BCBF 2023, The origins of Gallimard Jeunesse: Pierre Marchand, a revolutionary creator of books
To celebrate its 60 Candles, Bologna Children's Bookfair dedicates an event to Pierre Marchand, who started Gallimard Jeunesse 50 years ago and was a key figure for the BCBF. Over the years, Gallimard Jeunesse has acquired a worldwide reputation for excellence and creativity. Marchand was one of the first captains of this great adventure. Discover the incredible story of this man of genius, creator at heart, his links with Bologna and more generally the story of Gallimard Jeunesse, which created hundreds of collections, revealed thousands of French and foreign authors and illustrators. Panel: François Place, illustrator; Marie Lallouet, author; Gianni Stavro, typographer and publisher; Elena Pasoli, BCBF; Hedwige Pasquet, President Gallimard Jeunesse. Event organized by BCBF in cooperation with Gallimard Jeunesse.