Heads up, bibliophiles! You aren’t spared from the 8.8 sales just yet.
Organised by the Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP), the Aklatan: All-Filipino Book Fair will be launched on Shopee on 16 Aug to 18 Aug 2020, from Sunday to Tuesday. It will be the biggest online book fair in the Philippines, bringing together more than 35 local booksellers and publishers in one event.
Watch out for the first-ever, All-Filipino online bookfair, AKLATAN on Shopee from August 16-18, 2020.Let's support local authors and publishers!#Aklatan2020 #BuyLocalBooks
Thanks to the online catalogue of the Aklatan book fair, you can discover amazing reads from the comfort of your home. Fill your book haul with popular fiction, children’s books, historical textbooks, celebrity autobiographies, award-winning poems, self-help books, young adult literature, and more!
Check out the full list of Filipino publishers at this online book fair:
- 19th Avenida Publishing
- Adarna House
- Alpha Stream Marketing
- Anvil Publishing
- Asia/Pacific Circulation Exponents
- Ateneo De Manila University Press
- Ateneo de Naga University Press
- Bookware Publishing Corp
- Central Books Supply
- Chapter House Publishing
- Christian Literature Crusade
- Church Strengthening Ministry
- Cunanan Map House
- FELTA Multi-Media
- FEU Publications
- Forefront Book Co., Inc.
- Great Books Trading
- Institute of Spirituality (ISA-Jecho Publishing)
- MSA Publishing
- New Day Publishers
- OMF Literature
- Our Daily Bread Ministries Philippines
- Philippine Christian Literature, Inc.
- Phoenix Educational Services, Inc.
- Precious Pages and Lampara House
- Saint Mary’s Publishing
- Salinlahi Publishing House
- San Anselmo Publications
- St. Matthew’s Publishing
- Summit Media
- Tahanan Books
- University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
- University of the Philippines Press
- Wizard Publishing Haws
- WS Pacific Publications
How to score awesome reads from Aklatan book fair
To order books, all you have to do is log in to the Shopee website here. Look for the Aklatan Book Fair banner that will appear on the uppermost portion of the website from 16 to 18 Aug 2020. Pick the books you want to purchase. Then finally, as every shopaholic probably knows by now, click “Add to Cart.” Really, it’s that easy!
At a time when public gatherings are put on hold, Aklatan offers a great way to champion the works of Filipino writers and book publishers during the quarantine. Don’t miss out on your chance to take home some of your favourite titles this week. Happy book shopping, everyone!
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