He Yanrong (1934) was born in Dinghai, Zhejiang Province. Ms. He started out as a self-educated illustrator of children's books in 1957. She is now with the Shanghai Children and Youth Publishing House (Shanghai shaonian ertong chubanshe, 上海少年儿童出版社).
Ms. He has been awarded prizes for her illustrations, some of which have been included in the collection of the China Art Gallery.