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    See photo highlights from this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair, which brought together publishing professionals from around the world.

  • Bologna 2018: Audiobooks Offer Kids New Opportunities to Learn

    The Bologna Book Fair focused its attention on audiobooks for the first time with the introduction of a seminar called Listen Up!, which featured experts on the format's growing international market.

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    At the opening ceremony of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair on March 26, a large number of dignitaries and officials gathered to launch the event’s 55th edition. This year’s guest of honor, China, was represented by Li Ruiyu, the Chinese ambassador to Italy.

  • Bologna 2018: Middle Grade Fiction and Diverse Titles Remain Hot

    At this year's Bologna Book Fair, scouts and agents said middle grade fiction remains hot, and the political upheaval in the United States is driving a global interest in titles, both fiction and nonfiction, that speak to this tumultuous moment.

  • Big, Bold Moves at Bologna

    The Bologna Children’s Book Fair, which will run from March 26 to 29, is updating its facilities and reaching out to new audiences—including, for the first time, booksellers.

  • Trends to Watch in Bologna

    We asked agents and scouts attending this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair to tell us about trends they are seeing in books for young readers, both in content and international demand.

  • Taipei 2018: Publishers Explore a Unique Market

    The number of exhibitors is up at this year's fair over 2017 and the U.K. Pavilion returns to Taipei after a 17-year absence.

  • In Its Fifth Year, Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Continues to Grow

    Widely acknowledged as the biggest event dedicated to children’s content in Asia, the China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) has successfully wrapped up its fifth outing, which ran from November 17-19.

  • Bologna Book Fair Renovations to Force Some Exhibitors to Move

    The 2018 Bologna Children’s Book Fair will see changes resulting from a €100 million renovation taking place at the exhibition center.

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