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100,000 Whys, 6th Edition
by Edited by Han Qide
With new questions and fresh content in an attractive full-color design, this series sets out to explore topics in basic sciences, recent scientific discoveries and inventions, and hot issues on the leading edge of scientific research. (18 volumes; ages 9–up.)
Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Adventure of Prince, The
by Qin Wenjun
The characters and adventures in this series occur in a realistic world where children and adults alike will encounter beauty and ugliness, simplicity and complexity, happiness and sadness. Readers are encouraged to find the wisdom, courage, and strength to face life challenges. (Three volumes; ages 8–12.)
Hunan Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Adventures of San Mao
by Zhang Leping
Sanmao, a child with only three hairs on his head, is a Chinese boy who is also a symbol of Chinese identity. His adventures span the 1930s (as a naughty young boy), the 1940s (as a soldier), and modern China (as a keen sports fan and science enthusiast, and everything else). (Ages 6–10.)
Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Afanti: Comics Edition
by Li Qiang
Tinged with a strong Xinjiang ethnic flavor, the classical stories of the inimitable Afanti are delivered here in three vividly illustrated volumes, with each focusing on his humor and wisdom. (Three volumes; ages 7–10.)
Xinjiang Juvenile Publishing House

by Mu Ling
Whether it is telling the story of a wolf, boar, eagle, or extinct dinosaur, this series depicts the harshness of the natural world even as it praises the beauty, diversity, and resilience of the animal kingdom and nature. (Eight volumes; ages 8–14.)
Hunan Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Baby I Know You
by Wu Xia
Each book in this series recreates the world of children, exploring that world’s innocence as well as its fantastical and scary bits. The series urges parents to take it slow and to try to appreciate a child’s thought processes, perspectives, and emotions. (Five volumes; ages 3–6.)
Anhui Children’s Publishing House

Baozi the Little Bear
by Yuzhi Feixiang
This fantasy series about a three-year old boy and his little magical toy bear has sold nearly 500,000 copies in China. Woven in throu g h o u t a r e t h e t h e m e s o f c o m p a n i o n s h i p , l o v e , r e s p o n s i
Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Chinese Classics & Traditional Animations
by Shanghai Animation Film Studio
With handpainted illustrations by Chinese masters, this series, which includes “The Monkey King,” is a perfect addition to any home library. (Two nine-volume sets; ages 3–up.)
Children’s Fun Publishing Company

Chinese Fairy Tales Through the Generations
by Edited by Wang Quangen
This compendium offers six classic ancient Chinese fairy tales. One of them, Yeh-hsien, is one of the oldest versions of Cinderella, told some 800 years before the version popular today. (Six volumes; ages 7–up.)
Children’s Fun Publishing Company

Classic Picture Books in China
by Edited by Yan Xiaoli et al.
This collection celebrates the best of Chinese picture books and original illustrations from the 1960s and 1970s. It contains classics such as The Giant Turnip, Pony Crossing the River, and Pig Eating the Watermelon. (11 volumes; ages 3–up.)
Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

Daddy in the Pocket
by Yang Peng
This highly imaginative series is about a shrunken, pocketsize father accompanying the protagonist Yang Ge on one adventure after another. What boy is worried about encountering a pterosaur—or super villain—when he has dad in his pocket? Definitely not Yang Ge! (12 volumes; ages 8–12.)
Zhejiang Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Daddy, Don’t Be Afraid
by Bai Bing
Father Bear and Cub Kaka go out to find food, with the latter warned not to eat white-flowering rabbit grass, lest he turn into a rabbit. But when Father Bear turns into a rabbit, Kaka has to be his protector and grows up fast. (Ages 3–6.)
China Children’s Press & Publication Group

Express Delivery from Dinosaur World
by Dong Yanan
This mysterious package unveils a prehistoric world of dinosaurs of different shapes and colors. The 10 adventures within contain activities, puzzles, and games that will keep your child entertained for hours. (Ages 5–8.)
21st Century Publishing

