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China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair

China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair


9 - 11 November 2018

About the Fair

The 6th CCBF is taking place across 3-days from the 9 – 11 November 2018 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Centre.

China boasts a growing children’s book market. The number of Chinese middle-class families is rising and it has become easier for parents to buy books through retails websites such as Taobao, Amazon and Dangdang. As a result, the children’s book market is growing at 10% - 15% a year according to Publishers Weekly.

After five successful editions, the China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair (CCBF) has quickly become an important event for the global publishing industry. The fair provides a leading copyright exchange hub for children's books. It plays an important role in promoting Chinese children's literature internationally and reading culture among young children as the only event dedicated to books for children ages 0-16 years old.

CCBF has successfully brought together nearly 300 exhibitors from many professional backgrounds. Over 30,000 people participated in the three-day event last year.

The fair offers a wide range of activities. Some of the notable activities are the Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition, the Chen Bochui International Children's Literature Award, the Authors Festival,m the Shanghai Visiting International Publishers Programme (SHVIP), other professional seminars and events to promote reading. 

UK Pavilion

The PA in partnership with DIT is organising a UK Pavilion at the Fair. Our stand package includes a fully furnished stand; exhibitor passes; consolidated shipping rates; bilingual stand assistants and more.

TAP Grants

DIT is also offering TAP grants of £2,500 to help eligible SME’s with their stand costs. 

Stand Package
  • A fully furnished 9 sqm stand
  • Exhibitor passes
  • Entry in the fair directory
  • Access to a central backroom/storage area
  • Refreshments
  • Specially negotiated group shipping rates
  • Bilingual stand assistants
Book Your Place

If you would like to exhibit as part of the UK Pavilion and benefit from this comprehensive package of services, please complete and return the booking form by Friday 29th June 2018. We look forward to hearing from you, but please do not hesitate to contact Gloria Bailey if you have any questions.