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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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Yoga Therapy for Diabetes

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Manual for yoga therapists and yoga teachers on using yoga therapy for people with diabetes.

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What I Do To Get Through

How To Run, Swim, Cycle, Sew, or Sing Your Way Through Depression

Foreword by Cathy Rentzenbrink; Edited by Olivia Sagan and James Withey
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Honest personal accounts of the different hobbies or activities that helped individuals overcome or manage their depression.

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Hell Yeah Self-Care!

A Trauma-Informed Workbook

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An activity-based reflective journal to build self-care into your daily life.

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200 Tricky Spellings in Cartoons

Visual Mnemonics for Everyone - US edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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The Nervous Knight

A Story about Overcoming Worries and Anxiety

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A gently humorous, illustrated picture book for ages 5+ telling the story of a nervous knight's anxiety and how they learn to overcome it.

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Coming Out Stories

Personal Experiences of Coming Out from Across the LGBTQ+ Spectrum

Edited by Emma Goswell and Sam Walker
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A powerful and uplifting collection of coming out stories from LGBTQ+ people.

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My Intense Emotions Handbook

Manage Your Emotions and Connect Better with Others

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution!

The Story of the Trans Women of Color Who Made LGBTQ+ History

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A picture book about the trans women of colour who started an LGBTQ+ revolution.

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The Trans Self-Care Workbook

A Coloring Book and Journal for Trans and Non-Binary People

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A colouring book and journal for the trans and non-binary community, with practical advice and creative exercises to promote wellbeing.

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In Their Shoes

Navigating Non-Binary Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A fun and feisty guide to living your best non-binary life, written by a rising star in the trans community.

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Riley the Brave - The Little Cub with Big Feelings!

Help for Cubs Who Have Had A Tough Start in Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Picture book for children who have experienced trauma, to help them understand and cope with their feelings.

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All Cats Are on the Autism Spectrum

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Fresh, fun update to this classic bestseller, which playfully explains autism through pictures of cats.

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Talking Consent

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

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Activities and workshops to facilitate discussion with young people around consent, sex and related topics.

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How to Be Ace

A Memoir of Growing Up Asexual

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A humorous and honest graphic memoir of growing up and navigating life as asexual.

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The Amazing A-Z of Resilience

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A bold illustrated A to Z book of fun activities which spark conversations about mental health, wellbeing and resilience with children aged 8 to 12.

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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
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All Dogs Have ADHD

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Superparenting!

Boost Your Therapeutic Parenting Through Ten Transformative Steps

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Transform your parenting and support your child's behaviour using Dr. Elliott's 10 superparenting steps

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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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Autism, Bullying and Me

The Really Useful Stuff You Need to Know About Coping Brilliantly with Bullying

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This accessible guide for autistic children and teens is full of advice for coping successfully with bullying. It helps the reader understand what bullying is and debunks myths such as 'bullying makes you stronger'. It also lays out self-empowering strategies and practical tips on how to deal with situations where they are being bullied.

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The Bigger Picture Book of Amazing Dyslexics and the Jobs They Do

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Funny and beautifully designed, packed with photos, this book puts amazing dyslexics and the jobs they do under the spotlight. The reader draws inspiration and insight from the stories which highlight the dyslexics' low and high points, people who inspired them, their coping strategies, strengths, eureka moments and advice to younger selves.

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Life Will Never Be Dull

The Little Book of Autism Adventures

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A light-hearted illustrated book that depicts the everyday (and occasionally exceptional!) experiences of raising a child with autism. The charming pictures and wise words within are a source of comfort, solidarity and humour for all autistic families.

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The Kids’ Guide to Getting Your Words on Paper

Simple Stuff to Help You Develop the Skills and Strength for Writing

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This fun guide supports kids age 7-12 to take control of their own writing difficulties, through worksheets and activities for building strength, coordination and stamina. As their skills improve, so too will their confidence and attainment. Illustrated throughout and with a quiz and handy checklists to track progress.

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The Can-Do Kid's Journal

Discover Your Confidence Superpower!

By Sue Atkins; Illustrated by Amy Bradley
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This journal will help kids feel more confident, relaxed and happy in all aspects of their life. Adorned with fun illustrations, it is designed to develop a can-do attitude that encourages 'having a go', accepting that mistakes might be made along the way. From this, kids can develop the mindset to take the small steps needed to make big dreams come true.

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The Awesome Autistic Go-To Guide

A Practical Handbook for Autistic Teens and Tweens

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a workbook for young people aged 10-14 on the autism spectrum. It encourages teens and tweens to identify their strengths, suggests how they can develop their identity, and celebrates neurodiversity. It also has tips for managing tricky situations such as anxiety and meltdowns, as well as fun activities and interactive sections.

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Non-Binary Lives

An Anthology of Intersecting Identities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This wide-ranging and powerful collection of essays gathers together leading non-binary figures to explore how their gender identities intersect with multiple aspects of other identities including race, class, age, sexuality, faith, community, family, disability and health.

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The Story Within - Myth and Fairy Tale in Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This creative arts therapies approach involves clients choosing a character from myth or fairy tale as a way of working with unconscious personal material. Suitable for therapeutic group work and individual use, this practical, step-by-step resource includes guidelines on the process, conceptual background information, and clinical case vignettes.

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The Spectrum Girl's Survival Guide

How to Grow Up Awesome and Autistic

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The ultimate advice guide for autistic teenage girls, written by an award-winning autistic teen campaigner. With practical tips on friendships, dating, mental health, bullying and school life to help you overcome any challenge.

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College on the Autism Spectrum

A Parent's Guide to Students' Mental Health and Wellbeing

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Advice for parents helping a child on the autism spectrum prepare for and attend college. Covers everything from academic trials, social links and independent living through to mental health, sensory issues and student services, this book provides skills for parent and child to allow teens to navigate the complex world of college independently.

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The Spectrum of Sex

The Science of Male, Female and Intersex

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Using a range of intersex variations, this innovative book introduces readers to the diversity of biological sex and its relationship to gender identity and the societal impact this has. Written by a leading intersex activist and an esteemed biological sciences scholar, it balances authority with inclusivity to create an important educational tool.

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My Dad Thinks I’m a Boy?!

A Trans Positive Children's Book

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A comic style children's book that tells the story of Stephie, a 7-year-old transgender girl, whose Dad is still struggling to recognize and accept her gender. It portrays a powerful message for children aged 6-9, that no one else other than ourselves gets to decide who we are.

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Your Interests, My Interests

A Visual Guide to Playing and Hanging Out for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Children on the autism spectrum can find playing with other children difficult. This colourful and fun visual guide, full of examples and activities, shows how they can find common interests with their friends, peers and family, so that they can have more fun playing and hanging out together.

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Timely Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia Care

Evidence-Based Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Timely Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia covers the psychosocial aspects of the entire course and trajectory of dementia care. The book has a strong focus on evidence-based practice, and covers home, community, care home and hospital contexts, as well as information on support for families and carers of people with dementia.

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