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Bologna Children’s Book Fair

April 1, 2019 - April 4, 2019

The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is the event in the publishing year’s calendar, built around children’s content today.

With over 50 years of experience the fair has succeeded in bringing together a unique and diverse global audience. The result is the world’s premium copyright exchange hub when it comes to publishing and now it includes an extra core that extends to all multi-media and licensing business for children’s content.

Publishers, illustrators, graphic designers, literary agents, authors, translators, mobile developers, licensors and licensees, packagers, printers, distributors, audiobook professionals, booksellers, brands, librarians and teachers flock to the event each spring to experience the business world of books and multimedia products in hundreds of booths across six huge halls. This year’s guest of honour country is China bringing new exhibitions and events to the busy programme of BCBF2018.

The world famous Illustrators Exhibition and industry recognized BolognaRagazzi awards are some of key pillars that make this event so special. With more than 26,000 people taking part  in 4 packed days of events. Tt is a unique mix of a cultural book show and an international rights business forum for all types of content for children.


April 1, 2019
April 4, 2019
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair
+39 051 282111


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The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is the most important international event dedicated to the children’s publishing and multimedia industry. In Bologna authors, illustrators, literary agents, licensors and licensees, packagers, distributors, printers, booksellers, and librarians meet to sell and buy copyright, find the very best of children’s publishing and multimedia production, generate and gather new contacts while strengthening professional relationships, discover new business opportunities, discuss and debate the latest sector trends.


Bologna Children’s Book Fair
Piazza Costituzione, 6
Bologna, 40128
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+39 051 282111
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