bologna prize

I'm a juror once again for the Bologna Children's Bookfair digital award.
Here's how to enter:

Dear Children's Digital Publisher;

I am pleased to announce the 2nd Annual BolognaRagazzi Digital Prize, an effort to put a spotlight on innovation and excellence in children's digital publishing, on a global level.

WHO SHOULD ENTER? Publishers large or small who make ebooks, or apps that have story driven ideas. See last year's winners video) or here in print:

DEADLINE: Enter on or before February 8, 2013

ENTER ONLINE: It takes about five minutes. Use this form


ABOUT THE PRIZE: The prize is in its second year. This year there will be two winners and four honorable mentions in two categories, fiction and non-fiction. The award is open to all publishers and developers in any language or platform, of apps made for children between the ages of 2 and 15 years old. It is free, and open to any publisher.
Learn more:

GENERAL BACKGROUND: The contest is called the BolognaRagazzi Digital Award, and it is integrated with the BolognaRagazzi prize for printed books.

WHO CHOOSES? The winners are selected by an impartial of experts. There are four jurors; three from EU, one for the USA.

HOW DO I REGISTER? Use this form:

IS THERE A COST TO ENTER?  No. We will ask for five download codes.

WHAT TYPES OF PRODUCTS ARE YOU LOOKING FOR? Apps or other forms of interactive media related in some way to to children's books (adoptions of, or inspired from). They must be current, published within the past year.

WHEN WILL THE WINNERS BE ANNOUNCED? On the first day of the fair, which takes place in Bologna, Italy from March 25-28, 2013.

The Bologna Children's Book Fair is the most important international event dedicated to the children's publishing industry. In Bologna, authors, illustrators, literary agents, licensors and licensees, packagers, distributors, printers, booksellers, and librarians meet to sell and buy, find the very best of children's and interactive media production, generate and gather new contacts while strengthening professional relationships, discover new business  opportunities, and discuss and debate the latest sector trends.

For further information:
Bologna Children's Book Fair - Piazza Costituzione, 6 - 40128 Bologna


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