Allison Galbraith is an author, storyteller and narrator. She collects and re-tells traditional folktales. Her books include: Lanarkshire Folk Tales (2021, History Press) suitable for older children and adults, and co-author of: Dancing With Trees, Eco-Tales from the British Isles (2017, History Press) a collection of traditional wisdom stories from: England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales with environmental themes, and nature-activities for age five-adult.
A Supported Learning, Expressive Arts lecturer for many years, Allison engages audiences with her presentation and teaching skills, entertaining and educating equally.
Allison has worked for the Scottish Book Trust as an ASN-Writer in Residence, in a Glasgow Primary School, in 2021.
Her author visits can be tailored to suit different needs, events and locations.
She specialises in Scottish folklore and legends, world wisdom stories, plants, animals, rewilding and performance storytelling.
An acclaimed dementia and Alzheimer professional, skilled oral history collector, and inter-generational facilitator, Allison brings her experience, energy and joy to every occasion.