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Peggy Archer


Peggy Archer is the author of children’s picture books including fiction and poetry collections. Her picture book, A HIPPY-HOPPY TOAD (Schwartz & Wade/PRH) was a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection and nominee for the 2019 Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award. It received the SCBWI Crystal Kite award and was on Bank Street Books 2019 Best Children’s Books of the Year. She is a member of SCBWI and the Authors Guild as well as critique groups with other children’s writers. She enjoys speaking to students and adults about her books and writing for children. Outside of writing, she enjoys reading mysteries, doing word and number puzzles, walking, line dancing and spending time with her family. Mother of six grown children and grandmother/ Gramma/ Gram-Cracker/ G-ma/ Nana/ GeGe, she and her husband live in Valparaiso, IN.

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