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Dear Friend,


Easter arrives a bit early this year, so it's time to choose special outfits and goodies to create magical, memorable Easter baskets for your loved ones. Cloisonne eggs, feng shui bunnies, flowery dresses - you'll find everything you need to make your holiday special on our Easter Page. We're also doing some serious spring cleaning at ChinaSprout to make room for new products, so hop on over to our Spring Sales now!

Special Promotions

 Here Comes Easter

We've combined tradition with whimsy and Asian inspiration to help you stage an Easter celebration they'll remember long after the chocolate bunnies are gone. Our eggs are stone or cloisonne, our cuddly bunnies sport Chinese characters, and our Easter dresses feature charming flower details. Along with ChinaSprout's other Easter essentials, these favorites usher in spring beautifully!

Spring Sales!

It's the season ChinaSprout regulars have been waiting for - the BIG SPRING SALE!As we clear shelves in our warehouse, we're sure you'll find something that appeals to you (and your wallet) in apparel, accessories, calendars, home decor, crafts and more.

FREE Brocade Mirror

ChinaSprout offers you a FREE Brocade Mirror when your order totals more than $25. To apply the coupon, please add the Mirror to the Shopping Cart first, then enter the coupon code 1203819516 in the coupon box on the Shopping Cart page and hit the "Apply Coupon" button. Offer good while supplies last.   

New and Recommended Products

Welcome Spring

Silk Double Fish Peony Poncho  

Bird and Flower Tea Set

Corolle Dolly Licorice

Xiaoning's Picks

  • One Year in Beijing Very few picture books explore the lives of kids in modern China. Our award-winning book, One Year in Beijing, was created to remedy that. Grace Lin illustrates the story of a young girl's daily life in Beijing as revealed in engaging journal format.
  • Double Happiness Baby Dress This glimmering bestseller combines our customers' love of the Double Happiness symbol with exceptionally pretty, sheer fabric. It's great for all occasions - especially Easter celebrations.
  • Welcome Spring Doll These lovely ladies help girls ring in spring most fashionably. Dressed in beautiful brocade, they're great fun to play with this time of year. An elegant addition to Easter baskets!

Apparel & Accessories

Easter Day may not last forever, but the photos will! Make yours extra-special by choosing pretty Mandarin dresses from our spring collection designed with both adults and kids in mind! This week, we're also introducing comfy new clothes to stay home in - like a silky caftan that just might prompt you to schedule your next day off.

Easter Eggs and Home Decor

For a standout Easter basket, add one or several colorful cloisonne eggs featuring flowers and that ever-popular panda. Adults collect them, too! Other egg options include exquisitely carved cinnabar, flowers and birds on stone, and the 12 zodiac animals on alabaster. New arrivals at ChinaSprout include a tea set, teapot and stylish napkins perfect for springtime parties.

Books, DVDs, Music

What better way to expose kids to written Chinese than with beautifully illustrated books in Simplified characters? We're offering several this week, as well as bilingual Dora the Explorer DVDs featuring Mandarin Chinese and English - a sure favorite among young ones. Adults will also find an engaging new language program and a multimedia encyclopedia of Chinese culture!

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.


This Year's Flu Shot Fizzles

California health officials have announced the state’s first flu-related pediatric death this season — a child from Orange County. 

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. 


Bringing Home Baby - "Sara Comes Home"

A couple who have long wanted a child of their own decide to adopt a baby from China, and they must go through a difficult and trying journey to bring her home; the entire family is bursting with excitement as they bring home the toddler. Wednesday February 27, 2008 10:00am-10:30am on TLC - The Learning Channel - China Adoption


Click here for more listings

China News

A Rat in the Kitchen

New York Times - February 9, 2008   BEFORE I begin, a wish to all for good fortune in this Lunar New Year, annum 4706, a Year of the Rat in the cyclical Chinese zodiac. It is a custom each year to look into the character and traits of the creature that governs one’s birth year, and to ask if they might mirror one’s own propensities. 

Read the full article click here


Wisdom of the Week


Small as it is, the sparrow has all the vital organs." 100 Pearls of Chinese Wisdom


It's true that the most important things are not necessarily grand and showy. Keep your eyes open this week for life's many small blessings - and enjoy them fully!


Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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