International Book Sale 'Big Bad Wolf Books' Will Greet Jakarta Booklovers on November 25 to Desember 5, 2022

- 22 November 2022 07:22 WIB
Uli Silalahi, President Director of Big Bad Wolf Indonesia (Photo courtesy of Big Bad Wolf Books)
Uli Silalahi, President Director of Big Bad Wolf Indonesia (Photo courtesy of Big Bad Wolf Books)

JAKARTADAILY.ID - International Book Sale “Big Bad Wolf Books” (BBW) is back in Jakarta. The biggest international book fair is here again to see book enthusiasts in the greater Jakarta metropolitan region (Jabodetabek) after being paused due to the Covid-19 pandemics. 

BBW literacy campaigns have so far been successfully held in 37 cities in 15 countries, BBW said in a statement on Friday, November 18, 2022.

The BBW Indonesia 2022 tour series has been taken place in four cities (Surabaya, Yogyakarta and Bandung, Semarang), and Jakarta is the last stopover city this year.

Bibliophiles in the city of Jakarta will be spoilt with 50.000 new book titles and millions of international books of all genres with 50-90 percent discounts.

"This event has NO ENTRY FEE for all visitors," BBW said in the statement, adding that International Book Sale “Big Bad Wolf Books” will soon meet Jakarta booklovers on November 25 – Desember 5 2022 at 09:00 – 00:00 local time. The venue of the event will be at Hall 9-10 of the ICE BSD City.

Uli Silalahi, President Director of Big Bad Wolf Indonesia, expressed his joy to be back in Jakarta.

"We are very pleased to be able to meet with Jakarta book lovers after a two-year hiatus from the COVID-19 pandemic. It is hoped that the enthusiasm for reading physical books will continue to boost Indonesia's interest in reading and can become part of the lifestyle for the progress of the country’s literacy," she said.

"The hope is that reading will create a brilliant and excellent generation of Indonesians."

BBW said it seeks to provide access to quality international books at affordable prices for all genres for Indonesia.

Apart from the best international books, there will also be Indonesian books from more than 50 Indonesian publishers which have been curated by one of the best publishers in Indonesia, Mizan Publishing.

For book addicts in Jakarta and in cities nearby who are unable to attend the physical event, Big Bad Wolf Books is also available online at Tokopedia on the same date, November 25 – Desember 5, 2022.

With the same benefits as offline sale, online sale come with discounts up to 90 percent, fans of the Big Bad Wolf Books Sale can still enjoy the excitement of the same international book sale from anywhere in Indonesia, BBW said.

"There will be surprise gift vouchers every day through the BARBUK (Book Haul) contest during the book fair. The most wanted prize is also back. Book shoppers can get opportunity to bring home a trolley full of books. In addition, there is a Buy 2 Get 1 Free Little Hippo Book program, books with children's equipment, and many other special programs for Big Bad Wolf Books members," BBW said.



Editor: Muhamad Al Azhari


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