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We have the biggest and best range of publications and other resources on adoption and fostering, designed to provide you with all the information, insight, advice and support you need.

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Just published

Attachment, Trauma and Resilience front cover
Kate Cairns
Brian Cairns

NEW 2016 EDITIONIn this remarkable and inspirational book, Kate and Brian draw upon the wealth of their personal and professional experience to offer an insight into the realities of family life with children who have lived through overwhelming stress.

Fostering Now front cover
Fergus Smith
Chris Brann
Alexandra Conroy Harris

Fostering Now presents the law, regulations, standards and guidance relating to fostering in England today in easily digested bite-sized chunks.

Adoption by Foster Carers front cover
Elaine Dibben
Viv Howorth

This new Good Practice Guide explores some of the issues behind the contradictory views. It challenges practitioners to reflect on the “practice wisdom” that has previously steered practice in this area and invites them to adopt a more open-minded and child-centred approach.

Life Story Work front cover
Tony Ryan
Rodger Walker

Life Story Work lays the foundations of approaching life story work with children and introduces the whys, whats, hows and whens of doing it. It explores when to start, how to communicate with children and help them talk about their feelings, how to work with particular groups of children e.g. disabled children or those who have been sexually abused, and how to use life story work in different settings.

Our bestsellers

Our top ten bestselling books are all listed below! Click on the links to find out more about our key titles covering subject matter suitable for adoptive parents, social workers and adopted children.