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Dear Friend,


Our annual Summer Sale has arrived! Visit ChinaSprout to save up to 75% on Apparel, Accessories, Home Decor, Arts & Crafts, Toys and more. This week, you will also find new apparel, language books, arts & crafts, and children's books. We wish to thank everyone who has already participated in our customer survey. If you have not had a chance to share your thoughts, we hope that you will take a few minutes to tell us about your ChinaSprout experiences. Your valuable input will help us to continue to improve our service and product selection. 

Special Events

Summer Sale

ChinaSprout is offering spectacular savings on some of your favorite items. Visit our Sales Pages to find great ChinaSprout products at bargain prices. We are offering up to 75% off on Apparel, Accessories, Home Decor, Arts & Crafts, Toys and more. Shop now before these sizzling deals disappear.


ChinaSprout's Survey  

This is the last week of ChinaSprout's customer survey. If you have not already participated, we hope that you will take a few minutes to provide us with feedback on your experiences with our company. In return for your participation, we are offering 10% OFF of your next retail order through July 15th. Limited for one time use and it cannot be combined with another promotion.

New Products

Double Fish Mandarin Dress 

Silver Pendant - Friends

Wedding Wrapping Paper

Monkey (4 DVDs)


Brighten up your wardrobe with colorful clothing from ChinaSprout. We have a great selection of dresses, suits, and tops for ladies of all ages. And, for little ones, we have adorable hats, blankets, and bibs that you can mix and match to create a thoughtful baby gift set.

Arts & Crafts...

Keep gifts from ChinaSprout on hand for those last minute hostess, birthday, or thank you gift needs. Choose from a wide selection of affordable gifts including cell phone cases, sticker and origami books, and greeting card sets. We also have a great selection of Chinese-themed wrapping paper, which will set your gift apart from the rest.

Bilingual Books...

Visit ChinaSprout's children's book section to find a wonderful selection of bilingual picturebooks. Choose from beloved favorites, like The Red Ripe Strawberry, or create new family favorites that kids will want to read again and again.

Learn Chinese...

We have added many new Chinese language learning books and tools especially for kids. Choose the best method for your family --  books, flashcards, DVDs, workbooks, games, and more. These tools are great for both home and classroom uses. We have also added a really fun live action Monkey King DVD set with hilarious antics

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.


Impossible Bridges - "China"

The construction of China's Lupu, Runyang and Sutong bridges. Tuesday July 11, 2006 8:00pm-9:00pm on NGC - National Geographic Channel - Other


Click here for more listings

China News

First Comes the Car, Then the $10,000 License Plate

NYTimes -  July 5, 2006 - GUANGZHOU, China — At a government auction inside a dingy gymnasium, a young businessman named Ding walked away a happy winner the other day. Like everyone else, he was bidding on license plates and did not seem to mind that his cost $6,750.

Read the full article here


Working on a Dream: Fine Wines of China

NYTimes -  July 4, 2006 - HONG KONG — It was not an obvious place to put a vineyard. The ground was barren and stony. In winter, temperatures could drop below freezing and the wind blew cold and hard...

Read the full article here

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Wisdom of the Week
Quotations from Confucius

"Everyone drinks and eats, but few know the real taste of what has been drunk or eaten." - Quotations from Confucius


In today's world, we find ourselves constantly running from here to there. In this mad dash, we often overlook the simple things. This quotation from Confucius reminds us to take time to fully experience life -- even the smallest details. We hope that you are able to find moments where you can savor what life has served you.


Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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