Family & Childhood Studies

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Jasper and the Magpie

Enjoying special interests together

By Dan Mayfield; Illustrated by Alex Merry
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Jasper loves collecting shiny things but his parents worry about his unusual hobby until they find a way to embrace it as a family. This fun storybook will encourage readers to be more accepting of difference and will resonate particularly with children on the autism spectrum, their friends and family.

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The Mouse's House

Children's Reflexology for Bedtime or Anytime

By Susan Quayle; Illustrated by Melissa Muldoon
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This picture story book about mouse and her friends' quest to prepare for winter shows how to use reflexology with children whilst enjoying a fun bedtime read. Designed to help with common issues such as sleep difficulties and anxiety, it includes easy-to-follow diagrams and instructions.

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Acquired Tastes

Why Families Eat the Way They Do

UBC Press

Interviews with Canadian families reveal that our daily food choices reflect individual tastes and preferences but also our economic, social, and geographical place in the world.

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Preparing for Adoption

Everything Adopting Parents Need to Know About Preparations, Introductions and the First Few Weeks

By Julia Davis; Foreword by Hugh Thornbery
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The period before your child joins your family can be a chaotic time. Clear and positive, Preparing for Adoption equips you with the knowledge to create a safe and secure home for your newly adopted child.

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Forever Fingerprints

An Amazing Discovery for Adopted Children

By Sherrie Eldridge; Illustrated by Rob Williams
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Forever Fingerprints is an uplifting children's picture book about an adopted child who realises that her fingerprints alone give her a special connection to her birth parents.

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Online Safety for Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum

A Parent's and Carer's Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Children and teens with autism are particularly vulnerable to online dangers and this practical handbook explains how you can help your child to navigate websites, chat rooms and social media safely. Advice is given on key concerns such as parental control, social networking, grooming, cyberbullying, internet addiction and hacking.

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