Book List

We’ve put together a list of books that may be helpful for single parents, their children and extended families.


The New Father: A Dad's Guide to the First Year

Author: Armin Brott

ISBN: 978-1845330934

Advice and information from father and professionals for father in their first year of parenthood.

First-Time Parent: The honest guide to coping brilliantly and staying sane in your baby's first year

Author: Lucy Atkins

ISBN: 978-0007269440

Answers the questions new mothers have from the day their baby is born.

Jo Frost's Confident Toddler Care: The Ultimate Guide to the Toddler Years

Author: Jo Frost

ISBN: 978-1409113348

TV nanny Jo Frost gives practical advice and techniques on dealing with the everyday issues and challenges of raising a toddler.

Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting: The Revolutionary Programme That Transforms Family Life

Author: Noël Janis-Norton

ISBN: 978-1444729900

A step by step programme to help parents of 3-13 year olds avoid and manage conflict.

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk (How to Help Your Child)

Author: Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

ISBN: 978-1848123090

Looks at the way you talk to your children.

Whatever!: A down-to-earth guide to parenting teenagers

Author: Alison Baverstock

ISBN: 978-0749927233

Help dealing with parenting teenagers.

Practical strategies for dealing with teenagers. Teenagers!

Author: Rob Parsons

ISBN: 978-0340995952

How to enjoy parenting teenagers.

Divorce and Separation

Two Homes

Author: Claire Masurel & Kady MacDonald Denton

ISBN: 978-0744589252

A positive way to help a child accept the changes divorce can bring.

Divorce Poison: How to Protect Your Family from Badmouthing and Brainwashing

Author: Richard A. Warshak

ISBN: 978-0061863264

Guidance on maintaining good relationships between parents and children after divorce.

Parenting Apart: How Separated and Divorced Parents Can Raise Happy and Secure Kids

Author: Christina McGhee

ISBN: 978-0091939830

Advice for divorcing parents on how to help their children come to terms with divorce.

Moving on: Breaking Up without Breaking Down (Relate Relationships)

Author: Suzie Hayman

ISBN: 978-0091856250

Help information and advice to help deal with the issues of divorce.

Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life

Author: Abigail Trafford

ISBN: 978-0060923099

Help to cope with relationship breakdown and moving on.


Badger's Parting Gifts

Author: Susan Varley

ISBN: 978-0006643173

Badger’s storey helps pre-school children accept death.

I Miss You: a First Look at Death

Author: Pat Thomas

ISBN: 978-0764117640

Sensitively helps pre-school children come to terms with their feelings when someone dies.

Waterbugs and Dragonflies: Explaining Death to Young Children

Author: Doris Stickney

ISBN: 978-0826464583

An explanation of death for children 5 and over.

When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief (Drawing Out Feelings)

Author: Marge Eaton Heegaard

ISBN: 978-0962050206

Book for use by adults helping primary school aged children deal bereavement and loss.

Finding a Way Through When Someone Close Has Died: What it Feels Like and What You Can Do to Help Yourself - A Workbook by Young People for Young People

Author: Pat Mood & Lesley Whittaker

ISBN: 978-1853029202

A workbook to help young people to deal with and accept death.

Death... And How To Survive It: A unique, practical and uplifting guide to coming to terms with the loss of your partner

Author: Kate Boydell

ISBN: 978-0091902575

Help with accepting and dealing with the loss of a partner.

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