Extraordinary Life Stories
by Lin Manqiu
An inspiring series on the lives of eight extraordinary people—Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Stephen Hawking, Steve Jobs, Ang Lee, Hayao Miyazaki, and Ando Tadao—that seeks to uncover their courage, patience, and perseverance. (Eight volumes; ages 8–12.)
Hunan Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Father Tree
by Liu Haiqi
Environmental concerns and the author’s wild imagination give rise to these novels, which revolve around a troubled botanist, his wise wife, marauding arms dealers, and helpful animals. A happy (and green) read full of joy, magic, and ecological awareness. (Three volumes; ages 11–14.)
Anhui Children’s Publishing House

Five Little Wolves
by Shen Shixi
From the king of animal stories, whose books have sold over 26 million copies, Five Little Wolves is about the interwoven paths of five young wolves with different personalities and destinies. (Ages 10–14.)
Zhejiang Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Fun Pop-up Classic Fairy Tales
by Zhou Meiqiang
Classic fairy tales, from the tortoise hare race to Pinocchio, now come with complex pop-ups and pull tabs! Each book offers 16 beautifully illustrated pages for fun parent-child interaction. (Eight volumes; up to age 3.)
Anhui Children’s Publishing House

Goodnight, Wolf
by Tang Sulan
This series is a continuation of the author’s bestselling books about wolves. In this series, the protagonist is awkward, awesome, kind, and funny, and totally relatable to young children. (Two volumes; ages 3–9.)
Children’s Fun Publishing Company

by Michael Grejniec
Whimsical, imaginative, and inspiring, this picture book is about a frog named Hahaha who wonders about his lack of a tail and his journey to find the tail in question. (Ages 3–6.)
21st Century Publishing

I Am Hua Mulan
by Qin Wenjun
Set in modern times, in this story a little girl dreams about her namesake, the legendary warrior Hua Mulan, and of the warrior Mulan’s life—the hardships of war, the beauty of comradeship in the battlefield, and the longing for home. The modern Mulan proves just as courageous and kind as her namesake. (Ages 6–up.)
China Children’s Press & Publication Group

by Liu Huimin
The essence of Mongolia—its history, philosophy, politics, economy, military, customs, and rugged landscape—runs through this epic that chronicles the heroic stories of Jangar and his 12 commanders. (14 volumes; ages 8–12.)
Xinjiang Juvenile Publishing House

Lemon Butterfly
by Cao Wenxuan
Illustrated by Roger Mello, the pages of this book follow a lemon-colored butterfly’s journey across deserts, rivers, and mountains in search of a field of flowers. Unfortunately, the field of flowers is submerged in flood water. This is a story of nature, dreams, and unflinching courage. (Ages 6–up.)
China Children’s Press & Publication Group

Little Bird Princess
by Qin Wenjun
Two girls—willful and arrogant Guoguo and kind and noble Jigu—enter the imaginative world of the Kingdom of a Thousand Birds and are transformed into bird princesses. (Three volumes; ages 7–10.)
Jieli Publishing House

Little Boy Naughty Hu
by Le Duoduo
This series of novels for primary schoolers in China is about life in the classroom (misbehavior, struggles to fit in, and more) and relationships with teachers, parents, and fellow classmates. It is filled with humor and tips on growing up. (10 volumes; ages 8–12.)
Zhejiang Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Little Surprise
by Xiao Mao et al.
Using simple words, this bilingual early childhood picture book series encourages and stimulates toddlers to start learning and thinking creatively. The English text is by Harvard linguist Josh Steinberg. (20 volumes; ages 2–up)
Jieli Publishing House

Ming’s Adventure
by Li Jian
A modern-day boy gets lost (or distracted) and ends up on great adventures during his travels with his father to the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, the Shaolin Temple, and other places. (Five volumes; ages 3–6.)
Xinjiang Juvenile Publishing House

Naughty Pip
by Wang Fahua
The story of Pip’s lively and innocent life—full of fun and mischief—is used to advance a better understanding of, and better responses to, a child’s behavior and psychological and emotional makeup, in order to help a child become a confident and good person. (Two volumes; ages 3–6.)
Anhui Children’s Publishing House

