Bette A. Stevens
Amazing Matilda by Maine writer Bette Stevens

Bette A. Stevens

Inspired by nature and human nature, author Bette A. Stevens is a retired elementary and middle school teacher, a wife, a mother of two, and a grandmother of five. Stevens lives in Central Maine with her husband on their 37-acre farmstead, where she enjoys writing, gardening, walking, and reveling in the beauty of nature. She advocates for children and families, for childhood literacy, and for the conservation of monarch butterflies (milkweed is the only plant that monarch caterpillars will eat).

Stevens is the author of award-winning picture book Amazing Matilda; The Tangram Zoo and Word Puzzles Too!, a home/school resource; and Pure Trash, the short-story prequel to her debut novel Dog Bone Soup.