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Dear Friend,


We hope that you and your family have had a wonderful holiday and that you have many lovely memories of your special time together!  Now, it's time to start your After Christmas shopping! Check out our new on-sale items such as apparel, accessories, calendars, ornaments, and more. We have also added new products for you to celebrate the New Year or to learn about China and Chinese language. Also start your Chinese New Year shopping early to find lanterns, ornaments, books, clothing, and decorations for the Lunar festival.

Special Promotions

After Christmas Sales 

We have just put hundreds of items on sale! Visit our After Christmas Sales pages to find great bargains on apparel and accessories for kids and adults, toys, calendars, ornaments, home decor items, and many more fabulous pieces. Many items are reduced up to 70% from their original prices, and they are great for celebrating the Chinese New Year.

FREE Thai Dancer Doll

Celebrate Chinese New Year

2007 is the Year of the Pig. The Chinese welcome in this new Lunar Year on February 18th, 2006. Visit our special Chinese New Year page to find everything you need to help you celebrate this special holiday, just as millions of Chinese do around the world.

New Products

Floral Mandarin Dress

Chinese Ding Earrings

Children Tambourine

Play' N Flash Cards


Chinese people purchase clothing just before the New Year, so that they can begin the year anew. Start your year off right by adding new dresses, shirts, jackets, from ChinaSprout to your wardrobe. They will also keep you warm and stylish while you enjoy the festive celebrations of the Lunar New Year.

Accessories and Home Decor

Our newest jewelry pieces and sewing kit make thoughtful gifts for ladies. The cloisonne key chains make perfect party goodies that every child would love to have. And the zodiac ornament, pig wall hanging, and cross stitch cusion cover are great decorations to celebrate the Lunar New Year!


Relax with some tea by drinking ChinaSprout's new Puer or Jasmine tea in Yixing teapots or in bamboo, blosoom or Chinese character teacups. We have everything you need for enjoying special tea directly from China!


ChinaSprout has added fun new toys, just in time for the Lunar New Year celebration. Play with hand made lion dancers, children tambourines, puppets, or Chinese Yo-Yos. If you are going on a trip, play with Chinese chess or checkers from ChinaSprout to enjoy your trip while having fun with Chinese games!


Our latest book additions for adults include a new series about Chinese culture and history. Learning Chinese is fun when children use our new playing cards, write-and-erase books, or Baby Einstein's bilingual board books! Also introduce your child to the wonders of Asia by reading "Asian children's favoriate stories."

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.


Travel Jitters: Upset Stomach

A comment on my article “Flying High” made by a professional flight crew member leads me to address various aspects of travel sickness. We have all been there - the uncertain stomach, a head that whirls or heart that pounds. 

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 Rises - "City of Dreams"

In the streets of Shanghai, a new dream of China is being turned into reality. A generation of Chinese now lives in a style that would not look out of place in New York, Berlin or Toronto. But for its poorer residents, Shanghai can be a city of despair. (note - this channel is NOT the Discovery Channel. Tuesday December 26, 2006 5:00am-6:00am on Discovery Times - Network Series / Travel


Click here for more listings

China News

Dream World to Cosmopolis: Authors' Shanghai

NPR Morning Edition, December 15, 2006 · Shanghai, China's most exciting city, is changing at breakneck speed. That transformation, along with the hope, fear, greed and nostalgia that it engenders, is the stuff of novels. 

Listen to the full show here


NOTE: Select NY Times articles require registration which provides free and instant access to breaking news, reviews, online classifieds and more on NYTimes.com.

Wisdom of the Week

"He who learns but does not think, is lost He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger. " - Confucius


As another year passes by and we look forward to all new things that the coming year has to learn and to think, we wish you all a successful and prosperous new year, the Year of the Pig!


Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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