Taking an innovative approach in the wake of the Covid-19 epidemic, the iconic sale is to move online this year, via the website www.bigbadwolfbooks.lk.
The website was officially launched at a press briefing held in Colombo by Director of ProRead Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd. - Nishan Wasalathanthri. Co-founders of the Big Bad Wolf Books- Andrew Yap and Jacqueline Ng as well as partner of the sale in Sri Lanka - Dipak Madhavan joined the media briefing through live web conferencing from Malaysia.
Big Bad Wolf fans will be able to experience 50% - 90% discounts and will have access to three times more book titles with 70% of the titles this year that have never been in Sri Lanka before. This is more than in previous editions.
In addition to a large collection of childrens' books, readers of all interests can find bestseller titles, novels, science fiction, romance, literature, graphic novels, business books, self-help, architecture books, cookbooks, and many more.
The website will give fans a seamless and efficient method of purchasing books right from the comfort of their homes, which is mobile-friendly, making accessibility to the Sale more easy. Popular titles that will be showcased include books from the Disney, Star Wars, and Harry Potter franchises. A recommendation section on the website will even help readers and non-readers alike choose the books that are right for them, based on their interests. The easy-to-navigate site will allow shoppers to search via keywords, ISBN, titles, and authors.
Even though the books are being shipped from Malaysia, international shipping fees will not be charged. In addition, local courier charges too, would be waived for purchases above Rs 8,000 and this be the same for deliveries island wide.
Nishan Wasalathanthri Director of ProRead Lanka (Pvt) Ltd said that although the sale would be over on Oct. 04, the customer help desk operating locally would be functioning until Oct. 20 to assist any customer queries.
Visitors to the Big Bad Wolf Online Book Sale Sri Lanka 2020 can keep a lookout on the website’s banner for current promotions. Customers can access the Magical Books, Horrible Book series, and Classic Fairytales by White Star Kids series promotion by clicking on the banner. Under the Horrible Book series section, customers can choose to purchase 3 books at Rs.640. As for the Magical Books promotion, customers can choose to purchase 2 Magical Books and get 1 free Magical Book, or purchase 3 Magical Books and get 2 free Magical Books. The Classic Fairytale by White Star Kids series is a buy 1 Classic Fairytales book and get 1 free Classic Fairytales book in return. Customer are also advised to stay updated from our social media pages for the latest contest and promotion announcement.
The Sale, opens 24 hours a day from 1st to 4th October 2020 through www.bigbadwolfbooks.lk .Stay tuned in for the latest Big Bad Wolf Book Sale 2020 updates through Facebook at www.facebook.com/bbwbookssrilanka and Instagram www.instagram.com/bigbadwolfbooks_lk.