Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer is Professor in the German Department at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Germany. She has been a guest professor at the University of Växjö, Sweden, and the University of Vienna, Austria. She has written four monographs on fairytales for adults, international children’s classics, and canonization processes in children’s literature. Moreover, she (co-)edited 20 collections, among them Children’s Literature and the Avant-Garde (with E. Druker, 2015), Maps and Mapping in Children’s Literature (with N. Goga, 2017), and The Routledge Companion to Picturebooks (2018). Another collection, Challenging Picturebooks in Education (with G. Haaland and Å. Ommundsen) will be published in 2021. She is also the (co-)editor of two book series, “Children’s Literature, Culture and Cognition” (John Benjamins) and “Studies in European Children’s and Young Adult Literature” (Winter). Her research interests are international children’s literature, picturebook research, children’s films, and the interfaces between children’s literature and literature for adults.