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UBC Press proudly distributes Jessica Kingsley Publishers in Canada. A selection of JKP titles are available on our website. Find their full list at jkp.com. Canadian orders placed on jkp.com will be filled by our warehouse, UTP Distribution, and charged in Canadian dollars.


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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Dementia-Friendly Worship

A Multifaith Handbook for Chaplains, Clergy, and Faith Communities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A multi-faith practical guide on how different faith leaders can support individuals with dementia. Explaining the cognitive, communicative and physical abilities that people with dementia can have, it shows how chaplains, clergy and laypersons can engage with them through worship.

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The A-Z of Gender and Sexuality

From Ace to Ze

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This comprehensive, up-to-date glossary of queer and transgender terms is designed to dispel anxiety around using the "wrong" words, while helping readers navigate the relationship between gender and identity.

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Transgressive

A Trans Woman on Gender, Feminism and Politics

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Provocative essays that empower readers, raise awareness and break down misconceptions about trans identities.

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Life Isn't Binary

On Being Both, Beyond, and In-Between

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

How non-binary ways of thinking offer new and greater ways of understanding ourselves and relating to others.

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I Have a Question about Cancer

Clear Answers for All Kids, including Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other Special Needs

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An illustrated guide which explains cancer and the impact it can have to children aged 5-11 with ASD or other special needs.

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Appearance Anxiety

A Guide to Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder for Young People, Families and Professionals

By National and Specialist OCD, BDD and Related Disorders Service, Maudsley Hospital
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Can I Tell You About Courage?

A Helpful Guide for Everyone

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Learn with Briony what courage means, and the different ways in which someone can act courageously.

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Dear Alzheimer's

A Diary of Living with Dementia

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Capturing Keith Oliver's journey from diagnosis to the present day, this empowering book combines reflective diary entries with retrospective pieces to provide a unique insight into life with dementia.

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101 Inclusive and SEN Humanities and Language Lessons

Fun Activities and Lesson Plans for Children Aged 3 - 11

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

These simple and creative activities and lesson plans bring you exciting new ideas for teaching National Curriculum Humanities and Languages to inclusive classrooms. Encourage every child to achieve their best results through the easily adaptable and fun activities, from Sensory Box Fire Station to Leaf Snap.

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The Autism-Friendly Guide to Periods

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Changes during puberty, such as the onset of periods, are challenging for girls on the autism spectrum. Written from experience by an autistic woman, this straightforward guide to periods helps the reader to prepare in great detail, from hygiene to pain medication and sensory experiences to mood swings.

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Full of Character

Being Human in a Post-Truth World

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

What does it mean to be human in a society troubled by populism, emotionalism, and the influence of the media?

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Camouflage

The Hidden Lives of Women with Autism

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Yoga for Children and Young People with Autism

Yoga Games and Activities to Engage Everyone Across the Spectrum

By Michael Chissick; Illustrated by Sarah Peacock
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Speaking from decades of experience, Michael Chissick shares the secrets to teaching yoga to children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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Neon the Ninja Activity Book for Children Who Struggle With Sleep and Nightmares

A Therapeutic Story With Creative Activities for Children Aged 5-10

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Theorizing Transgender Identity for Clinical Practice

A New Model for Understanding Gender

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

For use in clinical practice with transgender and gender non-conforming clients, this books develops understanding of their developmental trajectory, both before and beyond transition. With chapters on body image, mirroring and attachment, trauma, consciousness and the location of gender, this is an invaluable exploration of gender identity.

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Motherhood Missed

Stories of Loss and Living From Women Who Are Childless by Circumstance

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A collection of first-person narratives by women who are childless through circumstance.

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Will I Still Be Me?

Finding a Continuing Sense of Self in the Lived Experience of Dementia

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Foremost dementia advocate Christine Bryden challenges the idea of loss of self in dementia.

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God, Gender, Sex and Marriage

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A modern exploration of the Christian ethics surrounding questions of God, gender, sex, and marriage.

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Trans Teen Survival Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A funny, frank, and comprehensive guide to trans life for teenagers by authors who understand the realities of growing up trans.

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