The Big Bad Wolf Sale opens on Valentine’s Day!
Returning back to Manila after several successful runs in the Philippines, the Big Bad Wolf Sale will be returning to Manila just in time for Valentine’s to make all bibliophiles happy.
The Big Bad Wolf Sale Manila 2020 will be opening their doors 24-hours straight from February 14 to 24 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City, Metro Manila. More than 2 million English titles will be available 50-90% off recommended retail price and entrance is free for everyone and, for the first time in Manila, the ‘Crazy Deals’ promotion will also be introduced offering incredible further markdowns as low as ?60.
Book titles to look out for include find ‘China Rich Girlfriend’ by Kevin Kwan, ‘Into the Water’ by Paula Hawkins, ‘The Power of I Am’ by Joel Osteen, ‘You Are A Badass at Making Money’ by Jen Sincero and the ‘’My Little Pony: The Princess Collection Boxed Set’ amongst the millions of books. Parents would also be glad to hear that this year, there will be rows upon rows of children’s books available such as story books, activity books, board books, pop-up books and picture books.
Ms. Jacqueline Ng, the Co-Founder of the Big Bad Wolf Sale, said that “since coming over to the Philippines in 2018, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale has quickly amassed loyal fans in the forms thousands of readers who come to the event in order to find treasured titles to build their personal libraries at home. We are always gratified to find that readers from all over the country highly anticipate our return each time and it’s amazing to see the unparalleled level of interests in books here that continues to motivate us. We are also proud to continue to contribute to the rise of English literacy and to the interest of reading as a beloved past time here.”
The Big Bad Wolf Sale also helps the less fortunate by donating books through their corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm, Red Readerhood, as a part of their long-standing partnership with Gawad Kalinga. With this, visitors are encouraged to donate books at the Red Readerhood corner and the books that will be collected will be distributed to communities, barangays and public schools and affected communities of Taal volcano in Batangas.
“The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale continues to persevere in making access to very affordable books to available to Filipinos. Through the generosity of visitors to the Sale also becoming book donors, the partnership has enabled Gawad Kalinga to bring the donated books to areas as far as Sulu, bringing joy to young and old alike. As we face natural and man-made calamities, it is important to highlight encouraging events like the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale. Together, we hope to unlock the possibilities and aspirations from each book that everyone can discover,” said Jose Luis Oquiñena, the Executive Director of Gawad Kalinga.
The World’s Biggest Book Sale is also collaborating with the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) in a bid to foster a culture of respect for the copyright system while encouraging reading amongst Filipinos through accessible and affordable books. IPOPHL and the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale will jointly launch programs and projects that will raise awareness and appreciation of the copyright system among authors, publishers, users, and the general public. During the event, the creators and authors of various copyrightable works may register and deposit their work at the IPOPHL booth.
You can check out more information for this year’s Big Bad Wolf Sale through the following: