From 2 to 4 December 2022, the 9th China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) was successfully held at West Bund Art Centre, Shanghai. The ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) and the Royal Thai Embassy in China jointly took part in the fair, showcasing more than one hundred books in both Thai and Chinese languages which drew quite a number of visitors, and creating a warm on-site atmosphere.
This year’s CCBF was designed as an online and offline event, which brought together 63 exhibiting groups and 192 publishers from 17 countries and regions across the world, introducing over 30,000 new children’s books in China and abroad. During the event, more than 70 activities were held, including professional exchanges, book launches, reading promotions, and live-streaming activities. The number of visitors and viewers participating in CCBF mini-programs, live-streaming events, and online topics exceeded 6 million.