children's Book and appeared on the New York Times Bestseller List.[4]



  1. ^ "Chih-Yuan Chen Bio". Kane/Miller Book Publishers. Archived from the original on 2011-06-13. Retrieved 2011-04-06. 
  2. ^ a b Bruder, Jessica (13 February 2005). "GUJI GUJI". Children's Books. The New York Times. Retrieved 2011-04-06. 
  3. ^ "Chih-Yuan Chen". Illustrators. Gecko Press Limited. Retrieved 2011-04-06. 
  4. ^ "Taiwanese artist's children's book on US award shortlist". Taipei times. 4 August 2009. Retrieved 2011-04-06.