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Abrams celebrates milestone anniversaries in 2024 commemorating publishing excellence devoted to The Art of Books.

Abrams marks a milestone 75 years of exceptional publishing, alongside 25 years of captivating young minds with Abrams Children’s Books, and 15 years of pushing the boundaries in graphic arts with Abrams ComicArts. The celebration of these milestone anniversaries highlights the company’s legacy of dynamic publishing that successfully engages and enlightens readers.

A timeline sharing the company’s rich history since its founding in 1929 can be explored in Abrams Through the Ages: A Visual Retrospective.

Each division boasts essential titles that have been both instrumental to growth and represent our most memorable and indispensable books that continue to resonate with readers. The curation of these essential books culminates with the “75 ABRAMS ESSENTIALS”, the “25 ABRAMS CHILDREN’S BOOKS ESSENTIALS”, and the “15 ABRAMS COMICARTS ESSENTIALS.”

What People are Saying

Abrams is celebrating a huge milestone . . . Seventy-five years of making wonderful, life-changing books. I’m so proud to have been able to have experienced so many firsts alongside Abrams. Thanks for believing me, for supporting me, and for getting my stories out into the wider world. And thanks for doing what you do best—making the most beautiful books in the world. The Art of Books, indeed.” —Jeff Kinney, creator of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

The collaborative spirit, dedication to quality, and unwavering support from the Abrams team (who has become like family) have made this publishing journey truly special.” —Gaby Dalkin, author of What’s Gaby Cooking

“What a blessing to have my first book be published with Abrams! As an artist, my time with Abrams has set a high standard for the people I collaborate with in the future. Your team is truly world-class, and I am genuinely proud to be associated with Abrams.” —Steph Littlebird, illustrator of My Powerful Hair

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What People are Saying

There is a trust level & mutual respect that I deeply admire. With Abrams I can spread my wings as an artist and know that there is a jet stream below me.” —Gray Malin, creator of Coastal

I love Abrams books, even ones I didn’t write. An Abrams book doesn’t just read well, it looks and feels and even smells just right. In my experience, the company culture focuses on what’s best for the book. Abrams ComicArts helps my books—and by extension, me—be the best they can be.” —Brian Fies, creator of Mom’s Cancer

I feel blessed to be working with everyone at Abrams. They believe in their creators, and trust and support them throughout the entire process. That’s one of their secrets in making the most authentic and original books. It’s their art. Congratulations!” —Patrick McDonnell, creator of Mutts: The Art of Nothing

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