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Dear Friend,

Your opinion matters to us, so we are asking you to let us know what you think about ChinaSprout. Share your thoughts by participating in our customer survey and receive 10% off of your next retail order. This week, we have added lovely girls' dresses, baby layette, accessories, and books to our shelves. However, we are most excited about introducing One Year in Beijing, a fantastic new book illustrated by Grace Lin and written by Xiaohong Wang.


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.


We are offering a FREE tote bag to customers whose order totals $75 or more. To apply the coupon to your order, add the tote bag to your shopping cart. When you arrive on the Shopping Cart page, enter in the coupon code 1150838562 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. 

One Year in Beijing

One Year in Beijing

ChinaSprout is pleased to introduce our exclusive children's book, One Year in Beijing. Illustrated by Grace Lin and written by Xiaohong Wang, this picture book is the first of its kind to introduce children to life in a big city in modern China. One Year in Beijing invites readers to journey to this ancient city and learn about Chinese culture by experiencing it through the eyes of a modern day, eight year old girl. The first 20 customers to order this book will receive a copy autographed by Grace Lin. Limit one autographed copy per order.

New Products

Flower Mandarin Dress 

Fu Longevity Pendant

Little Empress

Adoption Parenting

Children's Dresses...

ChinaSprout girls love to look their best, and they love to wear beautiful dresses that celebrate their heritage. Our newest girls' dresses blend traditional Chinese fashion with modern styling. Little ladies are sure to want to wear these dresses for occassions great and small.

Baby Layette...

Cozy and cosmopolitan, our new layettes include rompers and shirt/pant sets that will have baby looking cute as a button and snuggled in comfort. Couple with a Tao Burp Pad and Imperial Security Blanket and your wee one will be the hit of the play group.


Summer is the perfect time to add a bit of sizzle to your wardrobe. ChinaSprout has added fun and colorful new earrings, bracelets, and pendants that will spice up any outfit. Plus, we have new sunglass cases, cell phone charms, and cloisonne ballpoint pens -- pretty accents for your purse or beach bag!


ChinaSprout has some great new picture books to share. Stories that celebrate beliefs, loves, and even a favorite teddy bear have been added to our shelves. We also have new tools that help simplify Chinese language learning and are great to take along in the car, at restaurants, or wherever you need to keep kids busy. 

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.


Asian Weightloss Herbs

If you want to lose weight permanently, it’s easy–look at cultures that stay thin and healthy. Asians are among the longest-lived svelte people on the planet. Not everyone over there can wear a sarong to advantage, but Asians have a better record for preventing and treating obesity, heart disease, and cancer than we fatties in North America.  

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.


China's Mega-Dam - Episode 1

The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China is the largest public works project in the history of mankind. Its size, scale, and potential are unprecedented in engineering history. The dam is in its final stages of completion - but will it work?

Sunday July 02, 2006 5:00pm-6:00pm on DSC - Discovery Channel - Special / Science


Click here for more listings

China News

Hawking Takes Beijing; Now, Will Science Follow?

NYTimes - BEIJING, June 19 — Like an otherworldly emperor, Stephen Hawking rolled his wheelchair onto the stage of the Great Hall of the People on Monday, bringing with him the royalty of science and making China, for this week at least, the center of the cosmos.

Read the full article here


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Wisdom of the Week
Tending the Roots of Wisdom

"If every person made a habit of looking upon everything as flawless, then everything in the world would naturally become perfect. If every person made a habit of making his heart expansive and tranquil, then evil and harmful feelings would naturally disappear." - From Tending the Roots of Wisdom, compiled by Hong Yingming.

A new season is always a welcome time for change. We hope that you will find time each day to rest and refresh yourself in order to approach life with a sense of calm and wonder.


Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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