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Peggy Archer

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Gary, Indiana, The United States
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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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Average rating: 3.69 · 582 ratings · 115 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Hippy-Hoppy Toad

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Name That Dog

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Turkey Surprise

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One of the Family (Little G...

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From Dawn to Dreams: Poems ...

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Find It! At Bedtime

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Keep Calm And Carry On, Children by Sharon K. Mayhew
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A page-turning adventure as seen through the eyes of children evacuated from London during World War II.
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Bruce's Big Storm by Ryan T.  Higgins
Bruce's Big Storm
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I love all of the Mother Bruce books, and this one is not disappointing! A grumpy old bear who takes things with a frown, and his woodland friends who see much deeper than Bruce's outside appearances.
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Peeping Beauty by Brenda Maier
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I love this book about a family excitedly waiting for a new chick to crack out of its egg. Surprise twist at the end.
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The Scarecrow by Beth Ferry
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I love the verse and tone of this book.
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Eat Pete! by Michael Rex
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Fun book about a boy and a monster--who just wants to eat Pete! What happens next!?
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Whose Nest Is This? by Heidi Roemer
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Lovely verse and illustrations with the science edge for picture book readers. I have this one in my collection!
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Come to My Party and Other Shape Poems by Heidi Roemer
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These shape poems (concrete poems) are wonderful. Beautiful verse that is not compromised at all to fit the form. Another favorite!
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Whose Nest Is This? by Heidi Roemer
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Lovely verse and illustrations with the science edge for picture book readers. I have this one in my collection!
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Peekity Boo What You Can Do! by Heidi Bee Roemer
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A sweet bedtime book for toddlers!
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Peekity Boo What You Can Do! by Heidi Bee Roemer
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