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Andrew Peacock


ANDREW PEACOCK was born in Toronto and raised in the town of Kapuskasing in northern Ontario. He worked in a mixed animal veterinary practice in rural Newfoundland from 1982 until 2010. His book Creatures of the Rock was long listed for the 2015 Leacock medal for humour and won the Newfoundland and Labrador Books award for the best non-fiction book in 2014.  One Brave Boy and His Cat, a children’s book dealing with euthanasia of pets was published in 2019.

He currently lives in Freshwater with his wife Ingrid and dog Charlotte.

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Creatures of the Rock. Doubleday Canada, 2014
One Brave Boy And His Cat. Flanker Press, 2019


Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards - Non-Fiction for Creatures of the Rock, 2015
Longlisted - Leacock Medal for Humour for Creatures of the Rock, 2015
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