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Dear Friend,

It's February and we're seeing red -- red hearts, red lanterns, and red sales tags! February is a festive month with Valentine's Day on the 14th, Chinese New Year on the 18th, and ChinaSprout's New Year Sale all month long. Visit ChinaSprout to find New Year decorations for the Year of the Pig, unique gifts for loved ones, and many great products at reduced prices. Plus, we have been filling our shelves with new products from China including accessories, arts & crafts, home decor, books and 2008 Olympic accessories and apparel.

Special Promotions

Valentine's Page

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and to celebrate we have prepared a Valentine's page filled with great gift ideas for all of the special someones in your life.  Come and see some of our special favorites, which we have put together just for you! Don't forget that you can also send special heartfelt greetings with ChinaSprout's FREE Valentine ecards.

FREE Thai Dancer Doll

Celebrate Year of the Pig

February 18th is less than two weeks away. It is still not too late to get New Year products to celebrate this important Chinese holiday. Visit our Year of the Pig and Chinese New Year pages to find festive lanterns, cards, couplets, and decorations. You'll also find fun goody bag items for your New Year party or class celebration on our Party page. Don't forget friends and family far away. Send them a free ChinaSprout Chinese New Year ecards and spread good wishes for the coming year.

New Year Sale

We are offering huge savings on many great ChinaSprout products. With hundreds of new items arriving from China, we're clearing our shelves to make room for this new merchandise. Shop our New Year sale and take advantage of fantastic savings on some of our favorite products.

FREE 10 Love Cards 

Great for Valentine's Day, get 10 FREE Love cards to send to loved ones when your order totals more than $75. To apply the coupon to your order, enter the coupon code 1170733316 in the coupon box on the Shopping Cart page 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.

New Products

Beijing Olympics Happy Valentines Day

Beijing Olympic Junior Shirt 

Flower Cloisonne Easter Eggs

China Discovers the World

Olympics 2008 Pins and Shirts

ChinaSprout is proud to be an official U.S. Olympic retailer. We have just added a fabulous array of new Beijing 2008 Olympics products. In addition to the pins, keychains, and apparel below, we also have dozens more pins and key chains and shirts for adults and children.


ChinaSprout's newest cell phone cases, purses, and travel mirror will help to keep you organized while on the go. They make a great accent to any casual outfit, and so do our adorable panda earrings. Auspicious tiger shoes make a great New Year gift for babies.

Arts & Crafts 

Celebrate Chinese New Year with music, sweets, and games. Fill goody bags with chocolate pigs and ignots, play with lion dancer puppets and Chinese themed playing cards, and dance to happy Chinese New Year music. This holiday is all about family and fun, so make the most of it! And, in a quiet moment, reflect on your special moments by recording them in the silk jacket notebook.

Home Decor

Add a little Chinese flair to your holiday decorating with home decor items from ChinaSprout. Our new products include many wonderful magnets, wall hangings, tea sets, and cloisonne eggs, which are great for Easter decorating.


Chinese studies have gained a foothold in schools around the globe, and we are pleased to offer an expanding collection of Chinese language books to support Chinese language learning. We have also added informative books on Chinese culture and festivals for children and young adults, as well as a compelling book that looks at the complicated subject of international adoption.

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.


Wired Healthy

It’s so nice to make friends online. Here is a podcast I did with Ann Landi in New York for Wired Berries. Women are connecting on the Internet!

Listen to 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.


Baby Panda's First Year

Examining the first year of baby panda Tai Shan's life at the National Zoo in Washington D.C., in the the new Asia Trail exhibit.
Sunday February 11, 2007 1:00pm-2:00pm on Animal Planet - Special / Nature


Click here for more listings

China News

Internet Boom in China Is Built on Virtual Fun

NY Times February 5, 2007 - When Pony Ma, the 35-year-old co-founder of China’s hottest Internet company, sends a message to friends and colleagues, the image that pops up on their screens shows a spiky-haired youth wearing flashy jeans and dark sunglasses.

Read the full article click here

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Wisdom of the Week

"The Highway is very even, but men are fond of the short cut." - Lao Zi Says (Wise Men Talking Series)


While the short cut may entice us, it is often fraught with difficulties. Before deciding to take "the easy way", make sure that it is really the best alternative. Sometimes, a different approach may take us longer but cause us less heartache and trouble. Wishing you a Valentine's Day full of love and a New Year full of happiness.


Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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