Bologna Children's

Book Fair



1 - 4 April 2019

On Monday 1st April 2019, the Bologna Book Fair will be officially opened. At the same time, this book fair is specific due to its focus on child readers. As well as the rich cultural program and discussions of contemporary matters in the area of the production of books for children and young people, the book fair also presents prestigious prizes to leading publishers or illustrators, while increased attention has also been paid to the area of digital media and the development of applications (not only) for children in recent years.


   The Czech Republic will be represented at the book fair by national stand operated by the Ministry of Culture. The exhibition presents a number of larger and smaller children´s publishing houses, including for example Baobab, Host, Petrkov, Mladá fronta and Labyrint. As well as the production of the publishing houses, the stand will also exhibit contemporary book collections, which include a representative selection of the best Czech works for children. 

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