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Peggy Archer writes fiction, poetry and non-fiction for children. Her picture book Toad in the Road (Schwartz & Wade, Spring 2018) won the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators Work-in-Progress Award for best picture book text in 2015. Besides her picture books, Peggy is the author of board books written for Highlights. Find It at Bedtime and Find It at the Construction Site were publ... More
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6/11/2016It’s Summertime—Walk and Read in the Park!
It’s school summer vacation time, and libraries across the country are hosting their summer reading programs. What better way for young readers to meet the challenge than to combine time outdoors and reading a picture book! Check out your local... Read the rest of this post
5/21/2016Peggy Reiff Miller and The Seagoing Cowboy
It’s always very special to be able to share good news and a new book by a writing friend, but especially so when it’s such a great picture book. I learned about the Heifer project and the seagoing cowboys from Peggy Reiff Miller when we met... Read the rest of this post
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1. Name That Dog (Busy Wheels) (Hardcover)
    Author: Peggy Archer
    Illustrator: Stephanie Buscema
    Publisher: Dial
Ages 4-8 04/01/2010
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2. From Dawn to Dreams: Poems for Busy Babies (Hardcover)
    Author: Peggy Archer
    Illustrator: Hanako Wakiyama
    Publisher: Candlewick
Baby to Pre-K 05/08/2007
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2 Reviews  
3. Turkey Surprise (Hardcover)
    Author: Peggy Archer
    Illustrator: Thor Wickstrom
    Publisher: Dial
Ages 4-8 08/18/2005
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18 Reviews  
4. One of the Family (Hardcover)
    Author: Peggy Archer
    Illustrator: Ruth Sanderson
    Publisher: Goldencraft
N/A 10/1983
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2 Reviews  
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Books 1 - 4 from Peggy's bookshelf
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1. Top Secret Files: The Civil War: Spies, Secret Missions, and Hidden Fact...
    Author: Stephanie Finke
    Publisher: Prufrock Press
N/A 9/25/2014
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Peggy said: So you think you don’t like reading about history? Pick up a copy of TOP SECRET FILES: THE CIVIL WAR by Stephanie Bearce, and be prepared to change your mind! In these true stories, you’ll read ab...more
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1 Reviews
2. Top Secret Files: World War II: Spies, Secret Missions, and Hidden Facts...
    Author: Stephanie Finke
    Publisher: Prufrock Press
N/A 9/24/2014
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Peggy said: I Love this book! I’ve never been a big fan of reading about history, but a ghost army? a princess who was a spy? and exploding muffins? This book got me from the start! From spy school, where the f...more
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3. The Cabooseman's Garden (Paperback)
    Author: Karen Kulinski
    Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Ages 4-8 9/5/2012
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Peggy said: When Jack decides to plant a garden next to the railroad tracks to thank the cabooseman for the packages of chalk and coal that he throws to him every Tuesday, he finds it a little more challenging th...more
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4. Goodnight, Dragons (Hardcover)
    Author: Judith L. Roth
    Illustrator: Pascal Lemaitre
    Publisher: Hyperion Book CH
Baby to Pre-K 9/5/2012
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Peggy said: I asked my 5 year old grandson if he wanted me to read GOODNIGHT, DRAGONS to him. He was busy playing at the time and promptly said "No." So I started reading it out loud, to myself. After the first p...more
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Comment by Debbie Dadey on 12/13/2011 at 4:40 AM:
Congrats on Name That Dog. I have three dogs!
Comment by Carolyn Crimi on 9/7/2011 at 5:51 PM:
Peggy, I don't know how to respond to your message! Obviously I am JacketFlap Impaired. Email me at crims@aol.com. Thanks!
Comment by Diana Levin on 10/21/2010 at 9:59 AM:
thanks Peggy. It's nice to meet you
Comment by Soda . on 7/13/2010 at 6:05 PM:
BEA was very cool. Thanx Peggy!
Comment by Peggy Archer on 6/11/2010 at 5:25 PM:
I got the word last week that my poem, "A Pile of Leaves," will be in the September issue of Turtle Magazine!

I've been slacking on jacketflap lately. Our daughter got married on May 29th, and we had a new grandson earlier this year. Happy, busy moments :)
Comment by Peggy Archer on 4/30/2010 at 4:02 PM:
Rena--we love the outdoors and nature. We have some great family camping memories :) I can see how you could fall in love with a place enough to re-locate there.
Comment by Rena Jones on 4/29/2010 at 9:16 PM:
Hi Peggy! Thanks for accepting me. I've been on JacketFlap for 2 years, but sadly I haven't taken advantage of it much. I hope to be here more often.
I know what you mean about places you vacation. I'm originally from SoCA and we would vacation in the Grand Teton and Yellowstone area eve... more
Comment by Alicia Padron on 1/26/2010 at 10:43 AM:
Wonderful collection of books Peggy! I'm keeping an eye out for Name that dog. I have a feeling I will love it :o)
Comment by Jean Reidy on 1/26/2010 at 9:34 AM:
Thanks for your nice comment Peggy. Please join my chat with Caldecott Honor author Liz Garton Scanlon 11AM MST Wednesday in my TOO PURPLEY! PARTY Chat room at www.jeanreidy.com
Would love to have you chatting with us.
Comment by Michelle Kwasney on 1/21/2010 at 8:23 AM:
Hi Peggy! Thanks for the compliment on my writing room. I love the natural light and color too--purple, my favorite--but boy, does that space need a good cleaning! I usually do a power-clean between novels and I kind of missed the ritual after my most recent one. :-) Still recovering from the last r... more
Comment by Tammy Houtz on 1/20/2010 at 6:57 PM:
Hi Peggy,

Thanks for the encouragement! And congrats on the birth of your grandson, and upcoming books.
Comment by Colleen Rau on 1/19/2010 at 9:28 AM:
Thanks for the advice, Peggy, and I LOVE "Turkey Surprise!" I have read it to my classes!
Comment by Terry Harshman on 1/15/2010 at 5:18 PM:
Hi, Peggy,
It was so nice to meet you, too! I see you have a new grandbaby. Congratulations! I have one, too—my first—born Nov. 22! He just spent a week at Riley Hospital with a respiratory infection. Whew! Lots of prayers! But he's fine now, thank God!
Comment by Carolyn Crimi on 1/15/2010 at 9:31 AM:
Just realized that Stephanie Buscema is doing your book, NAME THAT DOG. She's also doing a book for me, PUGS IN A BUG. I love her work!
Comment by Christi Atherton on 1/13/2010 at 8:54 PM:
Hi, Peggy! At your urging, I did what I should have done a long time ago and added a bio and picture. I think when I first signed up on JacketFlap, I hadn't done any of the networking sites (Facebook, Twitter) and wasn't too sure what I was doing! Anyway, thanks!!
Comment by Carmela Martino on 1/9/2010 at 2:43 PM:
Great to see you here on JacketFlap, Peggy!
Comment by Eric Hammond on 1/5/2010 at 7:33 PM:
Hello, Peggy.
Welcome to JacketFlap.

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