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Mon, Apr 08



Bologna Children's Book Fair 2024 (8-11 April 2024) Bologna - Italy

Immerse yourself in Children's Content! 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, serv

Bologna Children's Book Fair 2024 (8-11 April 2024) Bologna - Italy
Bologna Children's Book Fair 2024 (8-11 April 2024) Bologna - Italy

Time & Location

Apr 08, 2024, 10:00 AM – Apr 11, 2024, 2:30 PM

Bologna, Viale della Fiera, 20, 40127 Bologna BO, Italy

About the Event


The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is an industry leading event that has succeeded in bringing together a unique and diverse global audience thanks to 60 years experience. The result is the world’s premium copyright exchange hub when it comes to publishing  which also extends to current multimedia and licensing businesses for children’s stories, illustration, animation and related areas.The 2023 edition was attended by more than 1,400 exhibitors arriving from about 90 countries and regions around the world.Publishers, illustrators, graphic designers, literary agents, authors, translators, mobile developers, licensors and licensees, packagers, printers, distributors, audiobook professionals, booksellers, brands, librarians and teachers all flock to the event each spring to experience the world of books and multimedia products in thousands of booths across six huge halls. The world famous Illustrators Exhibition and industry recognized BolognaRagazzi awards are some of key pillars that make this event so special: BCBF is a unique mix of a cultural book show and an international rights business forum for all types of content for children.BolognaBookPlus, the brand extension dedicated to general trade publishing organised in co-operation with AIE (Italian Publishers Association) and Bologna Licensing Trade Fair/Kids,the exhibition bringing together the major international licensing and entertainment players, in the kid’s industry, has become an integral part of Bologna Children’s Book Fair.

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Point of Contact:


Viale della Fiera, 20 40128 Bologna Tel: +39 051 282111 Email:

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