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The U.S. Commercial Service at Bologna Children's Book Fair 2009

Bologna Children's Book Fair

The "rights" place for children's content

Bologna, Monday 23 March through Thursday 26 March 2009 (46th edition)

Week days: 9.00 – 18.30 / Thursday 9.00 – 17.00

Bologna Fair Centre - Piazza Costituzione Entrance

The Fair:

The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is the most important international event dedicated to the children’s publishing and multimedia industry. In its 46th edition, the Fair offers more than 20.000 square meters of exhibition space with a simple, easy-to-understand layout.

In Bologna, authors, illustrators, literary agents, TV & Film producers, licensors and licensees, packagers, distributors, printers, booksellers, and librarians meet to:

  • sell & buy copyrights
  • find the very best of children’s publishing and multimedia production
  • generate and gather new contacts while strengthening professional relationships
  • discover new business opportunities
  • discuss and debate the latest sector trends

The exhibitors:

About 1.300 exhibitors coming from 69 countries in 2008. The exhibitors are publishers, literary agents, packagers, printers, international organizations, TV and Film producers, licensor and licensees, and service companies linked to the publishing world.

This year featuring:

The Royal Yacht

A marvelous tale of fantasy and adventure, The Royal Yacht tells the story of Katiana and her princess friend, Carolina, on their unforgettable journey through the Adriatic Sea aboard the royal family's yacht. Filled with beautiful illustrarions, discovery and adventure, The Royal Yacht will enchant young readers around the world. For a sample of this book please click on the link at the end of the page and visit www.theroyalyacht.net1 .

Frog Street Press

Frog Street Press specializes in materials that teach basic reading skills at the pre-kindergarten through first grade level. Sing & Read is the flagship product of Frog Street Press and incorporates print material with music, software, video and classroom décor. They also have leveled readers, games, and other materials that feature the adorable Frog Street characters. Learn more at http://www.frogstreetpress.com/2 .

Incentive Publications

As an educational publisher for over 40 years, Incentive Publications features a broad range of materials with emphasis in language arts, science, and math. They specialize in upper-elementary and middle grades classroom resources in these and more subject areas, as well effective teaching strategies for all levels. Learn more at http://www.incentivepublications.com/3.

World Book

World Book, Inc. has been publishing the most trusted children’s and young adult educational and reference material for over 90 years. World Book actively sublicenses its products and databases for both print and digital properties. Their publications and online products are distributed throughout the world in English and, through publishing partners, are translated into many different languages. Products include the popular Learning Ladders series as well as the newly redesigned Young Scientist. Learn more at http://www.worldbook.com/4 .

Highlights for Children International

In 1946, Highlights for Children was created with the belief that children are intelligent and excited when given an option to learn. Highlights magazine is the most popular children's magazine in the U.S. Its success has been followed by a great number of puzzle, activity and game book series that have been entertaining and educating kids from 2-12 for decades.

From trade-book and textbook publishers including Zaner-Bloser, Essential Learning Products and Stenhouse, all the members in the Highlights Family of Companies strive to offer children educational opportunities worthy of their abilities. Learn more at http://www.highlights.com/mt/international/international.jsp5

Boyds Mills Press

The logical development from Highlights' interest in encouraging children's enthusiasm toward reading, Boyds Mills Press was founded in 1990. Intent on providing quality books for all ages of children, Boyds Mills Press publishes picture books, fiction, nonfiction, poetry and activity books. They can be found in libraries, schools and bookstores. Learn more at www.boydsmillspress.com6 .

For further information about the Bologna Children's Book Fair:

Bologna Children's Book Fair

Piazza Costituzione, 6

40128 Bologna - Italy

Tel.: +39- 051-282242/282361

Fax: +39-051-6374011

E-mail: bookfair@N0SPAM.bolognafiere.it7

Web: www.bookfair.bolognafiere.it8

The Royal Yacht (PDF, 3721KB)

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