Get ready for the Big Bad Wolf Book sale this month | Sunday Observer

Get ready for the Big Bad Wolf Book sale this month

The Big Bad Wolf (BBW) book sale is back for the second consecutive year, following the highly enthusiastic response from Sri Lankan readers in 2017. The BBW will be open at the Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Centre (SLECC) from June 28 to July 8, with a range of 1.5 million books at 60% to 80% discounts. Open 24 hours a day throughout the 11 days, the book lovers’ dream promises 255 hours of nonstop shopping.

The organisers have promised a much more extended variety of fiction titles than last year, alongside the huge choice of children’s books, bedtime stories, colouring and activity books, and educational and interactive books. There will also be a huge array of nonfiction titles to choose from.

There will also be a food court courtesy the Sandwich Factory, Pizza Hut and the Elephant House among other F&B partners.

Selected invitees will have the chance to attend a special preview of the sale on June 27 from 10 am till 11 pm, a day before the sale opens to the public.

Visitors can win preview passes through contests on the Big Bad Wolf Facebook page and through its media partners.

Apart from this, visitors can claim exclusive benefits at the sale by signing up to be a wolf pack member on The brainchild of Andrew Young and Jacqueline Ng of BookXcess, the primary aim of Big Bad Wolf is to provide affordable books to the public and promote global English literacy.

The local partner for Big Bad Wolf is ProRead Lanka, an organization focused on bridging the gap between knowledge accessibility and learning opportunities in Sri Lanka.