Alison Pearce Stevens


I’m Alison Pearce Stevens. Thanks for stopping by my site!

As a writer for kids, I wear two hats—I’m a science writer by day and a spinner of tall nature and science tales by night (actually, in the wee hours of the morning—I’m an early bird). I’ve got lots of fun stuff here for kids, parents, and teachers. Click on any of the links above to find out more!

Represented by Alexandra Weiss, Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency.



Latest News


January 25, 2020

World Read Aloud Day is coming soon!
I am super excited to talk to seven elementary and middle schools all across the U.S. and Canada for World Read Aloud Day on February 5. We’re going to have a blast!

January 10, 2020

2019’s top stories

What is beauty? That’s what people want to know. My story, What makes a pretty face?, was the second most-viewed  Science News for Students story of 2019! More than 125,000 people read it–and it keeps popping into the list of top trending stories as we head into the new year. (Believe it or not, beauty is all about being average. Read on to find out more!)

November 4, 2019

THANK YOU, Lux Middle School!
I had a fabulous time talking to the sixth graders at Lux (again!). The students were attentive and asked great questions, and I had a blast talking research, writing, and cool science.  Thank you Mrs. Paulsen and the sixth grade team!