• Peggy Archer writes fiction, non-fiction, and poetry for children. A HIPPY-HOPPY TOAD (Schwartz & Wade 2018) won the 2019 Crystal Kite Award, Mid South region. It was a finalist for the Indiana Literacy Firefly award, and is  Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection. 

     Peggy enjoys speaking to children and adults about her books and writing.

    Besides writing for children, Peggy has worked as a pediatric nurse and as a school nurse. She and her husband have six children and twelve grandchildren. She has been an active member of SCBWI in Indiana and Missouri. A native Hoosier from Indiana, she recently lived in O’Fallon, Missouri for nine years. She now lives with her husband in Valparaiso, Indiana. 

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