• Children's & YA

      Fruit Rain

      by Zhi Qi

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      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.

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      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.

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      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.

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      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.

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      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.

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      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

      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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      Pictures of the Four Seasons

      by Teng Yuxu

      This is an essay collection describing the beautiful scenery of the four seasons. The verdancy bud foils the vitality of spring; The unimpressive insects sings the joy of summer; The round soybean gives people the delight of autumn; The numbing-cold winter writes fantastic tales on the glass. The words and pictures in the book not only bring the readers the beauty of the nature, but also let them edify sentiment from the profound artistic conception, enrich their own imagination from the thick poetic flavor, taste the good of the life from the flowing truth, improve their language expression from the beautiful world.

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      The Story of A Basket of Cats

      by Gui Wenya

      This is an essay collection about cats. In the author’s eyes, cats are humorous, sensitive and mysterious by nature and every cat has its unique characteristics. A group of cats walk into the author’s life somehow and become the communication object of the author. Therefore, cats and human have their own pass phrase and interesting destiny. What the author wants to tell us through his observation and narration is that it is cats’ friendship, innocent kindness and selfless love that switch into the beautiful words in the book.

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      I Want My Carving Knife

      by Liu Jianping

      This book collects nine short novels written by the famous writer—Liu Jianping. This book is based on the colorful and wonderful campus and outside life, and each short novel has different writing style, moving or humorous and lively, vivid or thoughtful. The Author makes the novel equip with strong readability and vivid feeling of reality. 《The Moment of Solitude》 is adapted into a TV show with the same name by Jiangsu TV Station.

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      You are Seven Years Old This Year

      by Liu Jianping

      Seven years old is undoubtedly a turning point in the growing journey. They are about to step into an ocean of knowledge after leaving the pool of fun—Kindergarten. They are about to be on their own after freeing from their teachers’ and parents’ protection. What adventure will the children get into? What strange ideas will the children burst in their little mind? What about the parents after their children go to the primary school? This book is a long documentary novel and it was written by Liu Jianping when his son was seven years old. This book depicts the dawn of every morning and leaving and returning of his sone. This book was once adapted into a four-episode TV show-《The Great Bangbang》by Nanjing TV Station and it won “Feitian Award”

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      Big Potato, the Pilot

      by Mei Zihan

      “Big Potato” is the nickname of the young boy, Dai Doudou. He loves to play pretend aeroplanes, and one day his friends gather in a large crowd, queueing up to be passengers in his 'plane'. They wait and wait, until they get bored and decide to play pretend trains instead. In the end they still set off together, headed toward Paris! This story of a group of friends playing a game is told from a child's viewpoint, showing their conversations and actions, revealing their thoughts and feelings. Full of childlike innocence and fun, it is sure to please the little ones!

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      My Father and I Turn Into Mice

      by Mei Zihan

      The naughty little boy, Dai Doudou, is often told to keep quiet by his mother when he's being too noisy. He's told to keep quiet while eating, while walking, and even when bouncing a ball...and so it was that Dai Doudou decided to become a gentle, quiet little mouse, free to roam around wherever he pleased. His father agreed to the idea, and himself decided to turn into a mouse. In the end, even his mother, who wanted everyone to “keep quiet”, turns into a mouse. The book employs gentle humour to describe a child's escape from a stifling family life into the realm of imagination; looking at modern, everyday problems through a lens of fantasy and illusion.

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      Big Big Banana Rides a Dog

      by Mei Zihan

      An argument happens in the kindergarten: Big Banana said that he dares to ride a puppy down the street. Meanwhile, teacher kitty said that he once rode a tiger on the street. However, all this happens in their dreams. As a result, kids begin talking about all of their dreams…These lovely “nonsenses” are not lies, but really fairy tales in the eyes of a person who loves kids a lot. The book is written by famous children’s literature writer-Mei Zihan, and its stories are humorous and slightly naughty, and full of vivid illustrations. The book is painted by youthful painter-Bu Jiamei, and she deftly uses color to distinguish reality from imagination, which makes the book colorful and strongly expressive.

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      Sparrow Kindergarten

      by Mei Zihan

      Sparrow Kindergarten is very interesting! Kids twitter all the time like a sparrow, fly to relax like a sparrow, crowd to pick up the rice grain like a sparrow, take a nap like a sparrow and they line their shoes like a sparrow…One day, those who practice flying like a sparrow will fly to the vast sky and “fly” into their own future. The book is written by famous children’s literature writer-Mai Zihan, and its language is very humorous with many characters and vivid pictures. It forms a complete kids’ paradise with the rest of Zihan’s picture books.

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      The Wriggling Snake

      by Wang Yimei

      The book is a story about friendship and accompany. The snake likes wriggling. Therefore, no matter where he goes, the place is in a mess. Until one day, it meets a boy named Amu who plays the flute and changes his lifestyle.

    • Children's & YA

      Sweat

      by Chen Xiaoting

      Where does sweat come from? Why do we sweat? You can get your answers after reading this book. This is a science picture book which helps children understand their own body. With many fine illustrations in a humor and vivid language, the book successfully create a relaxed and pleasant reading atmosphere.

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      The Mighty Tale at Night

      by Mei Zihan

      “Let Lilar keep dreaming. The dream is great.” What dream does little boy Lilar have? It is a mighty dream full of fun and excitement, where mom and dad play like children. In the dream, the happiness of childhood is celebrated.

    • Children's & YA

      The Night Before Chinese New Year

      by Qi Zhi

      This is a heart-warming story about a group of childhood friends. The winter vacation comes. Trickle, a primary school student, has much fun with his classmates – he has no alternative in that his family left him for breadwinning in other cities. Much happy as they are, these children miss their parents very much. For Trickle, the day before New Year is when he finally gets to be reunited with his beloved father.

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