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24 Hours, 24 Professions, One World
by Echo Zhang
This nonfiction picture book, illustrates what happens in 24 hours for 24 people, each of whom has a different profession. The people live very different lives, but they work together to build this wonderful world. (Ages 7–10.
Everafter Books Publishing House

Andersen’s Fairy Tales
by Ye Junjian
This well-crafted collection contains 25 of Hans Christian Andersen’s magnificent stories, translated into simplified Chinese by Ye, a highly respected translator from China, and dozens of brilliant tempera illustrations by Bulgarian illustrator Lyuben Zidarov. (Ages 7–up.)
Everafter Books Publishing House

Beauty of the Solar Terms, The
by Zhu Aichao
The solar terms originated in China thousands of years ago. This book presents the wisdom of the ancient Chinese people and their unique understanding of time and space, which exerts great influence on daily routines to this day. It combines the history of Chinese characters, the Song of Solar Terms, and different customs across the country. (Ages 7–up.)
Thinkingdom Children’s Books

Beijing Flavor series
by Bao Dongni
Warm and imaginative, these animal and human stories are about coexistence, mutual trust, and environmental awareness with ancient Chinese wisdom woven throughout. Rights sold to France and the U.S. (Three titles; ages 3–6.)
Xinjiang Juvenile Publishing House

Big Feet Girl
by Wan Wan
In a village where foot-binding is practiced, one big-footed girl becomes a laughingstock. However, after she saves several fishermen during a storm, someone starts appreciating her big feet. (Ages 3–6.)
Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

Black Cat Detective series
by Zhu Zhixiang
Every Chinese family knows these stories, which are adapted from classic animated features produced by China’s top animation studio. Black Cat Detective is the Eastern version of Sherlock Holmes. He solves crimes and safeguards other animals in the forest. (Five titles; ages 4–8.)
Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press

Blue Rabbit-ear Grass, The
by Yang Hongying
This title is from one of Yang’s most successful series, Diary of Smiling Cat. It tells the story of Smiling Cat’s adventurous journey to obtain blue rabbit-ear grass in order to save his beloved wife Tabby Cat. The message in this book is that love is the noblest feeling in the world. (Ages 8–12.)
Tomorrow Publishing House

Calabash Brothers series, The
by Edited by Shanghai Animation Film Studio
A long time ago, there were seven super-brothers born in seven calabashes with different colors. They were brave and kind, and had different magical powers, which they used to fight evil and save the world. (13 titles; ages 4–8.)
Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press

Cat Without a Nose, The
by Zhang Tianmu
In an old tailor’s house, there is a cat without a nose. Nobody likes him except for the old tailor. The cat thinks that his life is hopeless. But one day, something changes his mind. (Ages 3–6.)
Beijing Baby Cube Children’s Brand Management Company

Chinese Poetry in Ink-and-Wash Paintings for Children
by Lin Liang et al.
The winner of China’s national award for the most beautiful book in 2017, Chinese Poetry is illustrated by Liang Peilong and contains poems written by six renowned poets (Lin Liang, Lin Huanzhang, Jin Bo, Fan Fajia, Gao Hongbo, and Xu Lu). It showcases the rural life with optimism, humor, and wisdom. (Six titles; ages 6–12.)
Guangdong New Century Publishing House

Chinese Stories
by Li Jian
Follow elementary school student Xiaoming as he travels back to different historical periods in China, and experiences interesting adventures. Learn about Chinese culture and enjoy the many Chinese historical sites illustrated in traditional ink painting. Rights sold to France and the U.S. (Five titles; ages 3–6.)
Xinjiang Juvenile Publishing House

Creator Raises One Hand, The
by Shanglin Chunman
It is spring and Miss Potato has fallen in love. The snow flutters down while the story is being told. This is a romantic and delightful fairy tale. (Ages 8–up.)
Thinkingdom Children’s Books

Dodo and Auntie Magic
by Hong Zhang
If you had an aunt with magical powers, what would your life look like? Written by award-winning children’s author Hong, this book is dedicated to her niece, who inspired her to create these magical, imaginative, and fun stories. (Three titles; ages 5–8.)
Everafter Books Publishing House

