Briefly About the Publisher
Publishing House Avita was established in 1988 aiming at publishing teaching materials and literature. During the years passed it has become one of the biggest publishers of teaching literature in Estonia.
Avitas nomenclature today comprises more than 900 publications, 90 percent of which is constituted by teaching literature for schools teaching in Estonian and as well as in Russian languages. The publications' designation range from primary level of education up to the last years of secondary education. Driving and catering textbooks comply with the programs of vocational education. In addition to textbooks and exercise books instructors' textbooks, complementary materials as well as belles-lettres suggested by state teaching curriculum are published. The share of classics of juvenile literature and original works of Estonian writers is constantly increasing in the nomenclature.
In publishing foreign literature Avita has hitherto co-operated with foreign publishers like Phaidon, Dorling Kindersley, Michael Neugebauer Verlag, Cornelsen, Pearson, Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, Raben&Sjögren, La Rousse, Nathan, Eulama, Atrium, WSOY/Tammi, Otava and others.
Books by Estonian authors are illustrated and moulded mainly by Avita's own artists. Special attention is paid to achieving the highest printing quality and aesthetic form of the publications. Avita's books were chosen to appear among the most beautiful books of Estonia as well as among the 10 most beautiful of the Baltic States which gives proof of the high professional level of the works.