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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.

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Gender Explorers

Our Stories of Growing Up Trans and Changing the World

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this life-affirming, heartening and refreshing collection of interviews, young trans people offer valuable insight and advice into what has helped them to flourish and feel happy in their experience of growing up trans.

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The Parent’s Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Your Questions Answered

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This parenting guide to ODD offers expert information on your child's condition, provides insight and empathy to what they are going through, and equips and empowers you to make practical changes in your parenting approaches.

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Spectrums

Autistic Transgender People in Their Own Words

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This collection of personal essays examines the intersection of autism and gender diversity. Written by trans autistic people from across the globe, these stories highlight their varied experiences of coming out, college and university life, accessing healthcare, physical transition, friendships and relationships, sexuality, pregnancy, parenting, and late life self-discovery.

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Rainbow Village

A Story to Help Children Celebrate Diversity

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This vibrantly illustrated story helps children aged 3+ celebrate diversity and be kind to others. In the face of adversity, a stranger helps creatures of different shapes, colours, and habits, to unite and transform their village into a harmonious rainbow. At the back is a support section for professionals to help children talk about and understand the story.

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Talking Consent

16 Workshops on Relationship and Sexual Education for Schools and Other Youth Settings

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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The Every Body Book

The LGBTQ+ Inclusive Guide for Kids about Sex, Gender, Bodies, and Families

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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The Ice Cream Sundae Guide to Autism

An Interactive Kid’s Book for Understanding Autism

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Being a Super Trans Ally!

A Creative Workbook and Journal for Young People

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The ultimate toolkit for any young person aged 10+ to help them become an ally who listens, supports and advocates for their trans, non-binary and gender expansive friends and family.

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My Trans Parent

A User Guide For When Your Parent Transitions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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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Launching Your Autistic Youth to Successful Adulthood

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book addresses the concerns parents of autistic teenagers may have as their child transitions to adult life. It explores specific aspects of adult life such as independence, employment and social life, and offers practical solutions for common transition-related challenges such as finding suitable living arrangements and financial planning.

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