About Thinkingdom

Thinkingdom Media Group Ltd. is a media enterprise focusing on content innovations, operating in following fields: books planning, publishing and distribution, e-books, books retail business, and copyrights related business such as book-to-film adaptation projects. On April 25th, 2017, Thinkingdom was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (Stock code: 603096).Thinkingdom adheres to the principle of selecting books carefully and professionally, and is dedicated to becoming the pioneer, creator, and preserver of finest writings on an international scale.

Content Planning

Thinkingdom is the leading enterprise for publishing and distributing books in China, and has been the largest book supplier for eight years in succession for Dangdang, which is the largest online bookstore in China. Thinkingdom is praised for her remarkable editors, specialists of copyright, and designers. Thinkingdom has obtained the exclusive publishing rights in simplified Chinese of more than 1400 internationally distinguished writers, including some Nobel Laureates. The list includes writers such as Gabriel García Márquez, V. S. Naipaul, Toni Morrison, Kawabata Yasunari, Pablo Neruda, Alice Munro, Murakami Haruki, Paulo Coelho, Higashino Keigo, A.S. Byatt, Leo Lionni, Sheldon Silverstein, Lu Yao, Wang Xiaobo, Eileen Chang, Echo, Huo Da, Yu Hua, Mai Jia , Zhou Guoping , Qing Shan (Annie Baby), Li Juan , and etc.

Thinkingdom has published more than 4000 titles, and met with a readership of more than 200,000,000. Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window, The Ordinary World, Lovely Little Mouse have sold more than 10 million copies,and several titles have sold more than 1 million copies, for example, One Hundred Years of Solitude , To Live , Miracles of the Namiya General Store, 1Q84, Stories of Sahara, Love in a Fallen City, The Giving Tree, and Alchemist, etc.

Affiliated Brands

Thinkingdom Children's books is Thinkingdom's brand specialized for children's books. In 2003, with the wish of "Helping every child becoming a book lover", Thinkingdom Children's books scored a first by importing children’s picture books to China, launching a new phase for Chinese children readership of picture books. Books such as The Giving Tree, Cute Mouse, Stone Soup, and Over Land and through the Air, came to be accepted by numerous readers, and are appointed as the recommended books by nationwide elementary schools and kindergartens. Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window has sold over 10 million copies by now, and has been on the list of China OpenBooks annual best-sellers top 30 for thirteen years in succession, during which it has ranked the first in children books category for five years. Thinkingdom invests in joint venture companies with well-known publishers. Thinkingdom and Beijing Publishing Group co-invested and established October Literature. Thinkingdom, Taiwan Crown and Hong Kong Feel co-established Feel Company Limited. Thinkingdom and Kodansha Japan co-established Hurricane imprint. All above companies have become renowned brands in publishing industry of China.

Oversea Business

Editions Philippe Picquier, owned by Thinkingdom, is renowned for playing a leading role in introducing Chinese literature to the world. It has published works of Mo Yan, Yu Hua, Yan Lianke, Wang Anyi, Bi Feiyu, Cao Xueqin, etc.

Kane Press, owned by Thinkingdom, is dedicated to publishing attractive and interesting children's educational picture books. Kane has been awarded for a dozen of important American prizes, and more than 100 titles have been translated into 16 languages, including Chinese, French, Spanish, etc. In May 2019, Thinkingdom purchased Boyds Mill Press from American Highlights for Children. It is an important move to continue the mission of creating amazing books for kids, young adults, and kids-at-heart.

In January 2018, Thinkingdom founded a new subsidiary in Japan, Thinkingdom Japan co. ltd.

Planning of Films and Televisions

Thinkingdom Pictures, based on Thinkingdom's abundant resources of copyrights, aims to develop fine contents at multiple levels. By now it has started operations of adapting several popular titles into films and televisions, such as Onmyoji by Baku Yumemakura, A Life by Lu Yao, Red Roses and White Roses by Eileen Chang, Tun-huang by Yasushi Inoue.

Affiliated Brands

The Giving Tree
The Giving Tree is Thinkingdom's brand specialized for children's books, and is dedicated to "helping every child becoming a book lover". The Giving Tree series include outstanding books awarded by the Caldecott Medal, the Kate Greenaway Medal, the German Juvenile Literature Award, the Japan Picture Book Award, and Hans Christian Andersen Award, etc. Certain titles published by the Giving Tree have won the Top Ten Children’s Books Award in China for years in succession. Among the titles readers will find Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window, Dr Sears: The Baby Book, The Giving Tree, The Little House, Swimmy, Miki's First Errand, Journey, etc.
Thinkingdom, Taiwan Crown and Hong Kong Feel co-established Feel Company Limited. The Feel treasures established classics with an opening mind on Chinese literature, and is dedicated to promoting Chinese literary creation in depth and width. Included are volumes such as Stories of Sahara, Love in a Fallen City, Empress Dowager Cixi, and other influential works by distinguished Chinese writers as Eileen Chang, Echo, Gao Yang, Ma Jiahui, and Amy Siu-Haan Cheung. Meanwhile, Feel also exerts herself to search for excellent newborn original works.
October Literature
Thinkingdom and Beijing Publishing House co-invested and established October Literature on the basis of Beijing October Literature Imprint. October Literature focuses on publishing modern and contemporary works of literary, literary criticism, and literary theory. October Literature brings together the most influential contemporary Chinese masters, and continues to discover new and young writers. October Literature series include both established classics and best-sellers, for example, the Jade King: History of a Chinese Muslim Family, Sky Split, The Great Plains, The Story of Shang Zhuang, and In the Name of the People, etc. Among the titles certain have been awarded by important Chinese literature prizes, such as the Mao Dun Literary Prize, the Best Works Award, Popular Literature Prize, etc.
In 2014, Thinkingdom and Kodansha Japan co-established Hurricane Imprint in Beijing. Hurricane has published more than 60 titles of picture books, including works by distinguished authors such as Anno Mitsumasa, Hideko Ise, Iwasaki Chihiro, Yuichi Kimura, Ryōji Arai, and Yōko Imoto. In 2016, Hurricane started to introduce literary, artistic, and cultural books for adults from such well-known Japanese writers as Daidō Moriyama, Taro Gomi, Shuji Terayama, and Shigeru Mizuki, etc.

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