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UBC Press proudly distributes Jessica Kingsley Publishers in Canada. A selection of JKP titles are available on our website. If you're interested in a title not available on our website, please contact us or our distributor, UTP Distribution.


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 2016, JKP was awarded Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year by the British Book Industry Awards.

In 2006 a new imprint, Singing Dragon, was born.

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Neurodiversity in the Workplace

How neurodivergent individuals can find their place and thrive

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Supporting Your Autistic Social Self

Building Strategies to Improve Socialising and Communication

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Learning from Neurodivergent Leaders

How to Start, Survive and Thrive in Leadership

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A business and leadership guide for neurodivergent leaders, and leaders of the future, with insight into finding your own leadership style, the unwritten rules of management, well being and self care, and holding open the door for others.

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Beyond Bananas and Condoms

The LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Sex Education You Never Got at School

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A shame-free, illustrated sex-ed guide for adults and young adults, that embraces queer, gender diverse and neurodiverse experiences, written by a qualified RSHE educator.

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Step by Step Help for Children with ADHD

A Self-Help Guide for Parents 2nd edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The newly updated edition of the easy-to-follow six-step programme for anyone supporting children with ADHD. Incorporating the latest research, these tried and tested strategies will set you up to find the best ways to support your ADHD child and help them thrive.

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The ADHD Teen Survival Guide

Your Launchpad to an Amazing Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Bold, fun and vibrantly illustrated, this book is the ultimate guide for teens wanting to learn more about ADHD and how they can live their best life.

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Talking the Talk About Autism

How to share and tell your story

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Disclosing an autism diagnosis is an issue that pops up throughout people’s lives. This insightful book by leading autism advocate Haley Moss unpacks the challenges that disclosure presents at different stages from how to talk about autism with younger children and disclosing a child’s diagnosis, through to self-advocacy as an adult.

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Selling Out the Spectrum

How Science Lost the Trust of Autistic People, and How It Can Win It Back

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

How did we get here and what happens now? Tackling the big questions in relation to autism and science, this book examines the problematic relationship between scientific research and disability, the controversial history of studies into the condition, and what science can do to restore faith in its practices for the autistic community.

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Ready Eddie Go! The Birthday Party

Finding out about parties with friends!

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Part of the Ready, Eddie, Go! series, based on the TV show of the same name, in this book Eddie goes to his friend Nina’s birthday party. He finds out what to expect at parties, as well as what he can do if they start to become a bit overwhelming. Eddie has a lot of fun with his friends!

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Ready Eddie Go! Painting

Having fun with mess and mistakes!

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Part of the Ready, Eddie, Go! series, based on the TV show of the same name, in this book Eddie tries some painting - and finds out that its ok to get messy and to make mistakes. Art is all about enjoying yourself and having fun!

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Ready Eddie Go! New Haircut

Knowing what to expect at the hairdressers!

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Part of the Ready, Eddie, Go! series, based on the TV show of the same name, in this book Eddie gets his hair cut. He learns what to expect at the barbers, and that getting his hair cut can be fun!

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Ready Eddie Go! Dressing Up

Playing pretend and trying new ideas!

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Part of the Ready, Eddie, Go! series, based on the TV show of the same name, in this book Eddie plays dressing up with his friends, and finds out pretending can be fun rather than scary!

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Ready Eddie Go! Boardgames

Learning all about winning and losing!

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Part of the Ready, Eddie, Go! series, based on the TV show of the same name, in this book Eddie plays boardgames with his friends. He finds out about winning and losing, and how you can manage all the emotions that come with playing together.

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All About PDA

An Insight Into Pathological Demand Avoidance

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An enjoyable and highly informative introduction to the world of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), accompanied by entertaining images of animals in the author’s popular style. This is the perfect overview of a little-understood and evolving condition, written for both PDA-ers, and those who support them.

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