Chen Bochui International Children's Literature Award

The award is one of the longest running literary prizes in China, as well as one of the most important awards presented by CCBF. Founded in 1981 by the Shanghainese children’s writer, Chen Bochui (1906-1997).

The Chen Bochui International Children's Literature Award (CICLA) is one of the longest running literary prizes in China, as well as one of the most important awards presented by CCBF. Founded in 1981 by the Shanghainese children’s writer, Chen Bochui (1906-1997), it honours authors, illustrators and professionals of children's literature who have made a great contribution to children's literature in China and the rest of the world.

The CICLA stands out for its comprehensive approach. It comprises three award categories for published children's works—Chinese language short stories, Chinese language children's novels and international picture books. Additionally, the Chen Bochui Author of the Year and Special Contribution awards have been created to give recognition to key figures of the children's book arena, who have contributed to making books and reading more attractive to the younger generations.

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CICLA Judging Process and Winners

The 2018 CICLA winners have been announced on 8 November during the ceremony held at Baoshan International Folk Arts Exhibition Centre.

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2018 CICLA Jury

The 2018 CICLA Jury was composed of nine members—six from China and three from abroad.

Chen Bochui International Children's Literature Award Regulations

Chen Bochui International Children's Literature Award Regulations

2019 Chen Bochui International Children’s Literature Award will be soon online.

Entry Procedure

2019 Chen Bochui International Children’s Literature Award will be soon online.

Nov 08 2018
14:00 16:00

Chen Bochui International Children's Literature Award

Chen Bochui International Children’s Literature Award Ceremony

Shanghai Baoshan International Folk Arts Exposition Centre

The Chen Bochui International Children’s Literature Award is one of the longest–running literary prizes in China, as well as one of the most important awards presented by CCBF. It honours authors, illustrators and professionals of children's literature who have made a great contribution to children's literature in China and the rest of the world.

This event is reserved to professionals working in the field of children’s literature.
If want to attend the ceremony, please RSVP at ccbf.vip@bfchina.net

Venue: 4788 Hu Tai Road, Baoshan District, Shanghai City, China