Peggy Thomas loves bugs, bones, and history plaques at the side of the road. She is the author of dozens of award-winning books for children including the 2020 AFBFA Book of the Year, Full of Beans. Her nonfiction combines history and science and frequently celebrates agriculture and its heroes. Her newest book is about Nobel Peace Prize winner Norman Borlaug and is called Hero for the Hungry. Peggy is a dog lover, cat cuddler, grateful gardener, and enjoys helping writers young and old tell their stories.