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Dear Friend,

As fall and the holiday season approach, we are continuing to add great products including apparel, accessories, home decor, stationary, toys, and more to our shelves. The Moon Festival is just about two weeks away. Visit our Moon Festival page to find incredible products to mark this illustrious Chinese holiday. Is your family far away? Then send them a Moon Festival e-card and some of our yummy moon cakes so that you can share the evening, no matter what the distance between you.  

Special Events

Chinese Moon Cakes Are Here

This year's Moon Festival falls on October 6, 2006. Celebrate this holiday just as the Chinese do -- enjoy eating yummy moon cakes while looking at the full moon. ChinaSprout's FRESHLY baked moon cakes are made by a premium bakery in New York's Chinatown and have been a huge success for the last four years! Order yours now! ChinaSprout also has beautiful moon festival e-cards that you can send to family and friends to let them know you are thinking about them.

FREE Thai Dancer Doll

FREE Lanterns

Spend $50 or more on your order and get this great set of lanterns for free! Just add the item to your shopping cart and then enter promo code 1158012273 at check out. Limit 1 set per customer. Offer good until September 25, 2006 or while supplies last.

FCC Calendar In Stock

2007 "From China With Love" calendar is now available to ship. This calendar is always a customer favorite and features adorable photos of girls and boys adopted from China. Enjoy a discount when you order two copies and an even greater price break when you order a box of 25.

New Products

Flower Mandarin

Pearl Necklace with
Chinese Character Charms


8 Chinese
Scenery Cards


The moon will have to share the spotlight when you wear one of ChinaSprout's new dresses or shirts to a Moon Festival celebration. These alluring outfits are made of silk and feature floral, dragon, and phoenix bird designs.


ChinaSprout's new jewelry pieces will lift your spirits. The matching earrings, pendants, bracelets, and necklaces carry special meaning, and can be shared individually or as a set. Add a stylish silver longevity ring as a complimenting piece and express enduring good wishes to the recipient.

Home Decor & Stationary

The simple elegance of China comes alive in ChinaSprout's newest home decor products -- photo frames, chopsticks, candles, teacups, and fragrant Chinese teas. You can also share the beauty of China with friends when you send them one of our lovely Chinese-themed cards with illustrations by Lorette Roberts.  

For Kids

There's always room for one more at the tea table. Why not "invite" one of ChinaSprout's new dolls or bears? Any little hostess would be delighted to set an extra space at the table for these adorable guests. For Pucca enthusiasts, we have added a new wallet featuring everyone's favorite fun-loving girl.

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.


Asians Age Wisely

A study by Harvard University and the National Institute on Aging released last week revealed that Asian-American women are the longest-lived ethnic group in America. Why?

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.


Hero (Ying xiong) (2002)

Flashbacks reveal how a warrior (Jet Li) stopped the elusive assassins (Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Maggie Cheung) who tried to kill the emperor of China. (Click the title above to have a new window open to the Internet Movie Data Base entry for this movie) Thursday September 21, 2006 2:00am-4:00am on SPIKE - Movie / Drama

Click here for more listings

China News

To Give Children an Edge, Au Pairs From China

NYTimes, September 5, 2006 - In a conference room at a Holiday Inn last week in Connecticut, 167 young women from 22 countries received a tutorial in catering to the needs of the affluent American child. (Lesson 1: Turn off the television set.)

View the full article here


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Wisdom of the Week

"Fate brings people together, no matter how far apart they may be." - 100 Pearls of Chinese Wisdom


This Chinese saying is quite meaningful this time of year. It is said that the archer, Hou Yi, is able to visit his wife, Chang'e, only once a year. Just as fate brings them together on this one special evening called Moon Festival, it also brings many families and loved ones together under the bright moonlight. May fate be good to you this Moon Festival and may you be surrounded by those you love.


Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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