Following the robust turnout and programming at Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Rights Roundup looks at some work for the adult market.
Bologna’s Licensing Awards: 160 Entries, 10 Winners
The Bologna Licensing Trade Fair/Kids program was in its 16th year, and its awards were in their 6th edition in the 2023 show.
The Folio Society: At Bologna To Meet Illustrators
The 75-year-old Folio Society partnered with Bologna Book Plus to reach out to the book fair’s internationally active illustrators.
Bologna’s 60th Edition Draws 28,894 Visitors
The in-person professional visitor count at Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2023 jumped by 35 percent over 2022, organizers say.
Hometown Hero: Bologna Illustrator Andrea Antinori Wins Big
The Fundacion SM honor goes to Bologna’s own Andrea Antinori, with a €15,000 cash prize.
At Bologna: Abu Dhabi International Translation Conference
‘Children’s Literature: Language and Culture’ was the title of the Abu Dhabi International Translation Conference at the Bologna Book Fair.
International Women’s Day: PublisHer’s Bologna Stand
The new PublisHer pavilion at Bologna International Book Fair co-hosts an International Women’s Day breakfast with Kids Can Press.
At Bologna: Spain’s Publishers Report Growing Children’s Book Exports
FGEE reports that Spain’s exports of children’s books increased by 3.4 percent, to €24.2 million in 2021, with Mexico as a primary market.
At Bologna: Italy’s Youth Publishing by the Numbers
Titles published for younger readers in Italy rose from 6,165 in 2015 to 8,850 in 2021, per new figures from a quick-read AIE presentation.
More Prizes: The Best Children’s Publishers of the Year at Bologna
At the 60th Bologna trade fair, the closely watched Best Children’s Publishers of the Year awards are named in six world regions.