Visit the Bologna Children’s Book Fair!

The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is the most important international event dedicated to the children’s publishing and multimedia industry. In Bologna, about 1,200 exhibitors–including authors, illustrators, literary agents, and more–from 98 countries and 25,000 international professional trade representatives in will meet 2016.

At the fair, the Illustrators Exhibition offers a broad picture of the most innovative trends in children’s illustration at a world level. Renowned illustrators will be exhibited, and many will be present for the Illustrators Café where industry titans will discuss trends, achievements, and provide introductions. We strongly encourage you to attend this incredible and exciting event! 17 Italian illustrators were chosen from a world-wide competition to be displayed at this prestigious event. We congratulate them!

Annalisa Bollini

Daniele Castellano

Giovanni Colaneri

Luca Di Battista

Mariachiara Di Giorgio

Philip Giordano

Francesco Giustozzi

Giulia Pastorino

Linda Pellicanò

Luca Pettarelli

Marco Quadri

Simone Rea

Veronica Ruffato

Beatrice Schena

Marco Somà

Martina Vanda


For more information:

Bologna Children’s Book Fair
Piazza Costituzione, 6 – 40128 Bologna
Tel. 051 282242/282361 – Fax 051 6374011


Fortunately, if you can’t attend the book fair, we are pleased to announce that the Illustrators Exhibition will be coming to the United States for a special exhibition! Stay tuned for more details.