Scholastic Australia is the Books in Homes Australia distribution partner, and has helped despatch and deliver over a million books to children on the Program around the country since 2010.
Scholastic has been bringing the best of children’s publishing to Australian children for over 45 years and is recognised as a market leader in children’s publishing. The fledgling H J Ashton Company, founded in New Zealand in 1962, was established in Australia in 1968, and in 1970 joined the Scholastic Inc international group, which has its head office in New York, USA.
Scholastic Australia is part of Scholastic Inc, the world’s largest publisher and distributor of books, magazines, educational and multimedia materials for children, with offices in the USA, Canada, Argentina, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Mexico, The Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Kingdom. Scholastic Inc has become a major player in new media with film, TV, online services, cable TV and international licensing of creative properties.