• This event has passed.

Bologna Children’s Book Fair

26th March 2018 @ 9:00 am - 29th March 2018 @ 6:30 pm

The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is one of the biggest events in the publishing year’s calendar built around children’s content.

Publishers, illustrators, graphic designers, literary agents, authors, translators, mobile developers, licensors and licensees, packagers, printers, distributors, audiobook professionals, booksellers, brands, librarians and teachers flock to the event each spring to experience the business world of books and multimedia products in hundreds of booths across six huge halls. This year’s guest of honour country is China bringing new exhibitions and events to the busy programme of BCBF2018.

The world famous Illustrators Exhibition and industry recognised BolognaRagazzi awards are some of the key pillars that make the event. With more than 26,000 people taking part in 4 packed days of events. It is a unique mix of a cultural book show and an international rights business forum for all types of content for children.

Along with the people to meet and do business with, there are literally hundreds of events, seminars and masterclasses to dive into, not only in the fair but in the city itself.

Early Bird Tickets are available until March 2nd

Tickets range from €30.00 – €90.00


Bologna Exhibition Centre
Piazza Costituzione 6
Bologna, 40128 Italy


Bologna Fiere
+39 051 282 111
Organiser Website: