Shane Peacock

Shane Peacock is a novelist, playwright, journalist, and television screenwriter for audiences of all ages. Among his novels are Last Message, a contribution to the Seven Series for young readers, Double You, its sequel, and Separated, its prequel. His best-selling series for Young Adults, The Boy Sherlock Holmes, has been published in ten countries in twelve languages and has found its way onto more than sixty shortlists. It won the prestigious Violet Downey Award, two Arthur Ellis Awards for crime fiction, the Ruth & Sylvia Schwartz Award, The Libris Award, and has been a finalist for the Governor General’s Award and three times nominated for the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. His first picture book, The Artist and Me appeared in 2016 and quickly became a Junior Library Guild of America selection and Blue Spruce Award nominee. His Teen Gothic Horror trilogy, The Dark Missions of Edgar Brim, began in 2016 and continues in 2017 with the spine-tingling Monster.


The Artist and Me

Owl Kids – Vincent van Gogh is now known as an acclaimed, incomparable Post-impressionist painter. But when he lived in Arles, France, in the 1880s, he was mocked for being different. More…