Da Wu is a picture book author and illustrator from China. Many of his works and essays are published in periodicals such as “Du You” and “Youth Digest” in China. He used to illustrate for authors including Keigo Higashino, Li Juan, and Liu Liangcheng. His picture book The King of Trees was selected by the UK dPICTUS in 2019 as one of the “World’s 100 Outstanding Picture Books” and was exhibited at the Frankfurt Book Fair that year. In 2019, his picture book Bird and Statue was awarded the New Talent Prize at the BIBF Ananas International Illustration Exhibition.