Sunday, November 25, 2018

Big Bad Wolf Book Sale opens in Davao City at the Tent of Azuela Cove

The Tent in Azuela Cove | Photo: PIA Davao


DAVAO CITY, Philippines
-- People came in droves to the VIP day of the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale in the Tent, Azuala Cove this city. The VIP day for invited guests held yesterday, Nov. 22 lured  thousand of people to the 2,000 square-meter airconditioned venue. Among those seen shopping for books was Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte with her son Stingray (Mateo Lucas Carpio) in tow.

Organizers of the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale credits the city mayor for bringing the world’s largest book sale to Davao City.

The Big Bad Wolf is a traveling book sale touted as the world’s biggest book sale founded by Malaysians Andrew Yap and Jacqueline Ng. The Sale has toured across Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and the Philippines. It earlier had stops in Manila and Cebu.

About one-million books with over 20,000 titles will be up for sale beginning today, Nov. 23 to Dec. 2. Book lovers will be delighted with 50 to 90% discounts in the massive book selections offered by the event. It is open 24 hours for the duration of the event. Admission is free.

Partnering with Big Bad Wolf is Gawad Kalinga, which is one of the beneficiaries of books through the Red Readerhood Programme. Customers are encouraged to be part of the Programme by donating at the event.

Big Bad Wolf earlier donated P5-million to Gawad Kalinga in support of its various outreach programs.


source: PIA Davao / RG Alama
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