Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Big Bad Wolf Book Sale 10th Year Celebration

The nation’s favorite annual Book Sale – the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale officially launches its 10th year celebration to commemorate its anniversary in 2019. This year, the Sale continues to grow bigger and better with 4.5 million books at 75% - 95% discounts. Known for its unique feature of being open 24 hours a day, the Sale will be at Mines International Exhibition and Convention Centre (MIECC), Seri Kembangan from 7 till 17 December 2018.

Book lovers will be able to find books from all genres, in three languages – English, Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese. There will be a wide selection of books from best-sellers, young adult novels, romance, sci-fi, crime, thriller, business books, architecture books, art and design books, cookbooks and more. The Book Sale will also feature educational books from famous local publishers such as Kualiti, Sasbadi, Nusamas, Cemerlang and Pelangi. Shoppers will also find contemporary Malaysian novels by Karangkraf, PTS, Pakeer and Pustaka Azhar. Parents, be ready to find a large offering of children’s books ranging from activity books, colouring books, storybooks, picture books, and more.

Parents will also find augmented reality (AR) books available. The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is known as Asia’s biggest seller of AR books and Asia’s exclusive seller of Little Hippo AR books. There are eight interesting AR book titles available for purchase and these books could assist in a child’s learning. Children will be able to read, play and learn with Little Hippo AR books as it uses cutting-edge AR technology to revolutionize reading for the next generation. My daughter like to read and play with the AR story book.

“The past years of our journey can be defined as a kaleidoscope of happy and best memories for ‘The Wolf’ family. From what started out as a tiny remainder bookstore that sold books below retail prices, we have come a long way to having 500,000 visitors at the Sale,” said Andrew Yap, Founder of the Big Bad Wolf Books.

“Our plan is to continue to make affordable books accessible to everyone. Therefore, we hope to conquer more cities and countries in the coming years as we want to rekindle the joy of reading because reading can create opportunities for people to be inspired and empower them to dream bigger,” shared Yap.

To all AmBank customers, be ready to get rewarded at the Sale this year. Partnering with AmBank for the first time as the official bank of the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Kuala Lumpur, AmBank card holders will exclusively get a RM30 Big Bad Wolf Book Sale’s voucher with a minimum spend of RM300 during the Book Sale.

In an aim to give back to the society, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is partnering with Astro Kasih Knowledge Zone through its Corporate Social Responsibility arm, the Red Readerhood Programme where public is encouraged to donate books to underprivileged children. This initiative is to help provide quality books to the underprivileged children. Astro Kasih Knowledge Zone Celebrities will be bringing in celebrities like Lisa Surihani, Dina Nadzir, Daniel Lawak Solo, Lin Ariffin, Calista Leah, Emily Quak, Joe Chan and JieYing Tha who will make their appearances as storytellers as well as coordinating quizzes at the Sale to show their support towards this initiative. Big Bad Wolf Books will kick-start the initiative by donating 1,000 books to the cause. Among the recipients of Astro Kasih Knowledge Zone are 3,000 underprivileged children from 29 charity homes.

Returning to the Big Bad Wolf Books once again this year, Ejen Ali, the world-class Malaysian animated television series by bringing fun-filled activities lined up for everyone to enjoy such as Ejen Ali Meet & Greet session, Hunt for the most creative ‘Ejen’ and IRIS workshop. The Hot FM Zoomerz and Kool FM Sahabat Kool will also make their appearances at the Book Sale for public to win attractive prizes.

It was a fun games to be able to pick the exact amount of RM300 books to my trolley within 15 minutes. Really happy for my winning of the books for my 3 kids. I really need to cultivate reading behavior to my kids since they are still young. Congrats to all the winners. Hope to visit the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale every year to grab the books for me and my family.

Here are all the books i grab for my kids this round.

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