See you in person in Bologna from 21 to 24 March 2022 for the 59th edition of Bologna Children’s Book Fair!
The 58th edition of the book fair has concluded. Held online and accessible free of charge to all – professionals and enthusiasts alike from all over the world - it was a great success.The BCBF, BLTF and Exhibitors meeting programme will be available online free of charge until 31 August.The conferences and BBPlus events may be purchased on demand starting 24 June 2021.
Read the Press Release
The 14 finalists of the 8th edition
Until 31 August
All the on demand events from 24 June to 31 July
In Bologna, in Bucarest and online
The Guest of Honour will be Sharjah
From 24 June to 31 July, on BCBF Open Up
How the global publishing industry builds the future inclusively, accessibly, sustainably and profitably.
This training event will ensure that you understand the cornerstone of copyright, and the essential steps of rights selling.
This new online event will guide aspiring authors through the knowledge and initial steps that are required to navigate the self-publishing journey.
The Forum is designed to create a lasting community of professional translators and those considering a career in this area.
The masterclass is dedicated to the theme of cover design in the era of digital access, seeking visuals that stay strong across different media.
A close look at the characteristics, practice and recent results of machine translation of literary works, with special focus on children’s books.
The Jury members will discuss how they went about choosing the illustrations for the 2021 Illustrators Exhibition.
A look at editorial illustration for children: the specifics of content and professional relations between the illustrator and publishers.
This special Masterclass combines the rich cross-media expertise of BCBF and BLTF, from publishing through licensing and into digital: an intense day ...
How a picturebook is born. How the text relates to the projects, the illustrations to the graphic art, and art to the market? A special double session meeting.
Discover in one day the hottest, not-to-be-missed licensing properties for children to re-launch your business.
Agents and artist agencies: how they work. An international overview of the profession of artist representative.
Take another look at our BCBF Online Edition available until 31 August.
Discover the BCBF events that took place LIVE over the 4 days (14-17 June) or tune in directly to BCBF TV.
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Let's meet the 2021 winner
Find out the winners on Fairtales
Let's meet the winner
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See the Virtual Exhibition