The nation’s favourite 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.
Jacqueline Ng, Founder of Big Bad Wolf Books; Andrew Yap, Founder of Big Bad Wolf Books; Tuan Syed Anuar Syed Ali, Executive Vice President, Group Corporate Communications & Marketing Of Ambank Group; Fuad Md Din, Co - founder Of Wau Ani mations Sdn Bhd (The Animation Studio For Ejen Ali) and Andrew Tay Chin Yee, Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking of Ambank Group
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.
The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale 2018 features 4.5 million books across all genres comprising English, Bahasa Malaysia and Mandarin language.
“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.
In the past three years, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale has expanded leaps and bounds in an aim to change the world one book at a time. The Book Sale has made its presence known in countries such as Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and United Arab Emirates. Locally, the Sale has been to Ipoh, Penang, Sarawak, and also Melaka this year.
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. (From left to right): Andrew Tay Chin Yee, Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking of Ambank Group, Jaya Radha Veerasamy, Assistant Vice President Stakeholder Management Community Affairs, Astro Malaysia; Tuan Syed Anuar Syed Ali, Executive Vice President, Group Corporate Communications & Marketing Of Ambank Group; Jacqueline Ng, Founder of Big Bad Wolf Books and Fuad Md Din, Co - founder Of Wau Animations Sdn Bhd (The Animation Studio For Ejen Ali)
“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.
Andrew Yap and Jacqueline Ng, founders of Big Bad Wolf Books sharing the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale journey.