Bologna Children's Book Fair in pictures

Bologna Children's Book Fair in pictures

Members of the Chinese Guest of Honour delegation with Bologna dignitaries at the fair’s opening ceremony.


Illustrator Kori Song left shows off her Found in Melbourne book at the Hello! From Australia stand, while Illustrator Sarah McIntyre was at the fair in spirit—and also in the form of a cut-out figurine.

Fairgoers scour the fair’s Illustrators’ Wall.


Creative duo left Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet prepare for a day at the fair, while Kathryn Haworth right of Templar shows off the Bonnier imprint’s stand.


Michael Morpurgo centre with the HarperCollins team at an event celebrating his books.


Morpurgo read from forthcoming title Flamingo Boy at the event.


Antoana Oreski left shows off her picture book creations, while A G Jatkowska right pays a visit to her UK publisher, Lucky Bee.


Author Jess Townsend centre celebrates the success of debut novel Nevermoor with the Hachette team.


Laurence King’s stand, complete with a postbox for illustrator submissions.