Children’s and YA books are tops when it comes to Italy’s rights sales, as has been reported this week at Rome’s Più libri più liberi.
The 20th edition of Greece’s Thessaloniki International Book Fair will feature Guest of Honor Sharjah in May.
Situated at a famous East-West intersection, Thessaloniki this week hosts a new professional program in publishing at its 19th book fair.
This week’s 2023 Thessaloniki International Book Fair features a new rights center and an invitational fellowship program.
The 75-year-old Folio Society partnered with Bologna Book Plus to reach out to the book fair’s internationally active illustrators.
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.
‘It’s important to know that contemporary Greece does have its own voice,’ says Bologna-bound culture minister Nicholas Yatromanolakis.
At Bologna Children’s Book Fair, the AIE and Bologna Book Plus will look at young readers’ growing place in the Italian market.
The 2023 Bologna Ragazzi Awards, which honors illustrated children’s books, attracted 2,349 entries from 644 publishers in 59 countries.
A total 21,725 illustrations by 4,345 participants were submitted from 91 nations for this year’s Illustrators Exhibition honors at Bologna.