Bette Westera (born 20 June 1958) is a Dutch children's writer. She has won numerous awards for her work.
Westera made her debut as children's book author in 1999 with the book Wil je met me trouwen? Westera went on to win numerous awards for her work, including the Gouden Griffel and the Woutertje Pieterse Prijs in 2015 for her poetry collection Doodgewoon (with illustrations by Sylvia Weve). The previous time a poetry collection won the Gouden Griffel award was twenty years prior in 1995 (Ted van Lieshout's Begin een torentje van niks).
She also won several Zilveren Griffel awards as well as several Vlag en Wimpel awards over the years.
Westera's books have been illustrated by many illustrators, including Annemarie van Haeringen, Barbara de Wolf, Harmen van Straaten, Yvonne Jagtenberg and Sylvia Weve.