Bologna Children's Book Fair

6-9 March 2023

The Bologna Children's Book Fair, which focuses on literature for children and young people, will take place this year from 6 to 9 March 2023. You will find the Czech Republic's national stand in Hall 29 under E31




Concertina books
SMALL / big

These concertina books on the theme Small/Big were created as part of a Czech Literary Centre project (a section of the Moravian Library in Brno), which is implemented with the financial participation of the EU through the Ministry of Culture within the framework of the National Recovery Plan.

Exhibitors 2023


Baobab, an alternative publisher of children's illustrated books, is dedicated to publishing original texts and interesting translations. In their artistic elaboration, he collaborates with the upcoming generation of artists.

Plavecká 14,
128 00 Prague 2, Czech Republic

BRIO, spol. s r.o.

BRIO is the publisher of highly illustrated editions of children´s classics and modern tales. Since more than 25 years we have been cooperating with leading Czech and Slovak illustrators and exported our books to many countries around the world.

Oderská 333/5, 196 00 Prague 9 – Čakovice, Czech Republic

Euromedia Group

Euromedia Group (EMG) was founded in 1991 and it is one of the largest companies doing business at the Czech book market. It publishes over 700 new titles a year under the following imprints: Kalibr, Ikar, Odeon, Universum, Yoli, Esence, Pragma, Laser, Brána, Listen, Pikola Témbr and Granit. EMG also owns the largest book distribution network in the Czech Republic, supplying booksellers, bookselling networks, e-shops and hypermarkets with the production of the majority of Czech publishers.

Nádražní 896/30, 150 00 Prague 5 – Smíchov, Czech Republic

HOST Publishers

Host Publishers is one of the largest independent publishing houses in the Czech Republic, currently publishing about 150 titles annually. Host brand has become a guarantee of high-quality literature in many genres. In recent years, Host has strengthened their list by adding the children’s literature programe. Acclaimed original Czech works for children include books by Petra Soukupová, Alena Mornštajnová, Petra Dvořáková, Irena Hejdová and Olga Stehlíková.

Radlas 5, 602 00 Brno, Czech Republic


INFOA is a wholly independent publishing house based in the Czech Republic, which is dedicated to producing quality language and children materials. Founded in 1992, the company has enjoyed steady, rapid growth and currently has a list of over 2000 titles. INFOA language titles cater for both adult learners and children, at a wide range of levels and languages. In addition, INFOA's list includes children's board books, activity books, guides and colouring books for children as well as adults.

Nová 141, 789 72 Dubicko, Czech Republic


The Petrkov publishing house mainly publishes children's literature. The main author is Pavel Čech.

Havlíčkovo náměstí 180, 580 01 Havlíčkův Brod, Czech Republic


LABYRINT publishing focuses on art books, fiction and comics. The sublabel RAKETA is dedicated to children's books. Labyrint also publishes RAKETA, an original children's magazine.

Dittrichova 5, 120 00 Prague, Czech Republic 

Svět knihy

Company founded by the Association of Czech Booksellers
and Publishers. Its main activity is the organisation of the annual Book World Prague Fair, the promotion of books and literature and the export of Czech books.

Fügnerovo nám. 1808/3, 120 00 Prague 2, Czech Republic

The exhibition catalogue for the Bologna Children's Book Fair can be downloaded here.

A history of participation
at the book fair

A history of participation at the book fair
Participation at the Bologna Children's Book Fair dates back to 2017. You can also take a brief look at previous years.

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