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.
Our Stories of Growing Up Trans and Changing the World
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.
Your Questions Answered
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.
Autistic Transgender People in Their Own Words
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.
A Story to Help Children Celebrate Diversity
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.
16 Workshops on Relationship and Sexual Education for Schools and Other Youth Settings
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 Creative Workbook and Journal for Young People
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.
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.
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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