Pei-Yu Chang was born in Taipeh, Taiwan, where she studied German language, culture, and literature. On her completion of a master’s degree, she traveled to Germany to begin work on a doctorate on Chaos Theory in Literary Studies at Münster University. There she discovered her passion for book illustration. In 2012, she took courses in the Department of Communications Design and Illustration at the Fachhochschule in Münster. She is the author of Mr. Benjamin’s Suitcase of Secrets. She lives and works in Münster, Germany.