March 30 - April 2
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For 57 years BCBF has been THE event in the children’s publishing industry. Over 1,400 exhibitors and around 30,000 professional visitors flock to the event each spring to experience the world of children’s book, illustration and multimedia content.

Much more than just a trade fair, the BCBF is both a vibrant business hub and a creative workshop, where past and future happily meet the present. Thanks to its DNA and its 50+ years of experience, the fair has succeeded in bringing together a unique and diverse global audience and is now an unmissable appointment to explore the changing and multi-layered children’s publishing landscape led by the printed book, still the agent of change and progress in the industry.

Bologna Children’s Book Fair

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BCBF 2020 Preview

Sharjah 2020 Guest of Honour

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Facts and Figures

Each year the Bologna Children’s Book Fair welcomes thousands of professionals from all over the world who meet and do business at this well-known ...

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