Paid PostPosted on Aug 17, 201511 Things Every Book Fair Day Lover Will RememberThose erasers tho.by Paper and Packaging BoardBrand PublisherLinkFacebookPinterestTwitterMail 1. The anticipation. 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. Jose Kevo (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: jose_kevo It was a WHOLE NEW WOOORLD. 3. The SMELL. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 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. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Kaori Ando / Getty Images It felt so precious. 5. Circling the books you wanted on the sheet and handing it to your mom. Wavebreakmedia Ltd / Getty Images So. Many. Circles. 6. Wanting all the books that came with instructions and supplies on how to make fun crafts. 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. 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. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 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. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Via cheezburger.com TOO GOOD TO WAIT. 10. Comparing your haul with your friends' hauls. 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. Hero Images / Getty Images Because nothing in this world is better than a book.