“An impressive introduction to the Forbidden City.” – Kirkus Review

“We all absolutely adore these books.” – Growing My Kids Reviews

At the heart of We All Live in The Forbidden City is a series of fascinating books for readers of all ages. These books tell stories about the history, architecture, and culture of the Forbidden City and the Qing dynasty.

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Be sure to check out the rest of this website for companion materials related to the books. There is a Forbidden City Interactive Map, a Gallery of Historical Characters, Educational Games, and much, much more.

About the Creative Team

The original books were developed by The Design and Cultural Studies Workshop in Hong Kong, in consultation with the Forbidden City Palace Museum in Beijing, ensuring authentic content and resources. Click on the link on your left to learn more about the books’ creators.

About the Distributor

The We All Live in the Forbidden City books are distributed by Tuttle Publishing. The books can be ordered for retail booksellers, schools & libraries through the following channels: