About Us

Singing Dragon and Handspring Publishing, sold and distributed by Woodslane in Australia and New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Tonga, the Solomon Islands and the Cook Islands

Singing Dragon

Singing Dragon publishes authoritative books on complementary and alternative health, Tai Chi, Qigong and ancient wisdom traditions for health, wellbeing, and professional and personal development.

Singing Dragon books are for professionals and general readers. Singing Dragon also publish graphic novels across subject areas, and books for children on issues such as bereavement, depression and anger.

Singing Dragon is an imprint of Jessica Kingsley Publishers, established in 1987 and committed to publishing accessible books that inspire readers to change society for the better.


What our authors say about us:

‘Singing Dragon diligently provides meaningful books of exceptional quality that significantly contribute to the betterment of health and lead to more compassionate living.’ CT Holman


‘I have definitely made the right decision to work with Singing Dragon as publisher. Everyone in the team is friendly, helpful and easy to communicate with. Everything is very well organized and highly professional.’ Sabine Schmitz


‘Working with this dedicated group of professionals has been truly rewarding.’ – Gail Parker

Join us!

We are always open to receiving new book proposals and we’d love to hear from you! Find out how to submit a proposal to us here:  https://uk.singingdragon.com/pages/write-for-us


Handspring Publishing

Established in Scotland in 2011, Handspring Publishing is recognised as a leading publisher in the field of manual therapies and movement. We publish highly illustrated books that support bodyworkers and manual therapists to further their understanding of the human body and its movement and to practically apply this knowledge to their practice.

Handspring Publishing was acquired by Jessica Kingsley Publishers in March 2022, and is now operating under the Singing Dragon imprint.


Woodslane has proudly been distributing books in Australia & New Zealand on behalf of local and international publishers for over 30 years.

Woodslane service the traditional trade from independent bookstores, through chains, airports and department stores, as well as online retailers, specialty locations, library suppliers, schools and direct to public sales.

Located at 10 Apollo St Warriewood NSW, Woodslane’s free standing office and warehouse holds over 700 pallet spaces and around 30000 pick locations (plus contracted offsite storage if required).