eBooks was started in 1999 and is part of Mushroom Publishing, a UK based print
publisher founded in 1990 by Martyn Folkes and Helen Simes
(now Helen Folkes).
and Helen have over 25 years combined experience in the
book trade — in bookselling, publishing, writing, illustrating
and the internet. And when that experience is not enough
they have an envious contact list of readers, illustrators,
advisors, programmers, researchers and writers to call on.
it increasingly hard to compete against the conglomerate
publishers and bookselling chains that are only interested
in the tried and tested formulas, Mushroom Publishing were
forced to look to new means of survival. They found it in
the internet and in electronic publishing.