Sunday, October 09, 2011

I Went Too!

Went where? To the much talked-about book sale -- the Big Bad Wolf sale. Since Friday, I saw many posts about the sale in FB. I also ' beh tahan' already so I applied "leave" from hubby today. I brought XY along while CE stayed at home with PaPa. We went after lunch, reached the venue at 2+. It was very easy to find the place using GPS. Along the way, I saw many "wolf" signage too.

Good thing I've read about others' experience, so I knew we had to wait for the shuttle bus to bring us to Hall A (where the sale is) from the parking lot. When we reached Hall A, there was a queue but I think we waited for about 5 minutes only. We headed directly to the Children's section. We "systematically" covered the whole section. As expected, some of the tables were quite messy. I think we spent almost 2 hours at the Children's section. Then I wanted to look for my books. But they are quite difficult to find, unlike those advertised in their website and bestsellers. There are so many tables for General Fiction and they don't seem to be arranged by author. I didn't see any Dan Brown books and the John Grisham book I bought, I just picked it up from a non-related pile. :-)

After 3 hours in the hall, the damage to the pocket was only RM106. Felt quite out of place coz other people's boxes or trolleys were filled to the brim. hehehe

~ RM3 each ~

I like the toy clock coz it looks quite "durable". I've bought educational clocks made from paper and wood before. The paper one got torn very soon and the wood one, its minute and hour hands can be moved separately. This one, it's like a real clock. You wind the button behind, it'll move the minute hand and the hour hand will move accordingly. CE immediately "played" with it when he saw it. He has always been very fascinated with time. He likes to keep track of time. He moved the toy every 1 or 2 minutes, to be the same as the digital clock in our living room. The problem is, he finds it a bit tight to wind it from behind, so he moves both the hands on the face. Thus making the hour and minute hands go out of sync. :-|

~ top : RM5 each, bottom : for hubby (RM15) ~

~ RM8 each ~

This being my first time to the BBW book sale, the experience was very pleasant. The place is air-conditioned. It didn't feel hot at all although there was a big crowd. There are many payment counters so it didn't take long to pay. I've waited much longer in Tesco. :p And for a public place, the toilets are very clean. *thumbs up*

Note : I'll go MIA again (what's new eh? :p) as CE is having his exam starting tomorrow and XY's will start the following week. Here's wishing "All the best!" to the children who'll be having their year-end exam.

19 comments:

Inspired Momx1 said...

I love books by John Grisham and Sidney Sheldon too but did not come across these books when I was there last Thursday. I plan to go for my 2nd haul this week. :)

Small Kucing said...

I have read the Tilly Bagshawe's book. It's very good.

@Inspired Mom- The two books were there on Thurs. I this it was placed under "Best Seller"

reanaclaire said...

hahaa...u too? Yes, I like Tilly's book too.. now replacing Sidney Sheldon...

mNhL said...

Wah...everyone seems like visiting this Wolf sales.

All the best to your kids on their exams.

Mummy Gwen said...

That's quite a big loot to me. The educational clock sounds very good. Next time when I'm back in KL, I must go to the BBW book sale.

Oliveoylz said...

The Little Miss books very worth it! Good buy! Must not let my gal see the Princess dress up book you got for XY. She will be screaming "Snow White, Snow White"! Wish there was a BBW sale where I am...I would apply 2 days leave...hehehe. Good Luck to CE and XY in their finals. Am sure they'll do well:)

Alice Law said...

Such scrumptious loot, all the best CE!^^

Mummy Moon said...

All the best to the kids!! The books are good buy!

sting said...

oh I saw some of those books too... but missed the clock.. would have like to get that.. yeah, bit difficult to find my books too and I did wonder how they were sorted! hahaha.. here's wishing the kids good luck in their exams :-)

wenn said...

all the best to yr kids..

ChloeRuoyi said...

The queue was very looooong (snaked all the way to the back of the building) when we were there on Sat morning but in less than 10 minutes, we were in already :)

All the best to CE and XY. I'm sure they will do exceptionally well in the exam with all of mummy's attention, guidance and love :)

Priscilla said...

Wow! Those are very good prices! I was supposed to go cos was at Kota Damansara for a week attending cake workshop, but classes ran until 7pm sometimes! So din have time to go... and also the place is very far right? lucky also lah cos baggage was already overweight! and I cannot resist cheap books one! :P

prince n princess mum said...

Looks like everyone is going!

Adrine said...

I was there too! Couldn't resist buying. (ha ha... but dunno whether will use esp the cookery books!)

All the best in their exams... :)

andrewjune said...

wah the books really super cheap and worth buying!
too bad i'm not in KL during this period :(

btw here's wishing both CE and XY good luck in the coming exams...they will both do well (under mummy's revision mah hehehe)

chinnee (chinneeq@gmail.com) said...

tot of going but attempt so far. Give up liao finally, hahaha

Denesa said...

Wow! These books are cheap:)

jacss said...

alamak...i see sudoku, free dou !!!
that's really good buy, i really shd go but like u said...kids exam, lazy to go out!!
wish yr kids good luck but aiya, i can trust their tuition teacher :P

BabyBooned said...

Soo jealous!!!