The 32nd Montreuil Children’s Book Fair will take place from 30 November to 5 December 2016


Show dates

Wednesday 30 November/9 – 6pm
Thursday 1 December /9 – 6pm
Friday 2 December /9 – 9:30pm
(Free entry on late night from 4:30pm onwards)
Saturday 3 December /9 – 8pm
Sunday 4 December /10 – 7pm
Monday 5 December /9 – 6pm


Price list

  • Online priority access ticket : €6 (faster and cheaper – 1 ticket + 1 book coupon (€4 value)
    • General entry: €4


Free entry

  • For under 18s, job seekers, RSA benefits recipients, disabled visitors and the person assisting them.
    • For all visitors on Friday 4 December after 4:30pm (late night)
  • For accredited professionals and registered groups


Event location

Espace Paris-Est-Montreuil, 128, rue de Paris – 93100 Montreuil
Espace Paris-Est-Montreuil is less than 30 minutes from Paris’s two major airports (Orly: 30 min, Roissy Charles De Gaulle: 20 min), links to major Paris region motorways (A4, A86, Périphérique ring road) and near the Gare de Lyon (10 min) and Gare du Nord (20 min) train stations. Several public transport options exist for getting to the Espace.


Recommended public transport options

Parking is limited near the venue. Public transport is strongly recommended:

Underground: Line 9 / Stop: ‘Robespierre’ (10 minutes from ‘Nation’). The Fair is 20 metres from the ‘Barbès’ exit.
Bus: No.102 / Stop: ‘Sorins’. Bus routes 115, 122, 127, 318 also stop nearby.
Road: Arrows indicate directions from the ‘Bagnolet’ and ‘Montreuil’ exits off the Périphérique.

Enlarge map


Paying with a credit card or book coupons
Credit cards are widely accepted but no cash machines are available onsite. Book coupons can be used at most of the Fair stands and booksellers.


The Montreuil Children’s Book and Media Fair in figures:
A six-day literary festival
162,000 visitors
400 literary and artistic activities
30,000 children registered and accompanied during their visit
200 European artists invited
Signing sessions with 2,000 authors and illustrators
440 exhibitors
27,000 professionals and students




The Fair receives financial support from the Seine-Saint-Denis council 
Additional funding is provided by: The Ministry of Culture and Communication, the Direction Régionale des Affaires Culturelles d’Île-de-France; the Centre National du Livre ; Ministry of Education and the Préfecture de Seine-Saint-Denis (ACSE).
The Île-de-France region
The city of Montreuil
The city of Paris

Europe Créative 2014/2018 
With support from: the youth sections of the French Publishers’ Association and the SEPM, the SLF, the ALSJ, the Seine-Saint-Denis CAF, the CCAS, the DSDEN, Crédit Mutuel and the Fondation du Crédit Mutuel – Pôle lecture, the Fondation SNCF and Vinci Foundation for the Community.
In partnership with Télérama, Le Monde, L’Humanité, J’aime lire, France Info, France Télévisions.