Draw a Chinese Painting: Chinese Doll and the Zodiac
by Yang Yingying
Taking the Chinese doll as its focal point, this picture book strives to convey the traditional Chinese culture and beauty. Readers get an introduction to Chinese folk art and history while learning how to create a Chinese painting. (Ages 6–12.)
Beijing Bright Culture Development Company

Dream Makers series, The
by Chen Jiatong
The author conjures a dreamworld to showcase true human nature. Here, Qiqi and other dream makers use their imaginations to build dreams, help other people’s dreams come true, and fight against desire and evil. They want to protect the world of dreams and resurrect lost imaginations. (Four titles; ages 7–12.)
Jieli Publishing House

Granny Xiu and Peach Blossom Fish
by Peng Xuejun
Granny Xiu makes a tasty dish using peach-blossom fish, and children love to eat it. But some villagers say Granny Xiu is a witch and visiting her is dangerous. One day, Granny Xiu intervenes when the children encounter a wild boar. Now the boar is dead. But where is Granny Xiu? (Ages 3–6.)
Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

Happy Milly, Molly and Lily series, The
by Jill Pitta & Gao Hongbo
“Being with Milly and Molly, that can make you happy” is the premise of this educational series that has sold in 110 countries and regions around the world. It provides children with the necessary skills to grow and deal with life’s challenges. (70 titles; ages 6–up.)
China Children’s Press & Publication Group

Hei He series
by Hei He
Animal-focused novelist Hei from Mongolia uses animals as protagonists in his books. He tells stories about the harmonic coexistence between humans and nature, the wonders of the wild, and the need for a new brand of eco-consciousness. (Eight titles; ages 6–14.)
Beijing Yutian Hanfeng Books Company

Legend of the South Village, The
by Tang Sulan
This latest fairy tale by Tang is set in the South Village. It depicts a beautiful idyllic hideaway for children and conveys the yearning for a better life and the pursuit of beauty. (Ages 7–13.)
Hunan Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Let’s Read Mao Zedong
by Han Yuhai
This book focuses on 14 key issues related to Mao Zedong, and in simple terms, presents his life and thinking. Full of exquisite illustrations and details it offers an objective perspective on Mao. (Ages 10–up.)
China Children’s Press & Publication Group

Little Prince, The
by Edited by Kids Media
Combining the enchanting story with authorized screenshots from the French film Le Petit Prince (2015), this picture book makes a classic work of literature available to younger readers. More than 200,000 copies have been sold in China. (Ages 5–12.)
Kids Media

Magical Stories series
by Chang Li
These stories combine traditional Chinese culture with modern twists. The thought-provoking ink-and-wash illustrations function as a cultural showcase of traditional Chinese elements and styles. (Three titles; ages 3–10.)
New Buds Publishing House

Maverick Pig, A
by Adapted by Zhang Ning
Originally written by contemporary Chinese novelist Wang Xiaobo, this story is about a maverick black pig that tries to break free from his restraints and run away. Readers will love the traditional cloth art and painting styles of the Han dynasty. (Ages 4–7.)
Jieli Publishing House

by Blackcrane
With poetic words and brilliant illustrations, the author tells a legendary story of a moose and a hunter. Here, human and animal trust each other and live harmoniously. Feel the warmth and love that emanates from every page of this book. (Ages 5–up.)
Jieli Publishing House

Mr Cat and Little Fairy
by Wang Yuwei
Mr. Cat finds a naughty and witty fairy who is curious about everything, and she brightens up his life. One day, he discovers that the fairy has the magical ability to make plants grow, and that his little fairy friend has only one year to live. (Ages 3–6.)
Beijing Yutian Hanfeng Books Company

My Friend at the North Pole
by Echo Zhang
One little polar bear identifies his shadow as a close and faithful friend, but lose it after polar nights arrive. He is determined to find his friend again, and thus begins his adventurous journey. This story is a warm and lively read that combines science and creativity. (Ages 3–6.)
Everafter Books Publishing House

Our First Grade
by Tong Xixi
School is starting, the wishes for a new year are put inside a box, and a Mood Tree is planted inside the classroom. Little Tong Xixi charmingly describes her firstgrade school’s simple but beautiful life. (Ages 6–up.)
Thinkingdom Children’s Books

