59th edition
21-24 March 2022
Bologna - Italy

Illustrations and Books on the Move

the BCBF collection

For more than 50 years, Bologna Children’s Book Fair has been a global point of reference for the latest news  on illustration trends and the discovery of stories for children across all forms of media.

Many of the exhibitions, organized as part of the Fair travel each year to museums, galleries and libraries in many across the globe.  The Illustrators Exhibition, after the Bologna fair is traditionally hosted with original drawings in Japan, China and Korea and with reproductions  in numerous other international cultural venues.  BCBF is  also present throughout the year through in other projects and events that travel around the world :

Browse all the BCBF exhibitions in the world today.

Italian Excellence

The New Generation of Italian Children's Illustrators

  • When 14 June 2021
  • Where BCBF Galleries

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Italian Excellence

The New Generation of Italian Children's Illustrators

  • When October 2021
  • Where Morelia

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2021 Illustrators Exhibition

Original Illustrations

  • When 2-3 october 2021
  • Where Shizuoka

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Italian Excellence

The New Generation of Italian Children's Illustrators

  • When 20-24 October 2021
  • Where Frankfurter Buchmesse

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Jackets Off. A selection

Book Covers Exhibition

  • When 20-24 October 2021
  • Where Frankfurter Buchmesse

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Growing Young Readers

Ibby Italia 2021 Honour List

  • When 20-24 October 2021
  • Where Frankfurter Buchmesse

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Growing Young Readers

Ibby Italia 2021 Honour List

  • When 3 - 13 November 2021
  • Where Sharjah International Book Fair

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Jackets Off. A selection

Book Covers Exhibition

  • When 3 - 13 November 2021
  • Where Sharjah International Book Fair

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Italian Excellence

The New Generation of Italian Children's Illustrators

  • When 3 - 13 November 2021
  • Where Sharjah International Book Fair

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2021 Illustrators Exhibition

Original Illustrations

  • When 6 November - 12 December 2021
  • Where Ishikawa

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Italian Excellence

The New Generation of Italian Children's Illustrators

  • When 10-26 November 2021
  • Where Amsterdam

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Illustrators for Gianni Rodari.

Italian Excellence

  • When 1-6 December 2021
  • Where Paris

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