Last Night At Bologna - Celebrating 50 Years

Celebrating 50 years

Publishers Weekly:

On Tuesday night, hundreds of children's book publishers and other Bologna Children's Book Fair attendees filled the Teatro Comunale, Bologna's opera house, for a grand anniversary gala and awards ceremony to celebrate the fair's 50th anniversary. Publishers that have been coming to the fair since its inception were honored, along with this year's recipients of the BolognaRagazzi Awards and the winners of the new BOP Bologna Prize, awarded to publishers "at the forefront of innovation" in six geographic regions around the globe. ... The six geographic BOP winners were: Bakame Books from Rwanda Tara Books from India Cosac Naify from Brazil Planeta Tangerina from Portugal Chronicle Books in the U.S. Gecko Press from New Zealand.