April 15, 2016

Bologna Children's Book Fair 2016 (Part 2 of 3)

Exhibition by Maisie Paradise Shearring, the winner of 
2015 International Award for Illustration:







As part of the prize, Maisie created a picturebook that 
was published by the Spanish publisher SM:




Maisie (sitting in the middle) giving a talk at the fair:





Exhibition by Laura Carlin, the author of the 2016 Illustrators Annual 
cover and the winner of the Biennial of Illustration Bratislava 2015:











Silent Book Contest 2016 exhibition:





GOODBYE TOYS by Marta Pantaleo (Italy):





NOTHING BUT AN ORDINARY TRIP 
by Ausra Kiudulaite (Lithuania):





JAULAS by Sara Porras (Spain):






AMAZED by Aleksandra Artymowska (Poland):





BLANCA Y EL DRAGON by Yael Frankel (Argentina):





THE ORANGE THING by Manuel Sumberac (Croatia):





ONE PREVIOUS OWNER by Carly Gledhill (Great Britain):





Books of previous winners:

BOUNCE BOUNCE by Brian Fitzgerald (Ireland) and 
WHILE YOU SLEEP by Mariana Ruiz Johnson (Argentina)



Exhibition Artists and Masterpieces of Illustration - 50 Illustrators Exhibitions 1967-2016:









While at the fair, I discovered that Kestutis Kasparavicius
Lithuania's most beloved children’s book illustrator, was having 
an exhibition A Conductor with a Brush in Bologna, so I coudn't miss 
the chance to see the originals of his illustrations and meet him in person:








Illustrations from his latest children's book The Neighbor Around the Corner:





Kestutis' books were on display as well:





1 comment:

  1. Thankyou Margarite for another post covering Bologna - really interesting with great photographs - great for those of us that couldn't make it. Thankyou!

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