For the thousands of people who struggle with poor literacy, words can be scary things. Worlds Beyond Words is a selection of inspirational real life stories from people who have improved their lives through better literacy. From successful businessmen and sports stars, redundant factory workers and refugees, their stories offer the key for others to unlock new worlds.
Alison Stokes is a writer and journalist who writes for national magazines in the UK and the US. She also works as a part-time university lecturer in journalism and publishing.