Here’s a few key publishers we’d like to highlight. We work with 3,500+ publishers/imprints to have over 300,000 eBooks available. We have partnered with key Library Suppliers to ensure a continuous stream of local and international content.
Wheelers are very excited to be working with ALS Library Services to bring the ePlatform to Australian public libraries. Australian owned and operated, ALS Library Services has been in the business of partnering with Australian public libraries since 1964 – for over 40 years and counting. They work with clients to turn Public Library collection requirements into a practical reality. Their experience working with libraries all around Australia ensures they provide Australian Library customers with great local knowledge and e-Book content. They are always interested in hearing from local published authors.
Peters Bookselling Services is the UK’s principal children’s library supplier in the country. They have been involved in library supply and general book-selling since 1935. Library supply is their core business, and they’re thrilled to be bringing ePlatform to the UK as a total eBook solution for Schools and Libraries.
Wolters Kluwer is a leading provider of accurate, authoritative and timely information services for professionals across the globe. We create value by combining information, deep expertise, and technology to provide our customers with solutions that improve their quality and effectiveness. Professionals turn to us when they need actionable information to better serve their clients. With the integrity and accuracy of over 45 years’ experience in Australia and New Zealand, and over 175 years internationally, Wolters Kluwer is lifting the standard in software, knowledge, tools and education.
Penguin Random House is committed to expanding as a cultural institution that serves society not only with the books they publish and investments they make in new ideas, creativity, and diverse voices, but also through their charitable donations and leadership of numerous campaigns and initiatives worldwide that promote literacy and reading culture, support freedom of expression, and reflect their belief in the power of books to connect and change lives.
Hodder Children’s Books and Orchard Books proudly publish many successful brands such as Enid Blyton and Rainbow Magic and bestselling writers and illustrators including David Almond, Lauren Child and Guy Parker-Rees. Their titles have won many major UK children’s book awards.
Allen & Unwin is Australia’s leading independent publisher. They publish around 250 new titles each year including literary and commercial fiction, a broad range of general non fiction, academic and professional titles and books for children and young adults. Their imprints include Allen & Unwin, Arena, Crows Nest and Inspired Living (MBS).
HarperCollins is a broad-based publisher with strengths in literary and commercial fiction, business books, children’s books, cookbooks, mystery, romance, religious and spiritual books. With nearly 200 years of history, HarperCollins has published some of the world’s foremost authors and has won numerous awards.
Random House is the largest English language publisher in the world. Their international best-selling authors include Lee Child, James Patterson, E L James, Bill Bryson, Nigella Lawson, Salman Rushdie, Ian McEwan, Julian Barnes and Ben Elton among many others. They are also known for their commitment to delivering to local interests – publishing major lists within the areas of fiction, art and design, architecture, food, social and natural history, biography, and business.
Pan Macmillan Australia is a major Australian publisher with a wide range of titles under group imprints. Its Australian publishing encompasses commercial and literary fiction, children’s and teenage fiction, picture books and character product, Australiana, history, biographies, cooking, health and self-help, sport and travel.
Auckland University Press is a leading New Zealand publisher that produces creative and scholarly work for a general audience. Founded in 1966, today The Press publishes around 20 new books a year.
Baker Publishing Group publishes high-quality writings that represent historic Christianity and serve the diverse interests and concerns of evangelical readers.
Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house established in 1986. It has companies in London, New York, Sydney and New Delhi. Its four divisions include Bloomsbury Academic and Professional, Bloomsbury Information, Bloomsbury Adult Publishing and Bloomsbury Children’s Publishing.
The innovative Scotland-based Canongate Press seeks to publish a range of quality work from as broad a perspective as possible. Their stable of titles include thrillers and thought-provoking literature, through to more quirky works and popular television tie-ins. Many of their titles have received considerable critical acclaim in the UK.
Carlton Books is a leading UK independent publisher offers illustrated reference books on sport and entertainment, as well as children’s books and biographies of celebrities such as Nigella Lawson and Russell Crowe.
Ebury Publishing is part of The Random House Group Ltd which is based in the UK and comprises five publishing companies: Cornerstone, Ebury Publishing, Transworld Publishers, Vintage Publishing and Random House Children’s Publishers and associated distribution businesses.
With Britannica e-Books, students and teachers have access to complete texts and illustrations of quality reference and children’s non fiction titles. Subject areas include the arts, geography, history, language, maths, religion, science, social studies, sports and other school-related subjects.
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Exisle produces the kind of books that the very big publishers do not. Exisle is more concerned about long-lasting quality and sales which continue, than just being in today’s bestsellers list. Not that we mind bestsellers, and we have a few most years, but what we really like to do is find a great subject and have it written about properly by a real expert, support them with a brilliant designer and a top editor and take the book to market.
Faber Factory Powered by Constellation (FFPC), the award-winning digital service for independent publishers, is a joint venture between Faber and Faber in the UK and the Perseus Books Group in the US. With almost 100 client publishers FFPC provides a comprehensive and global digital service, from digitisation, distribution and account management, through to offering a digital toolkit to enable publishers to more successfully participate in this fast-growing market.
Like the kids who read our books, Hardie Grant Egmont is young and small with boundless drive and energy. We are the largest Australian independent children’s publisher and pride ourselves on publishing first and foremost for kids. We excel at making books that capture imaginations and encourage reluctant readers.
In the 1990’s the Harlequin brand was added to the well known Mills & Boon name. Today, the Harlequin Mills & Boon brand dominates the paperback romance market in Australia and New Zealand, and wherever English language romance paperbacks are sold in Asia.
