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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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Go Yogi!

Everyday Yoga Asanas for Children

By Emma Hughes; Illustrated by John Smisson
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Sulky, Rowdy, Rude

Why Kids Really Act Out and What to Do about It

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A parent’s guide to addressing their children’s horrible behavioural issues.

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I Can Beat Obesity!

Finding the Motivation, Confidence and Skills to Lose Weight and Avoid Relapse

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Self-help guide to overcoming obesity through innovative health psychology approaches.

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Muslim Identity in a Turbulent Age

Islamic Extremism and Western Islamophobia

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

How can Islam, as a religion of peace, exist together with Western cultures and political systems?

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Writing without a Parachute

The Art of Freefall

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Shows both beginning and experienced writers how to get the thinking mind to step aside so that writing becomes truly creative.

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Sex, Drugs and Asperger's Syndrome (ASD)

A User Guide to Adulthood

By Luke Jackson; Foreword by Tony Attwood
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A no-holds-barred, funny, and articulate guide to the pitfalls and positives of the young adult years on the autism spectrum.

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Can I Tell You About Gender Diversity?

A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

What is gender diversity? Kit, Amy, and Lara explain all in this illustrated guide for children aged seven and up.

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Trans Voices

Becoming Who You Are

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This empowering collection of personal experiences details the lived realities of trans people and why they decided to transition.

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Who Are You?

The Kid’s Guide to Gender Identity

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A straightforward introduction to gender for children ages four and up

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Freefall into Fiction

Finding Form

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Guide to writing publishable short stories, novels and memoirs using the Freefall Writing technique.

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Crafting Secular Ritual

A Practical Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A unique, hands-on guide to the craft of ritual making

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We’re All Mad Here

The No-Nonsense Guide to Living with Social Anxiety

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

No-nonsense guide to surviving social anxiety from award-winning blogger Claire Eastham.

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A Best Practice Guide to Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Schools, Second Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This updated edition is the definitive guide to practical, evidence-based approaches to the assessment and diagnosis of ASD in schools. Bridging the research to practice gap, this award-winning book shows education professionals and clinicians how to identify school-aged children with ASD and carry out appropriate interventions.

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The Green-Eyed Goblin

What to do about jealousy for all children including those on the Autism Spectrum

By K.I. Al-Ghani; Illustrated by Haitham Al-Ghani
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Teach children to recognize and cope with feelings of jealousy.

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Digital Kids

How to Balance Screen Time and Why It Matters

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Tic Disorders

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Everything parents and professionals need to know about tic disorders and the co-occurring conditions and difficulties.

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Stay Cool and In Control with the Keep-Calm Guru

Wise Ways for Children to Regulate their Emotions and Senses

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

With the help of the Keep-Calm Guru, this illustrated book teaches children and young teens aged seven to fourteen how to keep calm and master self-control.

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Rebalance Your Relationship with Food

Reassuring Recipes and Nutritional Support for Positive, Confident Eating

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Feel confident in your relationship with food with this collection of 117 simple recipes.

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Exploring Depression, and Beating the Blues

A CBT Self-Help Guide to Understanding and Coping with Depression in Asperger’s Syndrome (ASD Level 1)

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Towards Better Disagreement

Religion and Atheism in Dialogue

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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A Matter of Life and Death

60 Voices Share their Wisdom

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

People from all walks of life share their insights and wisdom about death and dying.

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The Parent's Guide to Specific Learning Difficulties

Information, Advice and Practical Tips

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Highly Sensitive People in an Insensitive World

How to Create a Happy Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Sceptical Christianity

Exploring Credible Belief

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Shows how Christianity can be intellectually credible and what can reasonably be believed

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Cyril Squirrel Finds Out About Love

By Jane Evans; Illustrated by Izzy Bean
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Fitting In

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Ollie and the Golden Stripe

By Alison Knowles; Illustrated by Sophie Wiltshire
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A charming, illustrated story for children aged 7-11 about bullying, developing empathy and helping others.

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Helping Vulnerable Children and Adolescents to Stay Safe

Creative Ideas and Activities for Building Protective Behaviours

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Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Extending the field of positive psychology, this book explores how positive psychological constructs relate to living well with dementia. Looking at current evidence, and with case studies from people living with dementia, this book shows how positive psychological concepts can be applied to practice to achieve good dementia care.

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The Secrets of Successful Adoptive Parenting

Practical Advice and Strategies to Help with Emotional and Behavioural Challenges

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

With an authenticity that comes from first-hand experience, Sophie Ashton describes how the common challenges of adoptive parenting can be overcome.

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Developing Workplace Skills for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The BASICS College Curriculum

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical college curriculum helps students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to enter into working life with confidence. Suitable for independent or guided study, it teaches young people strategies for managing the stresses and challenges of employment.

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Not Today, Celeste!

A Dog's Tale about Her Human's Depression

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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A-Z of Being the Best Leader You Can Be

Leading Through the Alphabet

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Ollie and His Superpowers

By Alison Knowles; Illustrated by Sophie Wiltshire
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A charming illustrated story for children aged 7-11 about learning to control their emotions and overcome their fears.

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Secret, Secret

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A magical picture book about secrets for children aged 3-7 covering big secrets, small secrets and everything in-between.

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Elemental Island

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An adventure novel for children aged 8-13 set on a secret island utopia, first populated by brilliant scientists from around the world, and now isolated from the mainland for over a hundred years.

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Something Different About Dad

Understanding Your ASD Parent

By Kirsti Evans; Illustrated by John Swogger
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This positive book takes an honest look at how ASD can affect a family when a parent is on the spectrum, and reassures young people that it's ok to have a mum or dad who is different.

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Supernourishment for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

A Practical Nutritional Approach to Optimising Diet for Whole Brain & Body Health

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An autism cookbook with a difference. Improve your child's health and happiness with a balanced diet that meets his/her complex needs.

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Artistic Autistic Colouring Book

Precision colouring for the creative obsessive

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Take pleasure in the obsessive precision and detail of this colouring book of images by an artist with Asperger's Syndrome.

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