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GuoJing  (郭婧), is a picture book author, painter and illustrator artist. She is known by her wordless picture book <The Only Child>, which has been received several international awards. In 2015, it made the year-end best books lists at New York Times, Publishers Weekly, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. In 2016, <The Only Child> was honored as a Notable Children’s Book by the American Association for Library Service to Children. Her picture book has been published in 11 languages.

Guojing has worked in game and animation industry as a concept artist, she is now working full-time on her new wordless picture book <Stormy: A STORY ABOUT FINDING A FOREVER HOME> which will publish in 2019 USA. 


  • Winner, The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2015

  • UNESCO Rio Scientific and Cultural Organization Interdisciplinary Reading Institute Catedra 2016

  • Eisner Award Nominee 2016

  • The Washington Post’s Top Three Children’s and YA books to start off the new year

  • Winner, The Wall Street Journal Top Ten Children’s Books of 2015

  • Winner, Publishers Weekly Best Top Ten Children’s Books of2015. Starred Review

  • Winner #1 on the Winter 2015-2016 Kids’ Indie Next List

  • Winner, Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Books of 2015. Starred Review

  • Exhibited at the Society of Illustrators: Original Art Exhibition 2015

  • ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book of the Year 2016 

  • Amazon December’s Best of the Month Spotlight Pick Booklist. Starred Review

  • Shelf Awareness. Starred Review

  • Recommended by People Magazine

  • 2016中国诚品书店阅读职⼈⼤赏【最想帮孩⼦说服爸妈买的书】

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