The Little Red Book

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Quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong
AuthorMao Zedong
Original title毛主席语录 Máo zhǔxí yǔlù'
CountryPeople's Republic of China
LanguageChinese
GenrePolitical theory
PublisherGovernment of the People's Republic of China
Publication date
April 1964
Media typePrint (Hardback & Paperback)

The Little Red Book (official title Quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong Chinese: 毛主席语录; pinyin: Máo zhǔxí yǔlù) is a book of the sayings of Mao Zedong.

It was put out by the Government of the People's Republic of China from April 1964 until about 1976. The book is a collection of quotations taken from Mao Zedong's speeches and books. Its popular title The Little Red Book describes its size and appearance: it was specially designed for easy carrying.