Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year, 2016 - British Book Industry Awards
Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) is a wholly independent company, committed to publishing books that make a difference.
The company was founded in 1987 in London by Jessica Kingsley and has grown since then to now publish over 250 books a year. JKP is known for long established lists on the autism spectrum, social work, and arts therapies. More recently they have published extensively in the fields of mental health, counselling, palliative care, and practical theology. JKP has a range of graphic novels across these subject areas, and books for children, on issues including bereavement, depression and anger.
In 2006 a new imprint, Singing Dragon, was born.
Your Questions Answered
An interactive illustrated book to introduce discussion about autism, individual diversity and shared human attributes. This book teaches children aged 7+ to appreciate how we are all unique and that there are often unseen challenges for everyone.
A Resource Book for Professionals and Parents
This book provides teachers and parents with guidance on how to talk to young people about consent, pornography, sexting, sex in the media, and other related topics, showing how to discuss these complicated issues in constructive ways.
The LGBTQ+ Inclusive Guide for Kids about Sex, Gender, Bodies, and Families
An illustrated LGBTQ+ inclusive kid's guide to sex, gender and relationships education that includes children and families of all genders and sexual orientations, covering puberty, hormones, consent, sex, pregnancy and safety.
An Interactive Kid’s Book for Understanding Autism
This is a book for children aged 7-11 that explains the different ways autistic brains work. The book uses ice cream flavours to represent various aspects of autism such as difficulties with language, social interaction and rigidity of thinking. It includes illustrations and workbook activities to help children cement their understanding of autism.
A User Guide For When Your Parent Transitions
When a parent transitions, the whole family transitions. Providing tips and advice, information on gender identity and transitioning, and a wealth of real-life stories, this book will guide you through your relative's transition, and your own.
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