Pandy Plays with Her Ball
by Bai Bing
This picture book, illustrated by Manola Caprini, is about little pandas losing their balls in the bamboo forest. But who needs a ball when rolling down the hill is much more fun? The whole family can join in the fun now! (Ages 3–6.)
China Children’s Press & Publication Group

Pedigree of Chinese Deities, The
by Shen Fuyu
This book opens the door to the 5,000-year history of China through Chinese mythology. Chinese deities originate from fairy tales, and this book presents a portrait of the 20 most influential deities for the Chinese people’s identity and way of thinking. (Ages 10–up.)
Thinkingdom Children’s Books

Pure Love for Little Heart series
by Cao Wenfang
These five picture books from Cao (sister of Cao Wenxuan, the first Chinese author to win the Hans Christian Andersen Award) were selected by kindergartners as her most popular works. Beautifully illustrated, the stories are both heartwarming and captivating. (Five titles; ages 3–5)
Beijing Bright Culture Development Company

Rat-a-Tat Bear, The
by Tian Yu
When children are eager to explore the world, they just might behave like cute Rat-a-Tat Bear, who learns about his world by knocking on different doors… This “Youth of China” recommended title is also a Children’s Book Laurel Award winner. (Ages 3–6.)
Beijing Yutian Hanfeng Books Company

Red Kangaroo Physical Quiz series
by Chris Ferrie
This set of books explains, in simple terms, the theories of classical, mechanical, optical, and quantum physics. An abundance of illustrations makes learning physics fun and easy for children, and not-so-daunting for parents, too. (10 titles; ages 8–up⤮#
China Children’s Press & Publication Group

Repository of Classic Series for Children, The
by Li Xiaopeng
This series presents classic stories of the natural and social sciences that are specially rewritten for teenagers. Hundreds of lively and vivid illustrations and simple prose make these great reading materials. The latest title, The Capital, has just been released. (Seven titles; ages 8–14.)
Jieli Publishing House

Stories of Little Qiao and His Buddies, The
by Mei Zihan
This series of six hilarious stories traces the exploits of Little Qiao and his buddies. The group is loud, yet imaginative, and has a very optimistic outlook on life. They are the Chinese wimpy and funny kids! (Six titles; ages 5–9.)
New Buds Publishing House

Where Are You Going, Big Rat and Little Cat? Series
by Zhou Rui
This series of books is not just a fairy tale, an encyclopedia, and a work of fiction. It is also a fantastic travel journal that covers splendid cultures, folk customs, the geographies of various countries, and much more. (Four titles; ages 6–10.)
Hunan Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

White Horse and Black Horse
by Cao Wenxuan
This picture book by Cao is about a black horse and a white horse born at the same time in a farmhouse, though both have different experiences growing up. Although many things change, what happens to them just shows their deep affection for each other. (Ages 3–8.)
Tomorrow Publishing House

Who Lives…
by He Feng
Momo is taking you to look for new friends above and under the ground. There are many surprises under the lift-the-flap pages! With warm illustrations and rich colors, it is easy for children to understand the characteristics of these animals and their habitats. (Two titles; up to age 3.)
Beijing Baby Cube Children’s Brand Management Company

Xiao Xianggu series
by Qin Wenjun
Written by popular contemporary YA author Qin, this series touches on a variety of topics, including determination, self-assurance, and familial love. The message of optimism and kindness is succinctly woven throughout the stories and unfolding pages. (20 titles; ages 6–14.)
Beijing Yutian Hanfeng Books Company

You Can’t Miss: Disney Bilingual Classic Movie Stories
by Edited by Kids Media
This is one of China’s bestselling Disney book series from Kids Media. It has sold more than one million copies since its launch in 2016. With beautiful pictures, authentic stories and high-quality audio files, it provides an enjoyable reading, listening, and learning experience for elementary readers. (23 titles; ages 6–9.)
Kids Media

Yuan Bo Animal Fiction
by Yuan Bo
In this series, Yuan entertains with magnificent animal stories such as The Legend of the Little Elephant and The Dream of Wild Water Buffalo. Through concise and vigorous language, the author provides insights into life and nature. (Six titles; ages 8–13.)
Guangdong New Century Publishing House