1- Abridged versions of short stories and novella written by contemporary Chinese writers reflecting everyday life of ordinary Chinese people.
2- This book contains around 1000 Chinese words, among witch 870 words are chosen from 1033 words of Level A listed in the HSK outline and about another 130 commonly used words are also provided as supplementary. A list of the 1000 commonly used words is appended at the back of the book.
3- Concise and short sentences with complete structure, commonly used words in high frequency
4- Pinyin added to the complete text and English notes or sample sentences for difficult words and sentences provided
5- Guide to reading and About the author in English and Questions in Chinese are provided with each story
6- With original illustrations for each story and narration included with CD (mp3)