Nono and Soso
by Reng Rongrong
An anthology of short stories containing the popular and whimsical tales of two boys—one forgetful, the other unhappy. One becomes an architect while the other becomes an actor, and their intertwined lives continue to bring joy and insight to readers. (Ages 8–up.)
Zhejiang Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

On the Origin of Species
by Miao Desui
This exquisite book relates Darwin’s academic life, his theory of evolution, and the impact of his discoveries on today’s world. Using plain language and hundreds of illustrations, this book is both illuminating and accessible to young children. (Ages 7–up.)
Jieli Publishing House

Original Picture Books from Zhang Leping Award
by Chen Lianhua et al.
The books in this series are winners of the awar d n a m e d f o r c o m i c a r t i s t Z h a n g L e p i n g , w h o p l a y e d a k e y r o l e i n t h e d e v e l o p m e n t o f m o d e r n c o m i c s ( o r m a n h u a ) i n C h i n a , a n d w h o s e n o t a b l e w o
Children’s Fun Publishing Company

Panda’s Story, A
by Tang Yaming
Beautifully illustrated in black-andwhite (with vivid red text), A Panda’s Story chronicles the birth, growth, and survival of a panda, and that panda’s reunion with his mother. Weaved into the story is the 2008 Sichuan earthquake that devastated much of the giant panda’s habitat. (Ages 3–6.)
21st Century Publishing

School of Cool Bugs
by Wu Xiangmin
This is China’s very first original comic series that offers in-depth knowledge of the insect world. The series vividly illustrates all sorts of insects while highlighting their unique characteristics, habits, and habitats through funny and entertaining adventures. (12 volumes; ages 6–up.)
Jieli Publishing House

Stories of Clumsy Wolf
by Tang Sulan
This award-winning laugh-a-minute series is about a warm-hearted wolf who is clumsy, funny, honest, and simple, and who is kind to all sorts of friends (including a bunny, duckling, kitten, and more). (Eight volumes; ages 6–12.)
Hunan Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Through the Eyes of a Teenager
by Yin Jianling
Orphaned during the 1937 Battle of Shanghai, a 12-year-old grew up amid strangers in orphanages to become a postman. Through all these years, he continued to believe that his younger sister did not perish during the battle… (Ages 7–up.)
Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

Traditional Chinese Festivals
by Zheng Chunhua
Beautiful illustrations and lively stories introduce traditional Chinese festivals and customs involving activities such as dragon-boat racing, eating dumplings and mooncake, and kite flying. (Eight volumes; ages 3–6.)
Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

When I Was in My Childhood
by Bao Dongni
A panorama of old Beijing from the 1930s through the 1990s is central to this series, which depicts changes to life and culture in the capital city and its hutongs. (Four volumes; ages 3–6.)
Xinjiang Juvenile Publishing House

Where Does Rice Come From?
by Yu Hongchang
Young readers will learn about how rice is grown—the tools used, the ideal planting conditions, and the different stages a seed must go through before it eventually becomes a grain of rice. (Ages 5–up.)
China Children’s Press & Publication Group

Xiaomi Grows Up
by Yin Jianling
With her family thrown into disarray—grandfather falls ill, and mother has to move to a mountain village for six months for work—first-grader Xiaomi makes her own decisions, finds unexpected surprises, and gains many new experiences. (Six volumes; ages 7–up.)
Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

You Give Me Roses, What Do I Give You?
by Fang Suzhen
Written to mark World Book Day, this title starts with a raccoon giving a squirrel a rose as a gift, which the squirrel then gives to her mother, who decides to tell a story in return. And the story is then passed on from one to the next as a gift. (Ages 3–up.)
Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

You’re My Sister
by Peng Xuejun
In a remote and scenic village where life is simple, a group of girls from two different families illustrate bonds of love and friendship that are lasting, pure, and precious. (Ages 8–14.)
21st Century Publishing