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Frankfurt Kids

At Frankfurter Buchmesse meet around 1 549 international publishers of children's and young adult media, and experience award ceremonies, authors and many other events for professionals and the general public.


German exhibitors present their highlights in Hall 3.0. And this year you can take full advantage of the new Frankfurt Kids area: with new releases, classics, electronic media and many innovations to explore in the Foyer between halls 5.1 and 6.1.



Frankfurt Kids at the Frankfurter Buchmesse

Frankfurt Kids at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

Your benefits

  • Meet the decision-makers and international giants of publishing
  • Learn about new content, trends and the development of the publishing industry
  • Network with 1 549 international publishers and companies operating in the kids' area.

What you will find at Frankfurt Kids in the Foyer:

Frankfurt Kids Hub.

A collective stand for international newcomers and small publishers of children's and young adult media.

Walkable Catalogue.

An exhibition of titles by exhibitors of children's and young adult books at Frankfurter Buchmesse and the 100 most beautiful picture books from 2018.


A presentation of current trends in the toy market as well as the latest children's software and the award ceremony for the TOMMI Software Prize.

Frankfurt Kids Stage.

This stage offers a diverse programme that's as informative as it is entertaining. It covers marketing information and business cases for trade visitors and a weekend programme that appeals to the general public with readings and discussion panels.

Illustrators Corner.

The place for creatives working in the field of children's and young adult literature. The participants also present their portfolios to visitors

"I'm particularly fascinated by the interplay of philosophy, history, text and image within this genre."

Hendrik Hellige Hendrik Hellige - Business Development Children´s Book/Visual Arts at Frankfurter Buchmesse

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