back to top

11 Things Every Book Fair Day Lover Will Remember

Those erasers tho.

Posted on

1. The anticipation.

The date had been marked on your binder calendar for weeks and, the closer it got, the slower time seemed to go...
oddharmonic (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: oddharmonic

The date had been marked on your binder calendar for weeks and, the closer it got, the slower time seemed to go...

2. The magic of seeing your gym or auditorium transformed into a book heaven.

It was a WHOLE NEW WOOORLD.
Jose Kevo (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: jose_kevo

It was a WHOLE NEW WOOORLD.

3. The SMELL.

gifwave.com

What was it that had that particular smell — the books? The catalogs? Whatever it was, it was intoxicating.

4. The super-thin, pretty paper that the book catalogs were printed on.

Kaori Ando / Getty Images

It felt so precious.

5. Circling the books you wanted on the sheet and handing it to your mom.

So. Many. Circles.
Wavebreakmedia Ltd / Getty Images

So. Many. Circles.

6. Wanting all the books that came with instructions and supplies on how to make fun crafts.

YOU WERE GONNA GET TO CRAFT SO HARD.
amazon.com

YOU WERE GONNA GET TO CRAFT SO HARD.

7. Playing with all the colorful little erasers that looked like cars and dinosaurs and stuff.

THEY WERE SO GOOD.
amazon.com

THEY WERE SO GOOD.

8. The feeling of being a total winner when your parents signed you up for a book series subscription.

scoopwhoop.com / Via gifs.tastefullyoffensive.com

~Brush ya shoulders off~

9. Grabbing a giant pile of books and sitting down to start reading right there at the fair before your parent could even pay.

youtube.com / Via cheezburger.com

TOO GOOD TO WAIT.

10. Comparing your haul with your friends' hauls.

But secretly knowing you definitely had the best collection.
moodboard / Getty Images

But secretly knowing you definitely had the best collection.

11. And the intense excitement you felt when it was finally time to go home and read.

Because nothing in this world is better than a book.
Hero Images / Getty Images

Because nothing in this world is better than a book.