• Children's & YA
      May 2012 - May 2022

      Streetlamp Number Eight

      by Cao Wenxuan

      Perched over a green-tiled street, streetlamp number eight watches life as it is plays out on the street below, as if with a pair of attentive eyes. Old codgers, dogs, aged women...they come and go, back and forth. The story is like a stage play, with the street light illuminating the vicissitudes of life.

    • Children's & YA
      May 2012 - May 2022

      The Call of the Sky

      by Cao Wenxuan

      Dian Er is a swan that grew up in a flock of geese. He has a happy family, and a mother that loves him very much. When spring comes, he hears the call of the sky, and Dian Er can't stop himself from beating his wings and soaring off into the sky. But will he be able to leave his loving mother as well as his brothers and sisters behind? The book is a moving description of the conflict between natural instinct and emotions.

    • Children's & YA
      May 2012 - May 2018

      The Clockwork Mouse

      by Cao Wenxuan

      The little boy Pica has a clockwork mouse, and it gains his love and affection by winning races. But before long, an electric mouse takes its place, and the clockwork mouse is put in the trash. Inadvertently, the mouse rolls under the sofa. When the real mice that live in the house gang up on the electric mouse, the clockwork mouse courageously steps forward to protect him. But when he overexerts himself and his clockwork mechanism breaks, how will he survive?

    • Children's & YA

      Umbrella Over Berlin

      by Cao Wenxuan

      An umbrella goes to Berlin on holiday with its holder, but is left in the hotel because it doesn't rain. The person visits the Brandenburg gate, the Berlin Wall, and the Holocaust Memorial, but the poor old umbrella sees nothing. And so, on the last day of the holiday, the umbrella flies out of the window, and up into the sky above Berlin.

    • Children's & YA

      Yu Bao’s World

      by Huang Beijia

      The 11-year old boy-Yu Bao walks and runs on the dusty “Heaven Street” every day, which is located at rural-urban joint place. During his journey, he passes many groceries by which nonnatives make a living, wades across muddy rainwater which is up to the waist, detours huge dump of the city. Meanwhile, he worries about where he can place his desk ,and he is anxious about how to find his missing father, and he is concerned about helping his laborious mother, and he is also happy just because his sisters—Yu Xiang and Yu Duo are happy……The boy’s life is difficult but neither embarrassed, alone, nor dark. Not only because his whole family can stay together, but there is sincere friendship from his companions—Meng Xiaowei, Luo Tianyu and so on. It is a long novel which directly involves current reality. The author pays attention to the living condition and status of the kids who are from rural places, and talks about loneness, setback, fear, perplexing, disaster even death that they face in their boyhood. After the first draft of this works was finished. it was once read by teachers, students and children’s parents in many primary schools. To some extent, it was a classic works created by famous author and some little readers.

    • Children's & YA

      A Kiss to My Mum

      by Huang Beijia

      A Kiss to My Mum is a novel that delves into the growth of a child from a single-parent family. The hero is a ten-year-old boy called Zhao Andi. He is Zhao Andi to his teacher, My Dear An to his father and Didi to his mother. At his father’s funeral, for the first time he sees his mother Shu Yimei, so beautiful as if she stepped down from a photo. At this gloomy moment Didi was pushed to an arduous cliff, on the other side of which is his mother Shu Yimei, blowing the scent of orange. The novel develops around the gradual emotional thaw of the boy and his mother. At first they cannot get along with and are watchful of each other. But distance gradually gives way to proximity and then to mutual understanding and harmony between the two on their way to the future. This is a story of a boy and his parents, singing high praise for children. It is also about our life, our minds and love. All the characters in the novel are very much realistic, including the boy of slight autism and the mother of slight depression. The atmosphere of modern life in the novel is achieved through the depiction of other characters such as the hero’s classmate and good friend Zhang Xiaochen, his sister Ke’er, his uncle Baolin and his English teacher Li Qinsong, a man of dubious identity, thus adding to the enjoyment of the book.

    • Children's & YA

      Gou’er Drifting from a Boat

      by Huang Beijia

      Gou’er Drifting from a Boat is a novel about growth. In the small neighborhood with the name “The Yard of Phoenix Tree”, a group of children whose parents are middle school teachers and quite an ordinary girl become good friends and they try all the games under the sun. The reader may join the group, among which there is the clever Xiao’ai, the learned Fang Mingliang, the noble Bunny, the naughty Xiao Shan and Xiao Shui, the fairy-like Little Sister and the hero Gou’er, the very ordinary girl who has high aspiration but bad fortune. With this group the reader may go scooping for fish with a net, catching cicadas with something sticky, secretly taking books out of school libraries, reading the comic strips A Dream of Red Mansions without parents’ permission, writing letters directly to the Great Leader Mao Zedong, looking small before a beautiful coryphée, feeling nervous at the bodily changes at teenage, tasting the vague love between teenagers and lots of other things. Reading the novel is like viewing an ancient film, offering the reader not only great fun and joy but also melancholy.

    • Children's & YA

      Children’s Eye

      by Huang Beijia

      The most anticipated entry in the series by Huang Beijia. It is the latest novel by Huang Beijia, following the style of her beloved work The Tenderest Eyes. It is a story of a group of kids growing up in a rather poor neighborhood in China during the 1970s. Though they have experienced much hardships and indifference in the process of growing up, those unforgettable and precious childhood memories give them the purest children’s eyes to view the world.

