Arlene Hsing is an all-around star of children’s literature: She translates, critiques, writes, and researches it. Holder of a PhD in Children’s Literature from Newcastle University, she combines research into its cultural, linguistic, and gender aspects with staunch advocacy. Her own body of written work ranges from essays and reader’s notes for adults to a variety of titles for children. Her published titles have been longlisted several times for the Golden Tripod Award. She has received Golden Tripod Special Contribution Award in 2019 for her lifetime achievement.