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Alec Williams is a trainer, speaker and storyteller with a mission to get more children reading! With a background in children’s books, libraries and literacy, Alec travels all over the UK and overseas, enthusing audiences with stories and poetry, giving training and talks, presenting and compering events, and providing advice and consultancy. Click on any heading to see how Alec can inspire your audience, and create young readers…


About Alec

Alec with some of his booksRead Alec's biography, find out where he's been recently and where he's going soon (will he be in your area?). The About Alec section also contains information about Alec's work as a Patron of Reading as well as a Press Kit with biographies and photos for the media.

Alec in Action

Alec in ActionGet a sense of what it's like to experience Alec as a speaker from this multimedia-based section showing Alec in action on video, audio and in a range of photographs.

Alec Abroad

Alec storytelling in Vietnam in January 2015​Although Alec is based in the UK, he makes frequent visits overseas, and has just returned from a trip to Thailand, Vietnam and Bangladesh. Find out more about what he can do for your non-UK organisation in the Alec Abroad section!

Ideas Box

Ideas Box​Alec is known for making lots of useful information available to delegates who attend his courses. These handouts and presentations can be found in the Downloads section of the Ideas Box, which also contains "Alec's Words" — some of the poetry he has written with and for schoolchildren.


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