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“I Was a Juror at the Bologna Illustrators Exhibition…”

...even more illustrations.

Charles Kim describes what it is like to judge 15,000 illustrations for the prestigious Bologna Illustrators Exhibition in just a few days.

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Scholastic to Launch New Interactive Line at Bologna


Scholastic has partnered with the UK’s Make Believe Ideas to develop a new line of interactive children’s books for ages 0-5, debuting at Bologna next week.

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Why Reading Translated Kids’ Books Makes a Difference

Daniel Hahn

‘Writing translated from other languages makes you see things differently,’ says UK translator Daniel Hahn who will mine the Bologna Book Fair for gems.

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Are the US and UK Children’s Publishers Getting Stale?

Titles from Europe and Asia, such as this one, The Day I Turned Into a Bird (Chabbert/Guridi) published by Tres Tristes of Spain, and generating more and more interest across the globe.

Global children’s publishers are turning away from the US and UK and toward Asian, French, Italian, Portuguese or Eastern European publishers for fresh content.

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The VéroK Literary Agency on Kids Book Biz Changes


The VéroK Agency represents children’s book publishers across Europe and the English-language markets and is seeing changes in who buys what where.

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Celebrating German-Israeli Relations Through Books

Israel Germany

Events at the book fairs in Jerusalem, Leipzig, Bologna and Frankfurt are honoring the Jubilee year of German-Israeli diplomatic and literary relations.

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The Bologna Children’s Book Fair’s Shift Toward Digital

A new digital category was added to the prestigious Ragazzi Awards this year.

With a digital category added to the prestigious Ragazzi Awards, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair acknowledged the increasing influence of digital publishing.

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PublishNews Brazil: Victory at Bologna, 70 Writers for Frankfurt

Carola Saavedra is one of the first 70 authors from Brazil who will be attending the Frankfurt Book Fair (Photo: Andrea Marques)

This week’s publishing news from Brazil covers the Brazilian honors at the Bologna Book Fair, 70 authors announced for Frankfurt, Kindle Paperwhite launch, and more.

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Creating a Common Language for Cross-Cultural Kid’s Book Collaboration

Jemmy Button

An American and an Italian crossed the language barrier to produce a gorgeous new children’s book, Jemmy Button, along with a common language of creative co-production.

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The Beijing-to-Bologna Time Machine

Andrew Kelly

In China children’s books are for indoctrinating good citizens and instilling morals, but elsewhere, kids books are becoming increasingly entertaining, enticing and personal.

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