About the Author
Peg Kehret was born in Wisconsin, grew up in Minnesota, spent 14 years in California, and now lives with her husband in Washington. Kehret’s novels focus on ordinary kids in exciting situations who must then use their wits to solve problems. Regularly recommended by the American Library Association, the International Reading Association, and the Children’s Book Council, her works include Danger at the Fair, Cages, Dangerous Deception, and Earthquake Terror. Kehret’s autobiography, Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio, won the Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators, and the PEN Center USA West Award for Children’s Literature.