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Dear Friend,


We want to hear what you think about ChinaSprout. Participate in our customer survey and receive 10% off your next retail order. Father's Day is only a few days away, but you still have time to get a memorable Father's Day gift from ChinaSprout. Visit our Father's Day page to find the perfect gift for the important men in your life. You can order as late as Wednesday and have your gifts arrive in time. Also, be sure to check out our Teacher's page to find unique gifts for a favorite teacher. A gift that personally reflects your child will be treasured for years to come.

Special Events

ChinaSprout's Survey  

Your opinion matters to us! You can help us to serve you better! That is why we are asking you to participate in an important survey about ChinaSprout. We want to know what you think about our products, selection, community section, and outreach. Please take a few minutes to participate in our survey. In return for your participation, we are offering 10% OFF of your next retail order through July 15th. Limited for one time use.

Father's Day Special Gifts 

If you need to do a little last minute shopping for Dad, never fear! You can order from ChinaSprout as late as noon on Wednesday, June 14th and still get your gift on time. Visit our Father's Day page for shipping information and gift ideas. We also offer complimentary Father's Day E-cards, so you can spread good thoughts near and far.

Teachers Special Gift

Teachers have a lasting impact on each one of us. Remember that special teacher who always made time for you? Make sure to recognize your child's teachers for their hard work and dedication. Visit ChinaSprout's Teachers Gift page to find an incredible selection of uniquely personal gifts for teachers. We also offer free Teacher Thank You E-cards.

Free Gift for Dad

As a special Teacher's gift, we are offering a FREE Dragon Ties to customers whose order totals $75 or more. To apply the coupon to your order, add the Dragon Ties to your shopping cart. When you arrive on the Shopping Cart page, enter in the coupon code 1149604034 and hit the "Apply Coupon" button. After the coupon is successfully added to your order, you will see the message: "Coupon Applied". Offer good while supplies last. LIMIT ONE PER CUSTOMER.

New Products

Smokin Dragon Pendant

Double Happiness/Dragon Wall Decor

Embroidered Travel Jewelry Bags

My Talking Dictionary

Accessories & Home Decor...

ChinaSprout has brand new silver pendants and necklaces to compliment your summer wardrobe. Your beverages can also come "dressed" for summer parties --  clad in one of our bottle covers. And, when gift giving this summer, wrap your present in our rich, red wrapping paper.

Gifts for Dads and Granddads...

Treat Dads and Granddads to something different than the old stand-by necktie. ChinaSprout has T-shirts, baseball caps, teacups, keychains, games, and more. All of these fabulous items are available for our last minute shoppers. Order as late as noon Wednesday and still have your gift in time for Father's Day.

Picturebooks & Books about Chinese Culture

Make this summer the year that you take time to learn more about the Chinese culture. We have wonderful new books on health, science, and Chinese proverbs. Young children will thrill at the adventures of the Money King, and toddlers will  giggle at out newest picturebooks.

Books to Learn Chinese Language

ChinaSprout has added new Chinese language learning books and tools including textbooks, dictionaries, CD, and CD-ROMs. These language tools range from beginner to advanced and are great for both in-home learning and classroom use.

Letha's Health Secrets

The San Francisco Chronicle wrote, “Letha Hadady, one of the nation’s leading experts on natural Chinese remedies, is leading a quiet lady-like revolution to bring herbal medicines from the Far East and elsewhere into everyday use in American homes.” Read the latest on her blog Letha's Health Secrets.


Painkiller Drugs–A kick in the head

“Ibuprofen and diclofenac marketed In the USA with brand names such as  Motrin, Advil, Cataflam and Voltaren increase the risk of heart attack and stroke,” British researchers from Oxford University reported in a comprehensive review of data from 138 trials with 140,000 participants.

Read the full story here

China TV

The China Related TV list is compiled weekly by Kirby Bartlett-Sloan. Kirby, an adoptive parent of three Chinese girls, has one of the most comprehensive TV listings of programs on China and from China that are in the English language.


"Little Red Riding Hood" - Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child

B.D. Wong ("All-American Girl") provides the voice of the wolf in a Chinese-style adaptation of "Little Red Riding Hood," known here as Little Red Happy Coat. Voices: Amy Hill (Mama, Mrs. Oolong), Vu Mai (Red) and Brian Tochi (Tailor).
Wednesday June 14, 2006 6:00am-6:30am on HBOFAM - HBO Family - Children's Show / Entertainment


Click here for more listings

China News

Millions Compete in National Test

People's Daily- June 8, 2006 - Almost 9 million Chinese students flocked to hundreds of thousands of examination venues across the nation on Wednesday morning for the annual national college entrance examination.

Read the full article here


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Wisdom of the Week
100 Pearls of Chinese Wisdom

"Chatting with you for one night is more profitable than studying for ten years." - 100 Pearls of Chinese Wisdom


There are people in our lives who have so much wisdom and life force to share that we walk away from them feeling rejuventated and inspired. They may be where you least expect them -- your elders, your children, or even the stranger on the street. We hope that you find yourself surrounded by these inspirational souls.


Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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