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Santillana's Digital Library Now Available on Apple's iBookstore Latin America

Oct 29 2012 12:00AM

Hispanic PR Wire

MIAMI, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Prisa Ediciones (Santillana's trade division) announced the launch of its global catalog on Apple's Latin American iBookstore. The digital catalog includes the most prominent works published by the publisher's imprints Alfaguara, Taurus, Suma, Alfaguara Infantil y Juvenil, Aguilar, El Pais-Aguilar and Punto de Lectura.

"The arrival of the iBookstore in Latin America means a qualitative jump for energizing the digital book market in the entire region. This presents a splendid opportunity to broadcast our eBook offerings to millions of readers throughout the continent, making the greatest works by the most celebrated authors available to them," said Armando Collazos, Global Managing Director at Prisa Ediciones. Previously, Santillana's digital catalog had been accessible through the iBookstore in Spain and the United States.

Now, readers across the region will have access to 2,500 titles. Written by prominent authors, both national and international, the catalog includes works in genres of fiction, essay, gastronomy, travel, and current affairs. Noteworthy is the release of Arturo Perez-Reverte's latest novel, El tango de la guardia vieja, which becomes available in the United States and Puerto Rico on November 21st, 2012.

Santillana's digital catalog also includes new eBooks in advanced formats, such as Fixed Layout and iBooks Author, specifically recommended for illustrated works, children's books, comics, and books on gastronomy such as Tacos, quesadillas y burritos, Palomitas and Objetivo: cupcake perfect by El Pais-Aguilar.

You may find Santillana's full Latin-American iBookstore catalogue by visiting http://www.itunes.com/la/ibookstore .

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