2021 China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) Postponement Announcement
The Fair is postponed to 18 to 20 Nov 2022 at our usual venue, the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre.
CCBF 2021 Postponement Announcement
Due to the recent situation of the epidemic control in China, and in order to ensure the health and safety of all our exhibitors and visitors, the 9th China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), originally scheduled from 19 to 21 November at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Centre, is postponed to 20 to 22 March 2022 at the same venue. These new dates coincide with the 59th Bologna Children's Book Fair (BCBF) held in Italy from 21 to 24 March 2022. For the first time, the two major professional children’s book fairs will connect East and West through innovative real-time events. By mobilising their wide array of resources, the two fairs will organise joint activities in copyright trade, book promotion and illustration so that participants at both ends of the earth can network efficiently through time and space.
Save the date and join us in Shanghai! Book your stand at CCBF 2021 and connect with professionals from Asia Pacific
2021 CCBF will take place on 19–21 November at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre (SWEECC). We can't wait to meet you in Shanghai in this autumn.
Call for works Chen Bochui International Children’s Literature Award
Four awards will be presented for the 2022 (34th) CICLA, namely, Best Picture Book Award, Best Literacy Award, New Chinese Writer Award, and Exceptional Achievement Award. The inaugural list of "Recommended Works of the Year" was released by organizers to promote excellent children's literature and picture books. Additionally, an upcoming Matchmaking Meeting of Chinese Excellent Children's Literature will also be held to bridge the cooperation between authors, publishers, and investors.Learn more
2021 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition Award Winners Announcement
The 2021 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition Award has found its winners.The Golden Pinwheel Jury and Organising Committee are honoured to make the results of the Competition public through a video message.Learn more
Upgraded with the brand new business matching system, The full list of publishers is out!
The 9th edition of China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) has been upgraded with the brand new ‘business matching system’, using international design interface, which is simple and user-friendly, making it more humanized, the functions more rationalized, and the promotion more globalized.The matching system is accessible now, using both virtual and live forms to provide the new experience of prolonged and effective exhibition for publishers all over the world without the restriction of space.Learn more
New Dreams International Little Illustrators Competition
China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair, New Dream International Little Illustrator Competition is a unique global children's creative and aesthetic education platform organised by the Shanghai Foreign Cultural Exchange Association and Shanghai Xinhua Distribution Group with the support of the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Press and Publication. This annual event aims to connect young children worldwide through their mutual love of "reading + drawing".Learn more
Children Plus：Books and Seeds
“Children Plus” is a stream of events aiming to cast light on a trend, a topical subject, a book category or a theme of special relevance for the global publishing industry, whether because it has marked its past or because it is shaping its present through vigorous trends and an innovative production. The 2021 edition of Children Plus is placed under the motto of “Books & Seeds”.Learn more
A small art fair within a book fair, the “Illustrators Avenue” is an innovative platform created especially for illustrators, artists and content creators seeking for business opportunities, professional training and industry networking. On top of the usual illustrators’ stands boasting publications, prints and derivatives, the Illustrators Avenue is now enriching its floor plan with a stage welcoming an ongoing programme of professional events.Learn more