Shane Peacock, biographer, journalist, and screenwriter, is also the author of six novels and three plays. He is the creator of The Boy Sherlock Holmes series, has written for Orca's Seven series, and has been nominated for the Governor General's Literary Award. He lives near Cobourg, Ontario. He lives near Cobourg, Ontario. The Artist and Me is Shane’s first picture book. The Artist and Me is Shane's first picture book.