FAQ

What/When is the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale?

The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is the BIGGEST (and most affordable!) book sale in the world offering 60%-80% discounts on all books. The Sale is finally heading to Colombo, Sri Lanka for the first time and will be held from the 5th to the 15th October 2017 and will run 24 hours a day, for 255 hours NON-STOP. The sale will have over 1.5 million books covering 20,000 high-end English titles across all genres, including fiction, non-fiction, children’s books and even rare collector’s titles!

Where is the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale held?

The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Colombo 2017 will be at SLECC (Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Center).

What kind of books will be sold at the Sale?

All sorts! There will be 1.5 million books across all 20,000 titles and across all genres, so there’s bound to be something for everyone. Come and see it for yourself!

Do you have my favourite book/author/title/genre?

Because the Sale deals in excess/remainder books - a LOT of them at once - it can be hard to say if a particular book will definitely be at the Sale. Keep an eye on the booklist on our front page, and other previews and reveals closer to the event. And remember that no two visits to the Sale are the same!

Can I order or reserve books from the Sale?

We do not take orders or reservations at the Sale. The best way to get your favourites, is at the event, in person!

Do you sell books online?

No, we do not...but our sister store BookXcess does! Check them out at www.bookxcessonline.com to read more for less, every day of the year. They ship internationally!

Who is the Big Bad Wolf?

The Wolf is every reader's best friend. His mission in life is to bring YOU the very BEST books at the LOWEST prices.

When did the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale begin?

The first sale was held in 2009 at Dataran Hamodal, Selangor, Malaysia. Since then, it has grown by leaps and bounds, with howling successes at Surabaya and Jakarta in Indonesia and Bangkok in Thailand and will soon arrive in Colombo for the first time!