The Funky Frecks by Jennifer Gilmour: A book about healthy friendships

Healthy Friendships

Jess is excited to start her new school and she soon makes friends. But it’s not long before one friendship makes her feel uncomfortable. Feeling trapped and alone, Jess isn’t happy. Can she figure out a way to ask for the help she needs? Parents & Teachers: Downloadable resources are included to help start the conversation about healthy and unhealthy friendships, there are some free resources that can be used at home or in group settings.


Jennifer Gilmour is an author and advocate for women in abusive relationships, using her own experiences of domestic abuse as a catalyst to bring awareness and help others. Jennifer has published two publications, Isolation Junction and Clipped Wings which have both been Amazon Best Sellers and received awards. Jennifer speaks at events across the UK and continues to raise awareness through her blog posts, public speaking, radio interviews and social media. Jennifer has listened to her readers and has grown a digital community to support discussions around domestic abuse online. Starting with her Twitter Chat which opened late 2017 #AbuseTalk, this developed into an online forum in 2018. In 2019, Jennifer launched a podcast that includes interviews with those in the sector and gives followers the opportunity to ask burning questions.  Youth Work NatDipHE & JNC Level 2 (University of Chester) Most Informative Blogger Award 2018 (Bloggers Bash Annual Awards) UK & European Award for using Social Media for Good 2019 (Social Day: Social Media Marketing Awards) #SBS Winner 2020 (Theo Paphitis)   Jennifer says: “Together we are Louder”.

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