KUANTAN: Bookworms can rejoice as the famous Big Bad Wolf book sale will make its first stop for the year here.
Until March 10, book lovers will be able to grab a wide variety of books at Universiti Malaysia Pahang in Gambang from 10am to midnight.
“This year will be an exciting one for all of us at the Big Bad Wolf Books. In conjunction with our tenth anniversary and for the first time ever, we will bring the book sale to 10 states locally to celebrate our milestone,” said Big Bad Wolf Books founder Andrew Yap in a statement.
The sale features a selection of best-sellers, young adult novels, romance, sci-fi, crime, thriller, business, architecture, art and design books, cookbooks and more in English and Bahasa Malaysia.
Well-known titles from famous authors and locally published books from over 40 publishers such as PTS, Karangkraf, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka and ITBM Publishing will be showcased at the sale.
Twelve indie books publishers such as Buku Fixi, Dubook Press, Lejen Press, The Patriots and Maple Comics will join in too.
Educational books from Sasbadi and Pelangi and university publications under Majlis Penerbitan Ilmiah Malaysia group are also available during the 11-day sale.
“One of the Big Bad Wolf’s values has always been about cultivating the love and joy for reading among the people.
“As we grow as a brand, we plan to continue to bring affordable books to more cities locally and abroad, with our aim to inspire and empower people with knowledge,” said Yap.To give back to the community, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is continuing its Red Readerhood Programme across its sale throughout Malaysia.
For the sale in Kuantan, underprivileged children from multiple homes under Pertubuhan Komuniti Harap Kuantan will benefit from the programme where the public can donate books purchased at the sale.
This initiative is to ensure that underprivileged children have access to quality books, said the statement.