    • Children's & YA

      The Flower Petals Drop

      by Wang Miao

      Setting Beijing of 1920s as the background, the novel describes a story among three girls from different classes, whose names are Ye Jingzhi, Waner and Lu Aiyi. The novel draws an outline of the panorama of history and customs of ancient Beijing. Ye Jingzhi grows up in the southern China and follows her father who works in the Ministry of Foreign Affair to Beijing, and they rent a house in Aunt Guan's courtyard. Jingzhi's mother is constantly ill and her two younger brothers are too naughty and stubborn, so her life doesn’t go well at all. However, Jingzhi gradually adapts herself to the Beijing life, and forms a deep relationship with poor Waner and Lu Aiyi whose parents are officers with high rank.

    • Children's & YA

      Jin Sisters in Southern Village

      by Guo Jiangyan

      This is a story of children's growth, which describes the children finally walk out of the closed environment and set foot on broad road after they experience strong inner struggle. The heroines Jin Xiaoxi and Jin Xiaoliu live in a remote village in the mountains and they lead a simple, calm and boring life. The outside world doesn’t open to her until Xiaoxi comes across a city girl Tulan who escapes from kidnapping. She and other villagers help Tulan free from villains and gain freedom. The heroines also open their innocent and naive world and step forward to the wonderful future world. This novel has a strong power to make readers feel warm and touching.

    • Children's & YA

      Escape to Victory

      by Liu Hanqi

      There live a group of little joyous residents in the soybean field near the village. They are: Ant Wu yangyang, Hedgehog Zha zhajian and Field Mouse Duo Duoyuan. The little boy named Douwa likes to play with these cute animals very much in the soybean field. One day, there is a huge human shadow covering the soybean field in the sky. How can these residents in the field get through this crisis? Come and open the book, and let's find out the answer together.

    • Children's & YA

      The Battle of Protecing Eggs

      by Liu Hanqi

      The hen Lu Xiaohua has a poor memory and lays the eggs everywhere while the mouse Bi Shujia loves eating eggs very much and stares at Lu Xiaohua day and night. One day, Lu Xiaohua lays the eggs in the soybean field and the residents launch a battle of protecting the eggs. Has the eggs been protected? How is the end going? Come and open the book, and let's find out the answer together.

    • Children's & YA

      The Adventure of Finding a Friend

      by Liu Hanqi

      The grasshopper named Tiepi is sold to the town, so the residents in the field maximize their adventure spirit to save Tiepi back by rushing to the town together. The villain Bi Shujia in the last story appears again, but this time does he give the residents a hand or stand in their way? How does this adventure come to an end? Come and open the book, and let's find out the answer together.

    • Children's & YA

      Little Tiger is not Afraid

      by Wang Zuming

      This book tells us a story about a tiger’s growth. The little Tiger doesn’t get along well with other animals because he always shows off himself. But one day, he burst out crying loudly because his paws are injured by the thistles and thorns. After others animals tried to help him without hesitation, he finally understood that friendship isn’t gained by power and force. Meanwhile, he shared a birthday cake made by his mother with other animals and he gained happiness and joy as well.

    • Children's & YA

      A Bird in the Orchard

      by Jin Bo

      This is a children’s essay collection which mainly describes birds. The author describes his observation and discovery towards the living habit of more than 30 kinds of birds by using flexible and elegant writing style. We can feel the relation of interdependence between man and nature through these words. Every single essay not only describes the accurate popular science of birds, also includes imagination and children interest, in other words, it is a model essay for primary students to observe and describe the relationship between man and birds.

    • Children's & YA

      The Impression of Insect

      by Jin Bo

      It is an essay about insects. The author describes the anecdotes between him and some common insects in his daily life, such as: field cricket, cicada. The book tells us their different appearance and living habit by using plain and concise language and fresh detail. We can strongly feel the author’s kindness and affection towards these tiny lives, and also we can feel the poetry between lines.

    • Children's & YA

      The Tiny Spring

      by Mao Lulu

      This essay collection mainly describes the tiny beauty of the weeds, flowers, birds and butterflies that people are likely to ignore. Through the smooth and beautiful words, you can feel the twittering of sprout of the weeds, the whisper of the green leaves, the beauty of the flowers in bud, the whistle of the returning of the sparrows. You also can use your heart to hum a growing sing with the flora and fauna. You will learn observe and describe the tiny beauty of the four seasons and the beauty of the harmony.

    • Children's & YA

      The Hoopoe Living with Us

      by Lu Bing

      This is an essay collection mainly surrounding a living experience of a Hoopoe bird. The bird came to live in my wooden hut in spring, and hatched five baby birds in the heating conduit crawled rose flowers. The little Hoopoe birds grew out feathers and flied way under the guidance of their mother and father. Surrounded by the singing sound of the birds, my parents read fairy tales to me, take me to the temple fair and we enjoyed Lantern Festival and Tomb-sweeping Day happily together. This collection praises the beauty of a harmonious life between nature and human.

    • Children's & YA

      The Snow Fox in Changbai Mountains

      by Wang Lichun

      This is an essay collection describing the natural scenery of the Northeastern area. The author presents us the common animals living in the northeastern area, especially around Changbai mountains, such as manchurian tiger, roe deer, water buffalo. The author uses humorous writing style to describes a herd of animals which have a strong regional characteristics, and he also paints a vivid northeastern animal phase diagram.

    • Children's & YA

      A Friend Under the Bed

      by Feng Huiyue

      This is an essay collection about the life in the countryside, which contains childhood memory and life documentary. The author lived in the countryside and he played in the field or under the windbreak everyday and met small animals again and again. The author liked to observe them and obtained great imagination after he observe them. That beauty and cozy feeling urges the author to record these animals and interest when he grows up. Hopefully, the readers will follow me to walk into the world of nature and discover the nature, and cherish the nature.

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