Keyboard shortcuts and Multi-Touch gestures overview
iBooks Author gives you two ways to work smarter while you create your book:
Standard keyboard shortcuts: You can quickly accomplish many common tasks, such as selecting text or manipulating objects, by pressing one or more keys. See Keyboard shortcuts.
Multi-Touch gestures: If you have a Multi-Touch trackpad or mouse, you can take advantage of Multi-Touch gestures to quickly perform many tasks. See Multi-Touch gestures.