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Peg Kehret and LucyPeg Kehret has always loved to write. As a child she wanted to be a writer or a veterinarian. Now she includes animals in most of her books and, when she isn’t writing, she helps animal rescue groups. Peg’s books have won more than fifty state young reader awards.

Big Boy in the DaisiesShe lives near Mt. Rainier National Park in Washington State.

What’s New

cover Dangerous DeceptionPeg Kehret includes humor, animal rescue, and heart-pounding suspense in this story of a girl whose good intentions lead her into danger.  Available now from Dutton Childrens Books.

Dangerous Deception is on the 2015 Bank Street College list of Best Books for Children. It is now available in paperback.



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A note from Peg about e-mail: If you e-mail me, please use the word “books” or a specific title in the subject line.  If you are using your school’s e-mail, please be sure that it will accept replies. It is disappointing to answer questions and attach information, only to have my message bounce back with a note that the server won’t accept it. Thank you!