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Speaker Profile - Peggy Anderson

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Region: Western Washington
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Short Resume Peggy King Anderson Peggy King Anderson has been writing for children for over thirty years.Her newest book, publication date, May, 2018, is TWO-MOON JOURNEY, historical fiction for middle grade about the 1838 forced removal of the Potawatomi Native-Americans from their homeland in Indiana. Other published books include THE FALL OF THE RED STAR (Boyds Mills Press, co-author, Helen Szablya) featured on Children's Book TV. In addition, Peggy is the author or contributor to four other published books for children. (SAFE AT HOME, Simon and Schuster. FIRST DAY BLUES, Parenting Press; COMING HOME, Glenn Abbey Books; and A HORSE’S TALE, Parenting Press.) Her work is also published in children’s magazines, including stories and articles in Highlights for Children. She has had four long-running fiction series published by Pockets Magazine, including the current series, TREE FROG TRAIL. She has taught creative writing to adults for over thirty years both in community college classes and at writing conferences ranging from SCBWI, Washington State, to the Highlights Foundation Writers Workshop in Chautauqua, New York She also teaches creative writing in the schools for kids of all ages from Kindergarten through High School and loves to present at Young Author’s Conferences. In 2012, she received the Western Washington SCBWI Lifetime Achievement Award. She is sometimes accused of being a cheerleader in her workshops, but then, that’s not all bad!