Books for Parents


  • Divorce without court  (Katherine Stoner)
  • Collaborative Law  (Pauline Tesler)
  • A client’s guide to a collaborative divorce  (Gillian Bishop)
  • Which : Divorce and Splitting Up  (Imogen Clout) – legal & financial guide

Supporting your children:

  • How to talk so your kids will listen  (Faber and Mazlish)
  • Putting Children First  (Karen and Nick Woodall)
  • We’re still family  (Constance Aurons)
  • Caught in the Middle  (Anne Charlish)
  • Parenting: what really counts  (Susan Golombok)
  • Helping your kids to cope with divorce in the Sandcastles Way
    (Gary Neuman)
  • Divorce Book for Parents  (Vicki Lansky)
  • Help your children cope with your divorce  (Relate)
  • What about the children?  (Julie Lynn Evans)
  • Parenting Apart  (Christina McGhee)
  • Lost Children: Guide for separating parents  (Penny Cross)


  • How to have a healthy divorce  (Relate)
  • Moving on: breaking up without breaking down  (Relate)

Step families:

  • Step Parents’ Parachute  (Flora McEvedy)
  • Step Families  (Relate)

Moving on / Rebuilding:

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People:  (Stephen R. Covey)
  • Starting Again  (Relate)

Books for Children

Books to read with very young children:

  • Divorce without court  (Katherine Stoner)
  • Dinosaur’s divorce (Laurene Krasny Brown and Marc Brown)
  • Two homes (Claire Masurel)
  • When mom and dad separate (Marge Heegaard)
  • Two of Everything (Babette Cole)
  • It’s not your fault Koko Bear (Vicki Lansky)
  • Was it the chocolate pudding? (Sandra Levins)
  • How do I feel about my parent’s divorce? (Julia Cole)

Under 10:

  • Lemons to Lemonade (DVD and work book – Christina McGhee)
  • What do you know about divorce and separation? (Pete Sanders and Steve Myers)

Young teenagers:

  • The Divorce Help book for kids (Cynthia MacGregor)
  • Mom’s house, Dad’s house when parents separate ( Isolina Ricci)
  • Google Eyes (Anne Fine)
  • Step by wicked step (Anne Fine)
  • The Worry Website (Jacqueline Wilson)
  • Help my family is driving me crazy (Kathryn Lamb)
  • Flour Babies (Anne Fine)

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