Exhibition that presents the best of children's picturebooks around the globe, curated by Grazia Gotti, one of the world's experts on children's books, creator of numerous programs and exhibitions at the Bologna Children's Book Fair, member of the IBBY Council, founder of booksellers' Accademia Drosselmeier and a wonderful bookstore Stoppani on the main square of Bologna.
Outstanding is a really fitting adjective for the 1001 books that make up this collection. One might say "separated" from the rest reflected in the quality of the selected titles, from average production these books experiment, find new solutions, review and renew the traditions of children's storytelling. The twelve sections of the exhibition invites you to look with an open mind, without forgetting where all this work comes from.
Books for toddlers and poetry, alphabet and picturebooks, classics and silent books, knowledge books and comics, books on art, architecture, music, theatre, feminism present the diversity of worldwide contemporary book publishing.
16 titles of the exhibition were created in Russia.