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  • Yes, Bring Your Maletas! Sneak Peek Of Must-Buy Children's Books At This Giant Book Sale

    The children’s section at the Big Bad Wolf is bigger than ever this year.
    by Kitty Elicay .
  • The Big Bad Wolf book sale is back in Manila this February.
    PHOTO BY Ray Gonzales

    The Big Bad Wolf book sale is back for its third year in Manila and it seems even the recent novel coronavirus scare will not deter moms and dads from visiting — we spotted a number of parents with their kids in tow during VIP day.

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    This massive book sale will formally open tomorrow, February 14, 2020 (yes, have your Valentine’s date there!) at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. It will be open 24 hours non-stop for 10 days straight until February 24. Admission is still free!

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    Must-buy children’s books at Big Bad Wolf

    Apart from promising 2 million books and 17,000 new titles, the first thing we noticed is that the children’s section is bigger than ever with selections further divided into activity books, board books, sound books, reference, and readers (books for older kids). If you’re already planning your visit, here’s a guide to must-buys at the book sale:

    Board books

    These cute books sell for Php190 (left) and Php230 (right). Animals include fold-out pages that baby can play with!
    PHOTO BY Ana Gonzales
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    This series of 'First Things to Learn' baby books cost Php160 each.
    PHOTO BY Kitty Elicay
    These hide-and-seek books (left) are for interactive learning while the adorable animal-themed books on the right helps your kids identify their feelings. Both are priced at Php160!
    PHOTO BY Kitty Elicay

    This book set can be the perfect gift for babies! It includes two bath books, two board books, and two cloth books. It even comes with a plush toy! It's a steal for Php680.
     PHOTO BY KITTY ELICAY

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    Disney books

    There’s a whole table dedicated to books inspired by Disney, Pixar, and Marvel movies. Find coloring books for as low as Php100 and storybooks that cost Php290.
    PHOTO BY Kitty Elicay
    For parents whose kids love Frozen, there's also a table filled with merchandise inspired by the movies, including activity and sticker books that go for as low as Php60!
    PHOTO BY Kitty Elicay

    Montessori books

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    If you want to start Montessori learning at home, books that teach shapes, farms, seasons, and more start at Php190.
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    There's also a guide on how to teach the Montessori method for only Php350.
    PHOTO BY Kitty Elicay
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    For preschoolers

    This book set contains 36 books that teach essential vocabulary and help kids learn how to read!
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    Does your kid love science or the arts? These child-friendly biographies (Php190 each) will introduce them to important names like Stephen Hawking, Vincent Van Gogh, Albert Einstein, and Leonardo da Vinci.
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    If your kids love planes, automobiles, and diggers, these sound books will entertain them for hours! Digger Sports Day retails for Php480 while Big Plane's Long Journey is at P540.
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    Who doesn't love stickers? There's a whole section dedicated for sticker books with titles for as low as Php60!
    PHOTO BY Kitty Elicay
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    Magical books, which use augmented reality, are also back due to popular demand. Each book costs Php290 but you can avail of the buy 5, get 1 free promo at the sale!
    PHOTO BY Ana Gonzales
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    For big kids and early readers

    These activity boxes are a fun way to learn about human anatomy. Explore your immune system, five senses, and more for Php290 each!
    PHOTO BY Kitty Elicay
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    This Harry Potter boxed set is a steal at Php3,900!
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    Fuel your kids' love for stories with The Biggest Kiss (Php190) and Classic Children's Tales (Php350).
    PHOTO BY Ana Gonzales
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    Experts say it's still best to read printed books with your toddlers instead of e-books. Click here to know why.

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