First Time in Perak – The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale

BookXcess, a remainder bookstore located in Amcorp Mall, Petaling Jaya as well as Fahrenheit88, Kuala Lumpur, has built its reputation as a one-stop centre in offering a wide selection of books, from best-selling novels, children’s, cooking, architecture, literature, history, evergreen classics, to decor, at hugely discounted prices. BookXcess prides itself in living up to its tagline, ‘Read more for less’, with a single-minded mission: to encourage the joy of reading, by making books available to everyone at affordable prices.

For years, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale organised by BookXcess has been the talk of Malaysia, especially in Kuala Lumpur. They have a reputation for holding the world’s biggest warehouse book sales at greatly reduced prices with crazy discounts starting at 85%. The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale has been on annually at the Malaysia International Exhibition & Convention Centre (MIECC), attracting customers who would turn up with their trolley luggage bags, leaving the place with a smile on their faces and a bag full of books. For those who were not prepared, staff would hand out empty boxes for customers to fill up for their convenience.

Through the years, the Big Bad Wolf Facebook page has been flooded with suggestions from fans across the country to hold their sales in their city. Finally after a long wait, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale will be hauling its hoard to the Kinta Valley for the first time on July 24-29. The book sale will be held for 12 hours daily from 10am to 10pm at the Perfect Home Living (PHL) Convention Centre at 169 Hala Perusahaan Menglembu 13, Kawasan Perindustrian Menglembu 13, in Menglembu, Ipoh (GPS: N 04 34.819′ E101 02.298′).

There will be almost 400,000 books to look forward to, ranging from fiction, non-fiction, children’s, and young adult titles. The sale will also be headlining some outstanding titles for the first time in Ipoh such as, Nicholas Sparks Holiday Pack, Jodi Picoult’s Change Of Heart, Why Mars and Venus Collide, Dork Diaries, as well as the biography of legendary Sir Alex Ferguson. This corresponds with the promise that the books showcased at this year’s sale are not leftover titles from Big Bad Wolf sales of Kuala Lumpur!

For the first time at the Big Bad Wolf sale in Ipoh, fans will be able to buy imported non-book products including posters, collectibles, tin-plated signage items, box sets, and activity kits to their ever growing collection. The sale also offers unique handcrafted book themed furniture in an array of assorted designs.

As the official partner for Big Bad Wolf Book Sale, Hong Leong Bank credit cardholders shall enjoy an additional 5% discount at the sale. The Big Bad Wolf is also howling out to all students with the BB1M vouchers to bring and use their book vouchers at the sale.

So put down your electronic devices, pull out your giant trolley luggage bags and head on to the book sales. And expect the unexpected.

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