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Dear Friend,


Give yourself the gift of a stress-free holiday season by shopping early at ChinaSprout's Holiday Shopping Page. From tree trimmings to greeting cards to stocking stuffers and special gifts, you'll find everything but the eggnog! We also have new toys, games, jewelry and other products to celebrate the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. And we're steadily expanding our education supply, so browse our new Chinese language posters, flash cards and books, too.

Special Promotions

Early Holiday Shopping

For the best selection and a relaxed shopping experience, get started now! We've found scores of new products to make your holidays special from the moment you wrap that first gift in our beautiful paper until you deliver it wearing a Chinese-silk Santa hat. You'll find these treats and many more at our Holiday Shopping Page.

Free Dragon Pouch

ChinaSprout offers you a FREE Dragon Pouch, perfect for holding a small gift, when your order totals more than $25. To apply the coupon, please add the Dragon Pouch to the Shopping Cart first, then enter the coupon code 1193710149 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'll see the message: "Coupon Applied." Offer good while supplies last.  

New and Recommended Products

Peony Sleeveless
Silk Top

Chinese Chess Set

Disk Drop Earrings 

Learn Chinese
with Mascots

Olympic Stationery

Which of the five mascots is your favorite? The cute, colorful quintet is turning up everywhere - on notebooks, pens, pencil cases - even atop keys you can take to a locksmith for cutting. Check out these new mascot products and more terrific choices just in time for holiday shopping. (The merry mascots make exceptional stocking stuffers for kids!)

Olympic Fun for Kids and Adults

Decorating the Christmas tree can bring back so many memories. And now, with these hand-painted keepsake ornaments, you'll always remember 2008 as the special year China hosted the Olympic Games! We're betting you can find a keepsake gift - whether a doll, dartboard or chess set - for nearly everyone on your list.


Our latest clothing from China includes some true gems. Reach for the lively fish-design linen top when you could use a lift in spirits, and slip into the silky Mandarin dress on days when you need to look your best. We're also featuring children's pajamas - including a precious set worth stashing away for the next baby shower.


As interest in learning Chinese increases, we're committed to bringing you the latest and best language materials available. This week, we're offering colorful posters with Chinese characters and matching images, an extra-durable set of 250 flash cards for the whole family, and wall charts to brush up on Chinese history and geography.

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.


Smoke Inhalation Herbs

There’s an old Chinese proverb that goes something like - when the Emperor is just and his reign in- keeping with Heaven, the lands and people will prosper.

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. 


Survivor: China - High School Friend Contest

Another castaway is voted out of the game. Jeff Probst is the host. Thursday November 08, 2007 8:00pm-9:00pm on CBS - Special / Reality


Click here for more listings

China News

Growing Underground Is Making Noise in China

NYTimes - BEIJING — Down a short alley in the sprawling, tourist-mobbed 798 art district here — a complex of 1950s-era military factories converted into galleries and studios — is a tiny shop that serves as one of the centers of China’s small but thriving experimental music scene.

Read the full article click here


Wisdom of the Week

  A single thread can't make a cord, nor a single tree a forest." - 100 Pearls of Chinese Wisdom  

Only when everyone pitches in and works together can important goals be achieved. Keep this Chinese proverb in mind while evaluating your own goals this week, and don't underestimate the help you can give to others!


Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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