Independent Publishers Group was founded in 1971, the first organization specifically created for the purpose of representing titles from independent presses to the book trade. IPG has been active in the e-book market since 2001. Currently about 10,000 e-book titles are available through IPG.
Some notable independent presses include:
Chicago Review Press, ECW Press, Medallion Press, NBM Publishing, Nomad Press, Tachyon Publications, Triumph Books, University of Queensland Press.
Lonely Planet is the world’s most successful travel publisher, printing over 100 million books. The guides are printed in nine different languages; English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Chinese and Korean. Lonely Planet enables curious travellers to experience the world and get to the heart of a place via guidebooks and eBooks to almost every destination on the planet, an award-winning website and magazine, a range of mobile and digital travel products and a dedicated traveller community.
Founded in 1982, Orca Book Publishers is an independently owned Canadian children’s book publisher. With over 500 titles in print and more than 65 new titles a year, Orca publishes award-winning, best-selling books in a number of genres.
Parkstone International is an international publishing house specializing in art books. Our books are published in 23 languages and distributed worldwide. In addition to printed material, Parkstone has started distributing its titles in digital format through e-book platforms all over the world.
In 2004, Raintree was launched alongside Heinemann Library to cater for the needs of reluctant readers and those in need of additional support. In January 2010, the company rebranded as Raintree – incorporating Heinemann Library and Raintree under one banner. Their focus is on the quality of production, for both the inspiring content based non-fiction with curricula support, and the newly electrifying fiction list.
One of the market leaders in children and young adults’ publishing, renowned publisher Scholastic has brought us such enduringly popular series as Hunger Games, The Last Thirteen, Maze Runner and Captain Underpants.
Note: Scholastic eBook titles are currently only available for public libraries.
Simon & Schuster is one of the four largest English-language publishers in the world. Their diverse range of titles includes the works of top-selling authors such as Lynda La Plante, Holly Black and Mary Higgins Clark, plus non-fiction works by renowned writers such as Tony Robbins.
Note: Simon & Schuster eBook titles are currently only available for public libraries.
US-based publisher Sourcebooks have featured on numerous bestseller lists since they began in 1987, but their focus continues to be on stories that have an impact and will find their way into people’s lives. There are currently around 500 eBook titles available from Sourcebooks on ePlatform, with more continually being added.
The Spinney Press publishes the popular issues in society series of books on social issues. Over 100 titles are currently available in print and digital editions from The Spinney Press, booksellers and ebook platforms.
At Text we want to publish books that make a difference to people’s lives. We are committed to providing first-class services to the writers who trust us with their books. If we are to fulfil our promises to readers, our job is to do everything in our power to help our writers write the best books they can. We care passionately about the quality of our editorial work. Design and production matter to us because we want our books to be beautiful objects. We publish a very broad range of fiction and non-fiction, international and local, books for adults and young adults.
Top Shelf Productions publishes contemporary graphic novels and comics by artists of singular vision. Dedicated to championing veteran creators as well as finding and developing emerging talent, the Top Shelf library is anchored by such masters of the craft as Alan Moore, Craig Thompson, Jeff Lemire, Jeffrey Brown, Alex Robinson, James Kochalka, Matt Kindt, Nate Powell, Robert Venditti, Renée French, and many more.
Trajectory simplifies the process of creating and distributing eBooks around the world. We are a technology and marketing oriented multi-channel distribution company. We collaborate with leading authors, illustrators, and traditional publishers.
Located in Carol Stream, Illinois, Tyndale House Publishers was founded in 1962 by Dr. Kenneth N. Taylor as a means of publishing The Living Bible. Tyndale publishes Christian fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, and other resources, including Bibles in the New Living Translation (NLT). Tyndale products include many New York Times best sellers, including the popular Left Behind fiction series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins.
Books with an Australian focus, including extensive lists in fiction and poetry.
Untreed Reads was founded by Jay A. Hartman in 2008 as a way to promote ebooks, with an emphasis on independent authors and publishers. He has been writing about the ebook industry for 15 years, and was previously the Content Editor for KnowBetter.com, one of the Internet’s oldest sites reporting on ebooks and epublishing. Jay and his business partner at the time were hired by Random House and Simon & Schuster to provide statistical data when both publishing houses were building their ebook divisions.
Usborne is a major, independent, award-winning UK publishing company, and Children’s Publisher of the Year 2012. We publish almost every type of children’s book for every age from baby to teenager.
Producers of fine books and new ideas, UWA Publishing (UWAP) continues to expand the boundaries of academic publishing, striving for social, cultural and intellectual renewal. Award-winning fiction and non-fiction works illustrate its strength and diversity in a modern university. UWAP’s impetus is to make a contribution to the culture we operate from, and to do so with foresight and rigour.
Walker is the world’s leading independent publisher of children’s books. Working with the best authors and illustrators, Walker Books is renowned for its truly original publishing and outstanding quality. Home of books for all ages, from babies to teenagers, Walker publishes many award-winning authors and illustrators including Anthony Horowitz, Helen Oxenbury, Michael Morpurgo, John Burningham, Allan Ahlberg, Lucy Cousins and Michael Rosen
Victoria University Press publishes new fiction and poetry, as well as scholarly works on New Zealand history, biography and essays. Founded in the 1970s, VUP now has a backlist of over 400 books in print and publishes around 25 new titles every year.