Book Sale Alert: Scholastic’s The Great Christmas Blowout Warehouse Sale 2015

And the Scholastic Warehouse Sale is back!

Want to score a great selection of books for a very cheap price? Then this is the book sale for you, with titles ranging from children’s picture books, reference books, popular young adult novels to interactive activity books and arts and crafts products. Get as much as 80% discount on your favorite books!

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A leader in comprehensive education solution, Scholastic is also the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and educational materials in the world. Their mission is to encourage the intellectual and personal growth of all children, beginning with literacy. Way to go Scholastic!

This is definitely a great place to start your early Christmas shopping for your bookworm friends.

Fast Facts
What: Scholastic’s The Great Christmas Blowout Warehouse Sale 2015
When: November 27 – December 23, 2015
From 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday to Saturday
Where: Groiler Scholastic Warehouse, #70 C. Raymundo Ave., Brgy. Rosario, Pasig City, Philippines
Phone number: (02) 900-1537

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FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE ALSO COMMUTING LIKE ME, HERE’S HOW TO GO THERE

If you’re coming from Pasig Palengke:
1. Take a jeepney to any destination going to Rizal (as these jeepneys take a bit stretch of C. Raymundo where the warehouse is).
2. Tell the driver to drop you off at the corner of C. Raymundo Avenue and Bernal street (landmarks are BDO and Caltex gasoline station). The Scholastic Warehouse is on the side of the road where you will get off but it doesnt have any known landmark that you can tell the driver.

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3. Continue walking towards where the jeepney is heading until you see Floor Center on the other side of the road.

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4. Scholastic’s warehouse gate is just right across Floor Center.

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5. Or just ride a tricyle from Pasig Palengke and tell the driver that you’re heading to the Scholastic Warehouse Sale.
6. You won’t miss it as there’s usually a big banner outside.

If you’re coming from EDSA
1. Ride a bus that will drop you off at Robinson’s Galleria or take MRT and get off MRT Ortigas Station.
2. Ride a jeep going to Rosario from the Ortigas Avenue side entrance of Robinson’s Galleria.
3. Tell the driver to drop you off at Rosario Simbahan.
4. Ride a jeepney going to TRAMO or Pasig Palengke or ride a tricycle.
5. The jeepney will pass by C. Raymundo Avenue and just tell the driver to drop you off at Floor Center.

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6. Scholastic’s warehouse gate is just right across Floor Center.
7. You won’t miss it as there’s usually a big banner outside.

If you’re coming from Markina
1. Take a jeep bound to Pasig Palengke.
2. The jeepney will traverse Dr. Sixto Antonio Avenue which is parallel to C. Raymundo Avenue.
3. Tell the driver to drop you off at the corner of Dr. Sixto Antonio Avenue and Bernal St (landmarks are Mark One Pharmacy Rosario Brgy Hall)

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4. Walk the whole stretch of Bernal St or ride a tricycle until you reach C. Raymundo Avenue.

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5. Once at the corner of Bernal St. and C. Raymundo Avenue, turn left until you reach Floor Center.

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6. Scholastic’s warehouse gate is just right across Floor Center.
7. You won’t miss it as there’s usually a big banner outside.

Things to take note for first timers:
1. Wear comfortable clothing or bring extra clothing if you can. Take note that it’s a warehouse sale. Don’t expect that the area will be air conditioned.
2. Bring water or any liquid to hydrate you if you’re planning to stay there long as the area can really get humid and hot.
3. Bring face mask or hand sanitizer especially if you’re allergic to dust.
2. Manage your expectations. Not all books are in min condition and some books that you’re expecting may not be available.
3. They accept major credit cards (I called them and they confirmed.)
4. Bring eco-bags (and help save the earth).

I called their office to confirm the titles that are on sale but they advised that they don’t have a list. On previous years, they had for children’s books to young adult books, Rick Riordan’s books, David Levithan books, John Green books, Neil Gaiman books, the Harry Potter series, Brandon Mull’s Beyonders series, Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games trilogy, the 39 clues series, Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series, Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, some Papercutz’ Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew graphic novel series, R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps and Geronimo Stilton and Thea Stilton titles on sale. Professional resources for teachers and other educational materials are also available.

For moms, its the best time to haul books for your children’s library.

I am really optimistic that they’ll have a great selection of books this year. I’ll be posting an update soon about the books that I’ll haul and the books that are available once I get the chance to visit.

See you there guys! 🙂

Note: The pictures were all grabbed from Google Street View with a capture date of March 2014. Some landmarks might have changed.

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