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BOOK Fairs

Post by autumnbronze » Sat Feb 20, 2010 10:34 am

Hi all,

I am a self-confessed hoarder of books.... now its books for kids lah :D

I seldom buy on-line cuz I like to get a 'feel' of the books, if you know what I mean. I'd like to share this info with like-minded parents.

Success kidz/shop is having a book fair at these 2 places:

Safra Jurong - 22nd Feb for one week

Hougang, near Macs - 5th March for 2 weeks

They have offers like 3 for $10 or buy 2 get 1 free. All kinds of fiction/non fiction books. A large variety of kids' books and activity and educational books eg from leapfrog, learning horizons, sesame street, blues clues etc... Some of them include audio CD as well. These are under the 3 for $10 category. So its a really good buy.

I am not related to them nor am I getting anything out of this.

I am only a regular customer at their Sembawang SC shop.

If any of you know of any book fairs going on, please share :D :D
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Re: BOOK Fairs

Post by snowz » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:20 pm

Thanks for sharing. I like book fairs.

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Post by autumnbronze » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:53 pm

Hi,

Also just found out that Carrefour Suntec is having a book fair too. However tomorrow, the 21st is the last day.

Not sure if they have any special offers :D

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Post by cafelatte » Sat Feb 20, 2010 8:58 pm

Thanks for sharing.

However, I love online shopping :D and I don't like book fairs!
Too crowded, too warm and too time consuming.
I like to shop with my mouse, in aircon room and with a cup of coffee ! :D

Nevertheless, we are fellow hoarders of books!

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Post by autumnbronze » Sat Feb 20, 2010 10:41 pm

cafelatte wrote:Nevertheless, we are fellow hoarders of books!
Three :celebrate: to that cafelatte ..

I don't like crowds too, so I make it a point to go during weekdays and if its during the hols, as soon as they open :wink:

Its also an opportunity to have some time out for meself with a cuppa too, but in Starbucks or CoffeeBean lah :D


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Post by Blobbi » Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:41 am

autumnbronze wrote:I don't like crowds too, so I make it a point to go during weekdays and if its during the hols, as soon as they open :wink:

Its also an opportunity to have some time out for meself with a cuppa too, but in Starbucks or CoffeeBean lah :D
Same same! Plus got to wait for ages in the snaking queue as I lament that the time wasted could have been spent browsing the nearby books some more. Weekdays - impossible cos I work. :( These days, I get so many book recs, I just go to amazon or book depository to just "pull".

Tks just the same, Autumnbronze!

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Post by autumnbronze » Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:31 am

Blobbi wrote:Same same! Plus got to wait for ages in the snaking queue as I lament that the time wasted could have been spent browsing the nearby books some more. Weekdays - impossible cos I work. :( These days, I get so many book recs, I just go to amazon or book depository to just "pull".

Tks just the same, Autumnbronze!
No worries lah ...

I like to look at the books for its print size, quality and pix as well ie are they spaced out etc .... cuz for DS mah. If its for me, its a different thing altogether, on-line oso can :D

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Post by Muffins » Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:42 am

Hi autumnbronze, I absolutely lurve books! I practically devour one everyday. I just finished reading The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown and I'm now reading The Complete Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle! :D

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Post by autumnbronze » Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:47 am

Muffins wrote:Hi autumnbronze, I absolutely lurve books! I practically devour one everyday. I just finished reading The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown and I'm now reading The Complete Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle! :D
Wow, Sherlock Holmes huh ...

Happy reading :D :D

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Post by ooptimizer » Sun Feb 21, 2010 12:53 pm

Even at this age, I still like Sherlock Holmes. My all time favourite! :D

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