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Discover your Passion and Excel in Education at Singapore Book Fair 2012

Singapore, 25 May 2012 – With the commencement of the Singapore Book Fair (SBF) 2012, there is no better way to kickstart the upcoming school holidays! Held daily at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 25 May to 3 June (Level 4, Hall 402-404, 11am to 10pm), booklovers should definitely head down to the mega booth organised by Times Publishing Group at booth number J01. Exciting activities and new product launches abound will tie in with the booth theme of Discover Your Passion and Excel in Education, encouraging everyone to celebrate the joys of reading. Visitors to the mega booth can enjoy exclusive offers and privileges on both literary bestsellers and educational titles.

Over the past 40 years, Marshall Cavendish Education has established its position as the leading publisher with the greatest number of textbooks approved by the Ministry of Education. In line with its published textbooks range, Marshall Cavendish Education has designed a comprehensive library of materials to complement the current academic curriculum with a holistic approach. These materials are carefully crafted to develop essential skills, critical thinking skills, desired attitudes, knowledge and understanding while building creativity and fun in the learning process, and will be showcased at the Singapore Book Fair 2012 (Please refer to the Appendix for the list of assessment books). Daily Specials, Best Buys and Bundled Deals on a wide range of high quality titles from Early Childhood to Primary and Secondary levels, will be up for grabs at the Marshall Cavendish Education booth.

Be first in line to learn about the launch of the newly revamped by visiting the Marshall Cavendish Online booth. The online portal offers a complete suite of learning and enrichment resources, including digitised assessment titles, comprehensive question banks and the recently released series of interactive multimedia courseware. Through its rich multimedia contents, caters to each individual’s learning abilities and therefore helps students to learn more effectively at their own pace. An example of this is the creative collaboration with Mediacorp that produced multimedia resources such as LuV English, "Le Xue Hua Wen" and "Xi Shou Hua Wen". MediaCorp’s lively videos with witty dialogue, coupled with rich and diverse activities help develop children’s speaking and listening skills in a fun and engaging way. Visit the MCEnrich booth to enjoy special offers like an additional 6 months complimentary subscription, attractive price discounts and exclusive Mediacorp premiums!

Another exciting presence at the Singapore Book Fair 2012 is Asia’s newest online bookstore, NoQ store which has over a million Asian and International titles. With the Price Guaranteed Programme, NoQ guarantees its customers a refund of the price difference if they are able to find any book priced lower in a physical bookstore in Singapore than that offered at the NoQ store. Visit the NoQ store booth to enjoy book prices at up to 50% off, with free shipping when you purchase on the spot. Furthermore, look out for our special bundled membership deal where you can get a 1-year NoQ store and 2-year Times Privilege membership at only $10! Also stand a chance to win a free welcome pack just by downloading the NoQ store mobile app. This handy app conveniently lets users scan the barcode of any book and have the best prices displayed instantly.

This coming weekend, Times bookstores will be showcasing its wide genre of titles and lifestyle products at the Singapore Book Fair 2012. The well-established chain of bookstores will be offering attractive discounts and promotions, including a 20% discount on the latest and hottest bestsellers (Please refer to Appendix for the list of selected Bestsellers titles). Wait no more and come down to Booth J01 and revel in the joy of the world of literary wonders can bring you!