“Will my favorite book series be there?” How much will shipping cost? Can I pay by COD? “
The Big Bad Wolf is live this year, and here’s everything you need to know about the world’s biggest book-selling event taking place virtually in the Philippines in a matter of weeks.
What is happening?
For everyone’s safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Big Bad Wolf book sale will be held on its official site from June 30 to July 7, 2021.
The 8-day online event will go live on June 30 at midnight and will be open 24/7 until July 7.
What’s going to be?
More than 60,000 titles will be up for grabs with prices reduced up to 99% off the recommended retail price, Big Bad Wolf Book Sale co-founder Jacqueline Ng announced Thursday at a press conference in line.
The selection includes books for all ages and stages, ranging from bestselling novels, science fiction, romance, literature and graphic novels to business books, self-help, architecture books, cookbooks and much more.
Additionally, the Book Sale also has a wide selection of children’s books, including picture books, activity books, coloring books, and interactive books, to name a few.
Don’t worry about being overwhelmed: the website has organized the titles by category, and there’s also a search bar to direct you to your dream book.
Good news: Free shipping is guaranteed for those making a minimum net purchase of PHP 2,900 (applicable for deliveries to the Philippines only).
You can also choose from a selection of PHP10 books if you make a minimum purchase of PHP 1,800 (selection of book titles only).
Here are some other specials that might match your genre of preference:
- 5% discount on the discount coupon. For minimum purchase of PHP 1200, apply coupon code âBBWPH5%â at checkout to get 5% off total purchase.
- 10% discount voucher. For minimum purchase of 5,000 PHP, apply coupon code âBBWPH10%â at checkout to get 10% off total purchase.
- Promotion of books on little hippos. Purchase two (2) Little Hippo books or puzzles for PHP 180. [valid only for Little Hippo collection, excluding Disney titles]
- Promotion of creepy books. Purchase three (3) books from the Goosebumps Books collection for PHP 320. [valid for selected Goosebumps book title collection only.
- Horrible Histories Books Promotion. Buy any three (3) books from the Horrible Histories Books collection for PHP 320. [valid for selected Horrible Histories book title collection only]
- Promotion of books by Rick Riordan. Purchase three (3) books from the Rick Riordan Collection for PHP 460. [pay for two books and get the third book for free, which if of the lower price value]
There will also be an online contest where lucky wolves can win books and other prizes, including an iPhone 12 and a MacBook Air.
Where can I register for the book sale?
Connect to https://signup-ph.bbwbooks.com/.
Users will need to create an account (email address and password) and provide their full shipping / billing address.
How do I pay?
When you think your basket is full, click Checkout and make an online payment.
Payment options will include GCash, BDO, Dragonpay, eGHL, Grab Pay, etc.
How will I receive my books?
âShipping costs are calculated based on weight and location,â Ng explained at the launch.
“So let’s say I’m someone who lives in Manila and I bought let’s say five pounds of about 3kg, it will only cause PHP145.
However, as we mentioned earlier, those who make a minimum net purchase of P2,900 will automatically qualify for free shipping.
Unfortunately, COD or COD payment will not be available for this next book sale for logistical reasons.
Ng also said purchases will be shipped from Malaysia, which could take âbetween 18 and 24 business daysâ for orders to arrive.
To make sure your books arrive smoothly and on time, provide your full and correct shipping address, and then double check before making your purchase.
If you need additional information or assistance, a button that says âHelp Centerâ will appear at the top right of your screen.