Meet local author Peggy Archer who writes fiction, poetry and non-fiction for children. Peggy loves speaking to children and adults about her books and writing. Her picture books include NAME THAT DOG!, FROM DAWN TO DREAMS, and NY Times bestselling TURKEY SURPRISE. Her newest picture book, A HIPPY-HOPPY TOAD, won the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Work-in-Progress award for picture book text.
Besides writing for children, Peggy has worked as a pediatric nurse and as a school nurse. She and her husband have six children and fourteen grandchildren. A native Hoosier from Indiana, she now lives with her husband in O’Fallon, Missouri.