ABOUT PEGGY ARCHER

  • Peggy Archer writes fiction, non-fiction, and poetry for children. Her newest picture book, A HIPPY-HOPPY TOAD, won the SCBWI Work-in-Progress award for picture book text, and will be published by Schwartz & Wade in Spring 2018. 

    Other picture books include
    NAME THAT DOG!, Puppy Poems from A to Z, Dial Books for Young Readers, FROM DAWN TO DREAMS: Poems for Busy Babies, Candlewick Press, TURKEY SURPRISE (a New York Times Bestseller), Dial Books for Young Readers, and ONE OF THE FAMILY, a Little Golden Book published by Western Publishing Company. Her board books include FIND IT AT THE CONSTRUCTION SITE and FIND IT AT BEDTIME (Highlights Press 2016), and board books for Highlights’ ‘Let’s Grow’ book club for age 0-2 (2015). 
     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 several grandchildren. A native Hoosier from Indiana, she now lives with her husband in O’Fallon, Missouri.

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