ABC Books is committed to publishing the stories that matter to Australians, with more than 100 new titles released each year in both print and digital editions.
ABC Books publishes in partnership with HarperCollins Publishers Australia and is dedicated to fostering and developing Australia's best storytellers. We publish across a wide range of subjects including ABC personality- and program-related books, biography, memoir, science, current affairs, Australiana, cookery, gardening, health and fitness, children’s picture books, books for younger readers, and teen and young adult fiction.
Paul Lockyer’s stunning Lake Eyre: A journey through the heart of the continent has been a recent bestseller, as have cookbooks by Sally Wise, Annabel Langbein and ABC delicious. magazine's food director Valli Little. Change Your Thinking by leading Australian psychologist Sarah Edelman has sold over 100,000 copies and the record breaking bestseller Spotless, and companion books from Shannon Lush and Jennifer Fleming have sold well over one million copies.
ABC preschool programs Play School, Bananas in Pyjamas and Giggle and Hoot have been transformed into a range of treasured picture and story books. ABC Books is also the home of many award-winning children's books including Goodnight, Mice! by Frances Watts and Judy Watson, the winner of the 2012 Prime Minister’s Award for Children’s Fiction, and Emma’s Quay delightful Rudie Nudie, named "Book of the Year for Younger Children" by the 2012 Australian Book Industry Awards.
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