Scott Kelby Computer Books

Scott Kelby is Top-Selling U.S. Computer Book Author for 2007, According to Nielsen BookScan Data

Press Release

For the fourth consecutive year, Peachpit author Scott Kelby has
been recognized as the top-selling computer book author in the U.S.
according to Nielsen BookScan data.

Kelby’s Peachpit titles continue to lead the pack with the number
one iPod(R) book, The iPod Book: Doing Cool Stuff with the iPod and
the iTunes Music Store, Fourth Edition; the number one digital
photography book, The Digital Photography Book; and the number one
Photoshop Lightroom book, The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for
Digital Photographers.

The Adobe Photoshop CS3 Book for Digital Photographers was
recently honored with a Hot One Award from Professional Photographer
magazine, and was the #4 Pick among Amazon customers for 2007 computer
and Internet books. The iPhone Book was also honored by Amazon editors
as their best computer book of the year.

Kelby published a total of six titles in 2007.

“I would challenge anyone to find an author in any discipline, not
just computer books, who is more loyal and committed to their readers’
satisfaction than Scott Kelby,” said Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel, vice
president of Pearson Technology Group. “He delivers what readers need
and want time and time again: fresh techniques, fresh imagery, and a
down-to-earth, conversational teaching style. He is incredibly
deserving of this top spot in computer book publishing for the fourth
year in a row–an amazing feat, and we are immensely proud to be
Scott’s publishing partner.”

To view more of Kelby’s best-selling work, go to

About Scott Kelby

Scott Kelby is president of the National Association of Photoshop
Professionals – a trade organization for Adobe Photoshop users with
more than 70,000 members in over 100 countries worldwide.
Additionally, Scott is Editor-in-Chief of both Photoshop User and
Layers magazines. Scott serves as training director for the Adobe
Photoshop Seminar Tour and is the technical chair of the Photoshop
World Conference & Expo. In addition to the Down & Dirty Tricks and
the Killer Tips book series, Scott is also the author of Scott Kelby’s
7-Point System for Adobe Photoshop CS3 and The Digital Photography
Book. For more information, visit and

About Peachpit

Berkeley-based Peachpit has been publishing the industry’s
best-selling books on the latest in graphic design, desktop
publishing, multimedia, Web design and development, digital video, and
general Macintosh computing since 1986. Its award-winning books
feature step-by-step explanations, time-saving techniques, savvy
insider tips, and expert advice for computer users of all sorts. It is
the home of the internationally recognized Visual QuickStart Guide
series, the design imprint New Riders and its highly popular Voices
That Matter series, and is the publishing partner for Adobe Press,, Kelby Training/NAPP, Apple Certified, AIGA Design Press and
others. Peachpit is part of Pearson (NYSE:PSO), the international
media company. Pearson’s primary operations also include the Financial
Times Group and the Penguin Group. Learn more at and


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