Big Bad Wolf Books

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Big Bad Wolf Books
Big Bad Wolf Books Logo.png
StatusActive
GenreBook fairs
VenueVaries in each countries
CountryMalaysia (origin)
Inaugurated13 May 2009; 10 years ago (2009-05-13)
FounderAndrew Yap, Jacqueline Ng
SponsorBookXcess
Websitewww.bigbadwolfbooks.com

Big Bad Wolf Books (The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale or BBW Books) is a Malaysian book fair frequently held in Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates. The books were majorly taken from the stocks of BookXcess, a book store dealing in excess or remaindered books from international distributors. The Sale was the brainchild of BookXcess founders Andrew Yap and Jacqueline Ng. It was first held on 13–18 May 2009 for 5 days at Dataran Hamodal, Petaling Jaya.

The book fair sells all kind of books genres, for example fiction, non-fiction, novels, literature, children's literature and young adult fiction. It also sells merchandise including collectible books and posters, wallpaper, movie posters, tin-plated signs and their own merchandise.[1][2][3]

Fairs held[edit]

View of BBWBooks on 7 December 2012
Big Bad Wolf signage, Colombo, Sri Lanka 2017.
Year Date Venue Ref.
2009 13–18 May Dataran Hamodal, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia [4]
26 November–2 December Amcorp Mall, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia [5]
2010 12–17 November South City Plaza, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia [6]
2011 7–15 October Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia [7][8]
24–28 November South City Plaza, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia [9]
2012 7–23 December Malaysia International Exhibition and Convention Centre (MIECC) in Mines Resort City, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia [10]
2013 28 February–4 March MIECC, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia [11]
22–31 March Penang Times Square, George Town, Penang, Malaysia [12]
25–29 April The Zenith Hotel, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia [13]
27 May–2 June Danga City Mall, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia [14][15]
24 July–4 August Amcorp Mall, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia [16]
6–15 December MIECC, The Mines, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia [17][18]
2014 15–23 February MIECC, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia [19][20]
20–30 March Penang Times Square, George Town, Penang, Malaysia [21][22]
19–27 April Malacca International Trade Centre, Ayer Keroh, Melaka, Malaysia [23]
23–25 May Persiaran Perdana, Putrajaya, Malaysia [24]
30 May–8 June Danga City Mall, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia [25][26]
19–24 June The Zenith Hotel, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia [27]
24–29 July Perfect Home Living Convention Centre, Menglembu, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia [28][29]
26 September–1 October Pasaraya Rapid Seremban 2, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia [30]
5–21 December MIECC, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia [3][31]
2015
2–9 February MIECC, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia [32]
13–23 March Penang Times Square, George Town, Penang, Malaysia [33]
24 April–4 May Malacca International Trade Centre, Ayer Keroh, Melaka, Malaysia [34]
6–11 May Gong Badak Campus (Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin), Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia [35]
28 May–7 June Danga City Mall, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia [36]
29 May–7 June Mines 2, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia [37]
10–20 July PHL Convention Centre, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia [38]
27 August–1 September Pasaraya Rapid Exhibition Hall, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia [39]
24 September–4 October Penang Times Square, George Town, Penang, Malaysia [40]
4–14 December MIECC, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia [41]
2016
23 January–1 February Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia [42]
26 February–6 March Penang Times Square, George Town, Penang, Malaysia [43]
30 April–8 May Indonesia Convention Exhibition, Tangerang, Indonesia [44]
16–26 June One City, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia [45]
20-31 October JX International Convention, Surabaya, Indonesia [46]
9–19 December MIECC, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia [47]
2017
10–19 February Impact Forum Hall 6, Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi, Thailand [48]
21 April–2 May Indonesia Convention Exhibition, Tangerang, Indonesia [49]
28 September-9 October JX International Convention, Surabaya, Indonesia [50]
5–15 October Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka [51]
2018 16–25 February World Trade Center Metro Manila, Pasay City, Philippines [52]
29 March–9 April Indonesia Convention Exhibition, BSD City, Indonesia [53]
28 June–8 July Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka [54]
7–15 July Borneo744, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia [55]
13–23 July IEC Convention Center, Cebu City, Philippines [56]
10–20 August Impact Forum Hall 9, Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi, Thailand [57]
27 September–8 October JX International Convention, Surabaya, Indonesia [58]
18–28 October Dubai Studio City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates [59]
2–12 November Andromeda Building, Medan, Indonesia [60]
7 November–8 December International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand [61]
2019 17–28 January Myanmar Event Park, Yangon, Myanmar [62]
1–11 March Indonesia Convention Exhibition, BSD City, Indonesia [63]
19–29 April Expo Centre, Lahore, Pakistan [64]
5 May Mydin Petra Jaya, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia [65]
30 May–9 June Sabah Trade Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia [66]
7–17 June New Taipei City Exhibition Hall, New Taipei City, Taiwan [67]
28 June-8 July Kota Baru Parahyangan, Bandung, Indonesia [68]
31 May–10 June Mandalay Convention Centre, Mandalay, Myanmar [69]
26 July - 5 Aug Expo Center, Karachi, Pakistan
2-12 August JogJa Expo Center, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
6–16 September Andromeda Building, Medan, Indonesia
05–15 October Dubai Studio City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

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