Why you need to be at CCBF
Engage in the booming children's book market in China
China boasts one of the fastest growing children’s book markets in the world. The country already publishes the largest number of children’s books, releasing over 40,000 new titles every year. China’s appetite for children’s book is set to increase as well, with ever more middle-class families willing to buy books for their children and the potential of a growing readership due to the recently introduced two-child policy.
Access the Asia Pacific children's rights market
CCBF is the only book fair in China and Asia Pacific fully dedicated to children’s content, which makes Shanghai an unparalleled destination for the children’s rights market. CCBF helps you to connect with the professionals from Asia Pacific—the most exciting, booming and dynamic market for Children’s content.
Connect with publishing professionals from all over the world
CCBF offers an excellent platform for you to meet international publishers, agents and content developers.
Enjoy a variety of services and tools
CCBF puts you and your business at centre stage with a variety of services and tools. The fair connects international publishers with Chinese distributors, printers, packagers and book buyers. CCBF encourages an end-to-end business solution for international trade. Join CCBF to explore many ways of doing business, selling rights, co-publishing, finding suppliers and much more!
Open new business horizons for children's contents, empower the children's book publishing industry
CCBF is expanding its scope of action towards other industries that can provide children's publishers with new business opportunities. Keeping books at the centre of its activity, CCBF helps you to connect with a wide range of products and services, including digital and multimedia products, licensing, educational and training material for children and teachers, parenting, film and television, animation, children's lifestyle etc.
Discover new talents in China and Asia Pacific
CCBF brings together both accomplished and emerging talents in China via dynamic programmes. It will be an exceptional opportunity to discover world-class authors, illustrators, translators, editors and other content creators for potential collaborations.
Explore the vibrant culture of Shanghai
During the fair, a selection of popular bookstores, libraries, early childhood institutions and schools in Shanghai take the CCBF annual book feast beyond the boundaries of the fair ground. A wide array of cultural activities will be held all over Shanghai to showcase the city as a great attraction for children's books enthusiasts.
Get ready to meet the children's book and content community from Asia and across the world!
CCBF also features several exclusive lounges and areas—Bologna Best Children’s Publishers (BOP) Lounge, Strega Prize Lounge, Asia-Pacific New Entry Lounge, Literary Agents Centre, Digital & Licensing Lounge—where recognised international companies bring their cutting-edge contents to China.
Literary Agents and Scouts will be welcomed at CCBF Literary Agents Centre, which is located in the Copyright Zone.
CCBF Digital & Licensing Lounge is a cost-effective shared space suitable for audiovisual producers, animation/comic/game producers, and all areas of content for children - education, media, apps and e-books to connect with children's publishing industry.
For any more information, please feel free to get in touch with:
Ms. Mariaelena Schiavo, Sales Office Manager
T: +39-051282298 | E: firstname.lastname@example.org