Heather Alexander

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HEATHER ALEXANDER is the author of more than fifty books for children, both fiction and non-fiction. Her early-chapter book series include Wallace and Grace Take the Case (Bloomsbury, 2017), The Amazing Stardust Friends (Scholastic, 2015), and the Tales of Sasha (Little Bee, 2018). She has written titles in the middle-grade Ever After High series (Little Brown, 2017), as well as numerous other middle grade series. In October 2018, her newest non-fiction title will be released: A Child’s Introduction to Norse Mythology (Black Dog & Leventhal/Hachette), and 2019 will bring the 7th and 8th titles in her lift-the-flap Life On Earth series (Wide-Eyed/ Quarto). Heather has extensive experience writing series fiction, novelizations, and media tie-ins. Former Editorial Director of a prominent children’s packager, Heather has edited over 100 children’s fiction series, including the best-selling Goosebumps. Heather lives in Los Angeles, California.
You can read more about Heather at www.heatheralexanderbooks.com





  • Wallace and Grace Take the Case (3 titles) (Bloomsbury, 2017)
  • Ever After High: The Secret Diary of Raven Queen; The Secret Diary of Apple White (Little Brown, 2017)
  • Tales of Sasha (12 titles) (Alexa Pearl-pseudonym) (Little Bee/Bonnier, 2017-2018)
  • The Amazing Stardust Friends (2 titles) (Scholastic, 2015)
  • Picture Perfect #1: Bending Over Backwards (HarperCollins, 2015)
  • It Takes Two (Books #5, 9, 12) (Belle Payton-pseudonym) (Simon & Schuster, 2015-16)
  • Saranormal (Books 1-4, 7-9) (Phoebe Rivers-pseudonym) (Simon & Schuster, 2012-13)
  • Deadly Seas: A Worst Case Scenario Adventure (Alexander A. Lurie-pseudonym) (Chronicle Books, 2012)
  • You’re Invited to a Creepover: Are You Ready for a Scare?  (P.J. Night-pseudonym) (Simon & Schuster, 2011)
  • Princess School: A Phonics Comic (innovativekids, 2010)
  • Spider-Man and the Mystery of Mysterio (HarperCollins, 2010)
  • Horseback Adventures (innovativekids, 2010) 
  • Wizards of Waverly Place (4 titles) Disney Press, 2008, 2009)
  • Hannah Montana: Win or Lose (Disney Press, 2008)
  • Life With Derek (Grosset & Dunlap, 2008)
  • Danny Dozer and the Haunted House (John Deere Board Book) (Running Press, 2008)
  • Allie Gator’s Halloween Hayride (John Deere 8 x 8) (Running Press, 2006)
  • The New Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley
  •       The Case of the Unicorn Mystery (Parachute /HarperCollins, 2005)
  •       The Case of the Easter Egg Hunt (Parachute /HarperCollins, 2004)
  •       The Case of the Tattooed Cat (Parachute /HarperCollins, 2003)
  •       The Case of Camp Pom-Pom (Parachute /HarperCollins, 2003)
  • Mary-Kate & Ashley In Action!: Fast Food Fight (Alexa Rose –pseudonym) (Parachute /HC, 2003)
  • Silver Blades: Breaking the Ice (Melissa Lowell-pseudonym) (Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1993)


  • A Child’s Introduction to Norse Mythology (Black Dog & Leventhal/Hachette, 2018)
  • Life On Earth (8 titles) (Quarto: Wide-Eyed Editions, 2017-19)
  • Discovery Stem Stars: Women Who Rocked Medicine and Women Who Rocked Outer Space  
  •  (Parragon, 2017)
  • Who Is Hillary Clinton? (Grosset & Dunlap, 2016)
  • A Child’s Introduction to Natural History (Black Dog & Leventhal/Hachette, 2016)
  • U.S. Women’s Soccer: Go For Gold! (Grosset & Dunlap, 2016)
  • A Child’s Introduction to Art (Black Dog & Leventhal/Hachette, 2014)
    •    Amazon Best Non-Fiction of 2014/ Silver Medal Parent’s Choice Award/Moonbeam Award
  • Easy Cookbooks for Kids (3 titles) (Enslow Publishers, Inc., 2011)        
  • A Child’s Introduction to Greek Mythology (Black Dog & Leventhal/Hachette, 2011)
  • The Real Spy Kit and The Real Magic Kit (Barnes & Noble, 2010)
  • A Child’s Introduction to the World (Black Dog & Leventhal/Hachette, 2010)
    •    Gold-Medal Winner of the Moonbeam Children’s Book Award for Non-Fiction
  • John Deere: The Big Book of Construction Machines (Dorling Kindersley, 2009)
    •    Winner of the 2009 Gold Seal Oppenheimer Toy Portfolio Best Book Award
  • John Deere: The Big Book of Tractors (Dorling Kindersley, 2007)
  • John Deere: All Around the Farm (Dorling Kindersley, 2007)
  • Sharing Spaces (Simon & Schuster/Kaplan Books, 2004)
  • Oh, Oh, Origami (Price Stern Sloan, 2004)
  • Oksana: My Own Story by Oksana Baiul as told to Heather Alexander (Random House, 1997)
  • Look Inside Your Brain (Grosset & Dunlap)