Alex Strick

Author

ALEX STRICK has taught (EFL) and worked in children's play/youthwork. She has considerable experience of working directly with disabled children and managing projects seeking to develop equality and inclusion. She has also worked in the children's book world for much of the past fifteen years. At Booktrust, she managed programmes like Bookstart and Children's Book Week, was deputy executive director and regularly reviewed children's books for the Guardian. She is now a consultant to Booktruston all aspects of disability and diversity, as well as working with various other agencies and charities (she is co-founder of Outside In, the UK organisation dedicated to exploring books from around the world). She is regularly asked to talk at events and conferences and has been commissioned to design and deliver training courses for writers, illustrators and publishers on accessible and inclusive books, both in the UK and internationally.

Recent activity

1 month ago

Love sport? Max the Champion by Sean Stockdale from Frances Lincoln Children's Books is brilliant!
Sport

1 month ago

Athletics fans, why not try Max the Champion by Sean Stockdale. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
Athletics

1 month ago

Love fitness. Love Max the Champion. By Sean Stockdale, published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
National Fitness Day

2 months ago

Rugby World Cup! Could there be a better time to read Max the Champion by Sean Stockdale. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
Rugby World Cup

2 months ago

Love the World Para Swimming Championships? Why not try Max the Champion by Sean Stockdale. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
Swimming

2 months ago

Thrilled to have chosen this fabulously interactive and inclusive activity book from @WException @Coach_Costa @VBdoodles @bsmallbear for our @Booktrust #Bookmark book of the month - enjoy! booktrust.org.uk/book/s/stretch…

1 year ago

Read about the making of a champion in Max the Champion by Sean Stockdale from Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
Max the Champion

1 year ago

More football reading coming your way in Max the Champion. Have fun reading this brilliant book by Sean Stockdale, Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
Team Spirit