Bologna Children's Book Fair
Bologna Children's Book Fair

Bologna Children's Book Fair

New Date
12 Apr 2021 - 15 Apr 2021
Italy , Bologna

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Bologna Fiere


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Bologna Children's Book Fair Map

!!! Important !!! The 2020 edition of Bologna Children's Book Fair is officially cancelled by the organisers due to coronavirus.


It’s time to celebrate books and reading at Bologna Children's Book Fair – the international trade fair dedicated to excellence and imagination in the book publishing industry and multimedia products for children. Held in Bologna, Italy, the book fair is the leader in the sector and offers the richest product lineups that go well beyond just book rights, but extends towards illustrations and multimedia.


The incredibly varied support program that has speciality areas and events to everyone’s taste like The Authors Café and the Global Kids Connect Conference.
The audience that has since the last edition close to 29,0000 visitors.
More than 30 awards are handed over each year with the BOP – Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publisher of the Year is most sought after.


Editions take place every single years and Bologna Fiere performs the dual role as the organiser and also the host with a program that spans four days early in spring. Trade visitors can enter the halls from 09:00 am in the morning until 18:30 pm in the afternoon. The only exception is the last day, which closes early – 15:00 pm in the afternoon. 

Audience and statistics

Bologna Children's Book Fair enjoys international attention from every professional in children’s publishing and exhibitors have hopes to network with literary agents, translators, licensors and licensees, illustrators, mobile developers, graphic designers, printers, distributors, audiobook professionals, teachers and librarians. Each edition has a special guest country, which shines light on local publishing trends and national talent, facilitating valuable cultural. We also don’t want to forget the excellent series of seven conferences that take place. Hearing all this, you must be very motivated to find the right place to stay in Bologna.

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