How I Came to Be Me. Author: Gao Cai. Hardcover book. In this book, author-illustrator Gao CAI, using wax crayon, beautifully describes the journey of a baby’s birth. It follows the miraculous journey from the moment a baby is conceived to the moment he or she is born. Creatively told from the baby’s perspective, this wonderful story depicts the joy of birth and is a tribute to all mothers.