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Peggy Archer

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Peggy Archer grew up in Gary, Indiana with one sister and two brothers. She liked riding her bike in the summer and ice skating in the winter. She liked reading all year long. She enjoyed writing as a child, but it was not until she had children of her own that she began to write with the thought of being published.

Peggy writes fiction, poetry and non-fiction for children. A HIPPY-HOPPY TOAD, won the SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators) Work-in-Progress award for picture book text. TURKEY SURPRISE was a NY Times bestseller.

When she is not writing she enjoys reading mysteries, doing puzzles, walking, line dancing, and spending time with her family.

She and her husband have six children and twelve grandchildren. A retir
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