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Dear Friend,


Give kids an edge by helping them learn Chinese, the world's most widely spoken language. At ChinaSprout, we've scoured the market for learning materials that get the best results. You'll find them here, along with new products including delightful dolls, crafts, stationery and clothes just right for warm weather. And don't miss our popular Summer Sale, where the bargains are simply too good to pass up!

Special Promotions

Learn Chinese Materials

Check out ChinaSprout's collection of Chinese learning materials, including textbooks (in Simplified or Traditional characters), dictionaries, flash cardsDVDs, CD-ROMs and more. You'll find items for preschool and elementary students, middle school, high school or college students, or anyone who wants to learn Chinese for fun or for travel. SPECIAL! 20% off Chinese Power Learning Game. 

FCC Calendar Pre-Order

PRE-ORDER the 2008 "From China With Love" calendar now and it will be shipped in mid-September. Featuring adorable photos of girls and boys adopted from China, this consistently best-selling calendar brings joy to every family! Enjoy a discount when you order two copies and an even greater price break when you order a box of 25.

Summer Sale

Here's the annual sale ChinaSprout's long-time customers have been waiting for! One look may convince you to start Christmas shopping in July. You'll save up to 60% on toys, accessories, home decor, and dresses and shirts for kids, babies and women--plus lots more. So come in from the heat and browse for school clothes, birthday gifts, and of course, something just for you.


FREE Jasmine Tea

Let ChinaSprout treat you to an excellent cup of tea! You'll get FREE Jasmine Tea in our attractive ChinaSprout container when your order totals more than $50. Please request "FREE TEA" in the "Ordering Instructions" on the shopping cart page. Tea is not included in the package if you don't request it. Offer good while supplies last.  

New Products

Peony Flower Cotton Handbag

Peace and Harmony Doll

Chinese Made Easy for Kids Cards

Culture Cubs - Let's Learn Mandarin


Better have your camera handy, because your kids will look perfectly adorable in the comfy pajamas new to our collection. This week, we're also featuring Mandarin summer dresses for every occasion and stylish shirts for men and boys. They'll appreciate the cool, cotton fabric tastefully decorated with dragons and Chinese calligraphy. While you're browsing, peek at the panda on our Beijing Olympics T-shirt for kids!

Crafts and Dolls

Need a break from the heat? Dive into ChinaSprout's cool new collection of craft supplies. Try your hand at Chinese brush painting, or get creative with these wonderfully detailed rubber stamps. We've even found some precious new dolls to keep little ones happily occupied while you release your inner artist.


You'll look for an excuse to write thank you notes after seeing ChinaSprout's great new Asian-themed note card selection. When it's your turn to give, share your interest in Chinese culture with brightly colored gift bags adorned with Tianjin folk paintings. We're also offering a scenic calendar that might make you want to book a flight to China!

Chinese Language Books

Experts say kids who learn to speak Chinese now will have a distinct advantage in coming decades. ChinaSprout has built the largest supply of educational materials that help children do just that. This week, we've added more posters, workbooks, texts, picture cards, CD-ROMs and stickers--something for every learning style.

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.


Recipe of the Week: Carrot Puree & Surprise Pudding

Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A and a very good source of vitamin C, vitamin K, dietary fiber.

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. 


Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations - Shanghai

Tony takes a tour of Shanghai featuring culture and cuisine Monday July 30, 2007 10:00pm-11:00pm on TRAVEL - The Travel Channel - Network Series / Travel


Click here for more listings

China News

Settling Down in a City in Motion

NYTimes, July 19, 2007. THE first week I lived in Shanghai, I was walking down Nanjing Street, in front of Cartier, and a man tried to sell me tiger paws. I was near one of the main high-end shopping plazas, a glittering mass of high-rise office buildings and luxury stores...
Read the full article click here


Wisdom of the Week

"Don't worry about being misunderstood but about understanding others." - Quotations from Confucius


Taking a little extra time to make sure we truly understand others can mean the difference between a world of frustration and strong, healthy relationships. In our rush to move ahead, let's not forget to slow down and listen ever so carefully to the people in our lives.


Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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