Independent Canadian Publishers at the 2023 Bologna Children's Book Fair

The Bologna Children's Book Fair is a showcase for Canadian publishers of all kinds. Together they represent the outstanding quality and creativity of Canadian publishing. Here you will find a collection of some of their titles for your perusal.

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Cocoa Magic

By (author) Sandra Bradley
Illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard
Categories: Children's Fiction

In a cozy 1920s chocolate shop, the special ingredients in each perfect treat are empathy, generosity, and thoughtful acts of kindness.

Eight-year-old Daniel cherishes the hour he spends every morning ...


By (author) Julia Kuo
Illustrated by Julia Kuo
Categories: Children's Nonfiction

In this "surprisingly simple yet mesmerizing introduction to a wonder of the natural world" (Kirkus STARRED Review), kids aged 4 to 8 will marvel at the science of bioluminescence through stunning images ...

To My Panik: To My Daughter

By (author) Nadia Sammurtok
Illustrated by Pelin Turgut
Categories: Children's Fiction

“Panik, do you know how much I love you? When I look at the horizon, past the vast tundra, I see no end. That is how much I love you.”

In this lovingly told book, a mother recounts for her daughter ...


By (author) Michelle Kadarusman
Categories: Children's Fiction

An honest and stirring novel about the choices made by young environmental activists, and the balancing act between consequence and triumph

Malia has had a privileged upbringing in Indonesia, but since ...

The Unique Lou Fox

By (author) Jodi Carmichael
Categories: Children's Fiction

Award-winning author Jodi Carmichael, who has ADHD herself, affirms and celebrates those who struggle with their uniqueness and triumphantly discover its gifts

It isn’t easy being Louisa Elizabeth Fitzhenry-O’Shaughnessy—especially ...

Akpa's Journey

By (author) Mia Pelletier
Illustrated by Kagan McLeod
Categories: Children's Fiction

After thick-billed murre Akpa emerges from his egg, high on an Arctic cliff, he soon learns that he must embark on a long migration before he is even able to fly. Flinging himself into the icy water with ...

The Ugly Place

By (author) Laura Deal
Illustrated by Emma Pedersen
Categories: Children's Fiction

From the author of In the Sky at Nighttime.

A child makes their way along the Arctic shoreline on a dark day. Everything around them seems as ugly as their mood, from the weather to the fish and mud. This ...

J'aime ma ville

By (author) France Desmarais & Richard Adam
Illustrated by Yves Dumont

Series: Point Doc

Qu’est-ce qui existe depuis au moins 4 500 ans ? Qu’est-ce que l’on retrouve sur tous les continents et sous toutes les latitudes ? Qu’est-ce qui regroupe plus de la moitié de la population mondiale ...


By (author) Valérie Picard

Ce livre interactif, drôle et ludique sollicite les lecteur.trice.s à souffler, à flatter, à taper et à réciter des formules pour s’amuser avec Boumbidoum. Comme tout peut arriver avec un DingPlouf, ...