Books Heard 'Round the World: A New Survey of International Audiobook Markets

The growing audiobook sector is difficult to gauge from country to country, but the Audio Publishers Association, Bookrepublic, and the Bologna Children's Book Fair have begun a new international survey effort. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Kalimat Foundation Donates 2000 Children's and YA Arabic Books to Italian Libraries

The UAE's Sharjah-based Kalimat Foundation has donated 2,000 Arabic-language books to 11 Italian libraries for Arab immigrant and refugee children. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Bologna Book Fair 2019 Attendance Exceeds Last Year's by 5 Percent

Bologna Children's Book Fair announces a record year in attendance and news coverage, while naming the United Arab Emirates' Sharjah its named 2020 Bologna Guest of Honor. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Sustainable Development Goals Book Club Issues First Reading List at Bologna

Works by Ángela Lago, Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, and Omaima Ezadeen are on the first reading list announced by the United Nations' new SDG Book Club. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Bologna Children's Book Fair Announces Moscow Book Fair Partnership

As the Bologna Children's Book Fair's 56th edition rolls on this week, the company announces a new relationship with Moscow International Book Fair and a centenary homage to Gianni Rodari. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

'Best Children's Publishers of the Year' Awards

Announced since 2013 in six geographical parts of the world, the list this year includes Canada's Comme des géants and Ghana's Sub-Saharan publishers. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

As Bologna Children's Book Fair Opens

Whether from Slovenia, Finland, Germany, or the USA, each of these titles is ready for international rights sales, and TV and film are on lots of their agents' minds. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

IPA's Sustainable Development Goals Book Club Welcomes Bologna Children's Book Fair, Others

The first selection of children's books in the International Publishers Association's SDG Book Club with the United Nations is due on April 2 at Bologna Children's Book Fair. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Five Startups from Germany, Latvia, and Romania Chosen for 2018 CONTENTshift

When the five startups chosen for this year's CONTENTshift program in Germany pitch their respective offers at Frankfurter Buchmesse, they'll have been given three months of accelerator attention and support. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

At the First European Children's Bookstore Conference: Warming Up for London Book Fair

Speaking to booksellers and publishers at Bologna's new bookstore conference, IPA president Michiel Kolman said reading is crucial, as are new digital storytelling tools. | Continue reading | 6 years ago