58th edition
14-17 June 2021

BolognaBookPlus, Open Up – The BCBF Skill Box, Global Rights Exchange New Edition, and the BolognaRagazzi CrossMedia Award as well as confirmation that Sharjah will be the Guest of Honour at BCBF 2021. These are just some of the new features of Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2021 - from 14 to 17 June - in Bologna and online!

And that’s not all! We have also prepared a raft of preview events, including webinars, masterclasses and other initiatives to bring us together in the next few months in the lead-up to the tradeshow. From 13 March onwards, we have organised nine online events to look at the challenges, opportunities and new developments in sectors such as translation, illustration, the market, the digital world, and licensing.

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