Activity Overview

During the fair, we will host a variety of programmes. They are: conferences & seminars that aim to promote exchange of ideas and business cooperation; Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition launched to inject new life into the global children’s book industry; Chen Bochui International Children's Literature Award that honours professionals of children's literature who have made a great contribution to children's literature around the world; Authors Festival that brings together renowned authors from China and overseas; Shanghai Visiting International Publishers project (SHVIP) that offers foreign publishers the opportunity to gain detailed insight into China’s publishing landscape; reading promotion activities for the public, such as workshops, new book releases, book signings; as well as Connecting the City extension events that span the entire city.

Nov 08 2018
14:00 16:00

Chen Bochui International Children's Literature Award

Chen Bochui International Children’s Literature Award Ceremony

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.

Come discover the winners of the 2018 edition at the ceremony held at the Baoshan International Folk Art Museum on.

19:00 21:30

SHVIP

SHVIP Book Pitch Party

The SHVIP Book Pitch Party is the kickoff of CCBF copyright-related activities, it is also one of the highlights in the Fair’s SHVIP publishers fellowship agenda. The international fellows and local publishers will pitch their best titles to the audience in a challenging three-minute timeframe. An entertaining and inspiring event followed by a networking cocktail.

Nov 09 2018

Illustrators Survival Corner

Illustrators Survival Corner

10:00 12:00

Conferences & Seminars

Who Sells? How To Sell?—Distribution and Marketing in a Changing Children's Publishing Ecosystem

13:00 14:30

Conferences & Seminars

East Meets West—Picture Books Today Across Cultures

13:30 15:00

Conferences & Seminars

Observers of the Publishing Industry—Trade Media Take a Look at the Children's Book Market

14:30 16:30

Conferences & Seminars

40 Years of Economic Reforms in China—Past, Present and Future of the Chinese Children's Book Publishing

15:00 17:00

Conferences & Seminars

What Makes a Classic Picture-Book Character?

15:30 17:00

Conferences & Seminars

Bringing the "Screen Generation" of Kids Back to Books

Nov 10 2018

Illustrators Survival Corner

Illustrators Survival Corner

09:30 11:00

Conferences & Seminars

"The Never Ending Story"—International Trends in Children’s Literature

09:30 11:30

Conferences & Seminars

Children’s Publication and Licensing Forum

10:00 12:00

Conferences & Seminars

“The Content and the Container”—Picture Books as Design Objects

11:15 12:30

Conferences & Seminars

2018 Hans Christian Andersen Awards Winners in Conversation

13:30 15:00

Conferences & Seminars

The Many Faces of Audio Publishing—Audio Books, Paid Contents and New Audio Products for Children

15:30 17:00

Conferences & Seminars

Who Takes the Prize?—A Closer Look at Children's Book Awards

Nov 11 2018

Illustrators Survival Corner

Illustrators Survival Corner