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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Land and the People: China by Anita Ganeri
    The Land and the People: China - by Anita Ganeri

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780750298445 | ISBN 10: 0750298448

    China: the Land and People takes you on a whistlestop tour around this most incredible country. Explore its forests, rivers (including the mighty Yangtze), mountains and beaches, and meet some incredible wildlife along the way. Marvel at the vibrant ... more

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  • Cover image of book Riding on a Caravan: A Silk Road Adventure by Laurie Krebs, illustrated by Helen Cann
    Riding on a Caravan: A Silk Road Adventure - by Laurie Krebs, illustrated by Helen Cann

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782853442 | ISBN 10: 1782853448

    Travel along the Silk Road with a multi-generational family from Xi'an, China, to where China and India meet. Along the way, you'll explore China's varied geography and discover how the Silk Road fostered cultural diversity a century ago.  Inclu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moon Princess by Barbara Laban
    Moon Princess - by Barbara Laban

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908435934 | ISBN 10: 1908435933

    Her mum has disappeared and Sienna feels alone in Shanghai. Rufus – an invisible dog – is her only friend.  When their mean housekeeper starts acting suspiciously, she decides to investigate. She follows a trail of clues that leads her to a mysteriou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bronze and Sunflower by Cao Wenxuan
    Bronze and Sunflower - by Cao Wenxuan

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781406348460 | ISBN 10: 1406348465

    A classic, heartwarming tale set to the backdrop of the Chinese cultural revolution, with the timeless feels of Eva Ibbotson's Journey to the River Sea.  A beautifully written, timeless tale by bestselling Chinese author Cao Wenxuan. When Sunfl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fun and Easy Chinese: Making Mandarin Chinese child’s play! by Elinor Greenwood
    Fun and Easy Chinese: Making Mandarin Chinese child’s play! - by Elinor Greenwood

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780992888206 | ISBN 10: 0992888204

    Children will learn all aspects of the language, speaking, reading, and writing in no time. From emperors to dragons, they will discover China’s culture and history too. Creative activities make learning fun and easy.   A new and inventive wri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goldfish and Chrysanthemums by Andrea Cheng, illustrated by Michelle Chang
    Goldfish and Chrysanthemums - by Andrea Cheng, illustrated by Michelle Chang

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781600608896 | ISBN 10: 1600608892

    Nancy is helping Ni Ni (Grandma) in the kitchen when a letter arrives from China. Ni Ni grows sad when she reads that her childhood home is being torn down, along with the chrysanthemum-filled garden and fish pond she has always loved.   Afte ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lin Yi
    Lin Yi's Lantern: A Moon Festival Tale - by Brenda Williams, illustrated by Benjamin Lacombe

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846867934 | ISBN 10: 1846867932

    Meet Lin Yi - a little boy with a big heart and a talent for bargaining.   Tonight is the moon festival and he wants nothing more than a red rabbit lantern; but first he must buy the things his mother needs at the market.   This heartwarming ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Bejing by Clare Farrow and Guo Yue, illustrated by Helen Cann
    Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Bejing - by Clare Farrow and Guo Yue, illustrated by Helen Cann

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846865381 | ISBN 10: 1846865387

    Experience this coming-of-age tale that brings to life the time of the Cultural Revolution. A young boy growing up in the hutongs of China discovers the heartache of loving and having to let go when he captures a bird, only to discover that she will ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chinese Cinderella: The Mystery of the Song Dynasty Painting by Adeline Yen Mah
    Chinese Cinderella: The Mystery of the Song Dynasty Painting - by Adeline Yen Mah

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141320298 | ISBN 10: 014132029x

    Following a fall in the Shanghai market, Chinese Cinderella is whisked away to Grandma Wu's house to recover. As she lapses in and out of consciousness, she is haunted by vivid dreams that seem strange - yet somehow familiar - to her. A tale of slave ... more

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  • Cover image of book We
    We're Riding on a Caravan: An Adventure on the Silk Road - by Laurie Krebs, illustrated by Helen Cann

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781846861079 | ISBN 10: 1846861071

    Join the caravan for an exciting year-long trek along China's ancient Silk Road.  Following the rhyming, treasure-filled story are informational endnotes about the history of the Silk Road, the story of silk, important cities of China, and a full-spr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lanterns and Firecrackers: A Chinese New Year Story by Jonny Zucker, Illustrated by Jan Barger Cohen
    Lanterns and Firecrackers: A Chinese New Year Story - by Jonny Zucker, Illustrated by Jan Barger Cohen

    £6.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781845070762 | ISBN 10: 1845070763

    A simple introduction to the Chinese New Year festival.  Follow a family as they let off firecrackers, watch the amazing dragon dances and light their beautiful lanterns to celebrate the start of their New Year.   This pre-sch ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ties That Bind, Ties That Break by Lesley Namioka
    Ties That Bind, Ties That Break - by Lesley Namioka

    £6.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780141317151 | ISBN 10: 0141317159

    Set in China in 1900s the story of a young girl who defied tradition by refusing to have her feet bound and in doing so changed the course of her life forever. ... more

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