The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale, the World’s Biggest Book Sale, opens its doors in Manila for the third year in a row from 14-24 February, at the World Trade Center, Pasay City, Metro Manila. The Sale runs for 24-hours straight and entrance is FREE. Visitors to the 24-hour Book Sale are encouraged to bring their own bags to mitigate the reliance on single-use bags. The bigger, the better! From eco-bags, to backpacks, and even suitcases, guests can bring any reusable bag their heart desires to load up on their selection of over 2 million books across 33,000 unique titles, including 17,000 new titles. Books will be at
50%-90% off recommended retail price and further markdowns will be offered through the ‘Crazy Deals’ promotion with prices as low as ₱60.
In compliance with the local law and regulations of the city of Pasay, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale 2020 has decided not to provide plastic bags to customers. “As an annual affair, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is committed to providing access to affordable books to the people of Manila,” shares Big Bad Wolf Co-Founder, Jacqueline Ng. “We believe in playing our part for the conservation of the environment and sending the message to our visitors that it is important for everyone to do their share in reducing the use of plastic bags.” Visitors who require bags can purchase eco bags for ₱20.
Visitors can fill up their environmentally friendly bags with books from a variety of genres including young adult, literature, romance, thrillers, self-help, architecture, graphic novels, bibles and more. New titles include ‘Elevation’ by Stephen King, ‘Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods’ by Rick Riordan and John Rocco and ‘The 13th Reality: The Complete Series’ by James Dashner, ‘China Rich Girlfriend’ by Kevin Kwan, ‘Into the Water’ by Paula Hawkins as well as ‘The Power of I Am’ by Joel Osteen, Children will be delighted to discover the range of children’s books including pop-up books, board books, sound books, activity books and more.
Parents can also discover the delight of the Augmented Reality (AR) Magical Book series with their children with the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale being the sole distributor of the books in Asia. The preschool learning series uses cutting-edge technology to revolutionize reading for the next generation to create an immersive and interactive reading experience. This year, there 12 new titles being introduced including ‘Frozen: A Sleepover Party’ and ‘Winnie the Pooh: Fun with First Words’. Visitors can take advantage of the ‘Buy 5, Free 1’ promotion on selected Magical Books titles discover more remarkable characters from the books.
Besides doing its part to be environmentally friendly, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is also making the health and safety of its visitors an utmost priority due to the concerns surrounding the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). All visitors and staff entering the venue of the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale will be strictly screened with infrared thermometers by the medical team. Those with high temperatures will not be allowed entry. Hand sanitizers will be placed at the entrance, customer service and exit. Protective masks are also encouraged to be worn by visitors to the Sale.
“Upon entry, I was also subjected to the screening using the infrared thermometer, this shows our commitment to the safety of our visitors” continued Jacqueline Ng.
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