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Bologna Children’s Book Fair enters its seventh decade with continued passion and pride of having created a network of initiatives ranging from Bologna to Shanghai, from children's books to licensing and, with its most recent initiative, BolognaBookPlus, serving general trade publishing.

From October 2023 to February 2024, the third Grand Tour, a fully-fledged journey around the world, will see the Bologna suite of three fairs take part in five prestigious international stages: Frankfurt, New York, Guadalajara, London and New Delhi.


BCBF, BBPlus, and BLTF look forward to seeing you in Bologna in 2024, April 8-11

The BCBF Event Network

This exciting initiative was launched in 2021 to run in parallel to the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, reaching a wider professional general trade audience across the global publishing industry.
In 2023, Greece has been the Market of Honour of the third edition
The fourth edition will be co-located with Bologna Children’s Book Fair, 8 to 11 April 2024.


BLTF/Kids is now an integral part of BCBF. Bringing together key players in the entertainment and international licensing world, BLTF host 600 brands, a Licensing Retail Lounge, its Fashion Product Showcase and an area dedicated to licensees in search of new business.
The next edition of BLTF/Kids will be held 8-11 Aprile 2024.


2023 CCBF 10th anniversary took place on 17-19 November on the ground floor of the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre. CCBF is the only book fair in Asia Pacific fully dedicated to books and other contents for children co-organised by BolognaFiere/Bologna Children’s Book Fair.




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2024 BolognaRagazzi Awards

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The 2023 Winner

Carla Poesio Prize

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BolognaRagazzi CrossMedia Award 2024

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Giving Every Child Good Books

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BolognaBookPlus 2024

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2024 Illustrators Exhibition

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Nomination time for publishers

Bologna Prize Best Children’s Publishers of the Year

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The finalist books


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