Waiting for the 60th Bologna Children’s Book Fair, he sets out on a European tour, which will touch four book fairs in different parts of the world.
The Bologna Grand Tour is therefore back, starting from Frankfurt, where it will be from 19 to 23 October.
The initiative is carried out in collaboration with the ICE Agency and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The aim is to strengthen the global reach of the fair and promote new opportunities in the publishing sector at an international level.
The Grand Tour 2022 will thus be an opportunity for the start of the celebrations for the 60th Bologna Children’s Book Fair, which with the brand extension BolognaBookPlus, dedicated to general publishing, and Bologna Licensing Trade Fair / Kids, is expected at BolognaFiere from 6 to 9 March 2023.
The appointments of the tour in Frankfurt
In Frankfurt (Hall 4.1, stand H26), the event will present the innovations in the pipeline for 2023. Starting with the evolution of the Literary Agents Center, reserved for children’s book agents, into a new Bologna Rights Center. The space will also be open to generalist publishing agents and the rights professionals of the publishing houses exhibiting at the fair, created with BolognaBookPlus.
At the stand in Frankfurt waiting for the 60th Bologna Children’s, also the exhibitions “Out of Silence. Yesterday, today, tomorrow, narrating through wordless books ”edited by Accademia Drosselmeier and dedicated to Italian silent books, and“ A glimpse at Italian illustration. A selection from the Bologna Illustrators Exhibition “. This latest exhibition is dedicated to Italian illustration through the images of 20 of the most interesting Italian artists selected in recent years.
There will also be a moment to discover all the news of BolognaBookPlus 2023. Appointment on October 19th with “BolognaBookPlus: A Briefing. Calling All General Trade Publishers! ”, Meeting on the many exhibition and training opportunities scheduled for the next edition.
The next steps awaiting 60th Bologna Children’s (https://www.bolognachildrensbookfair.com/)
After the Frankfurt Fair, the roadshow will continue with the stages of the Sharjah International Book Fair (2-13 November), Salon du Livre de Montreal (23-27 November) and Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara (26 November-4 December).