Mary Cook

author photoA celebrated storyteller, Mary Cook has been delighting Canadian audiences for years with her remembrances of growing up on the family farm during the bittersweet years of the 1930s.

Mary Cook has received seven Actra awards for excellence in broadcast journalism during an illustrious career that began 50 years ago with the CBC in Windsor, Ontario, and has spanned 25 years in Ottawa and the Valley.

Mary is a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines across the country, and is the author of 11 bestselling books that include Another Place at the Table, A Bubble Off Plumb, Christmas With Mary Cook, Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire! and This Then Was Home.


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  • on September 28, 2015
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  1. Sharon keighley Reply

    Mary ‘s books are so easy to read and very enjoyable. They take me back to my growing up years with joy.
    Mary is a very kind person and very accommodating!!!

  2. Good afternoon Mary

    I am not sure if this is the proper format to contact you by, but please let me know otherwise.

    I work at Amica Westboro Park and I would love it if you can come and present some of your stories for us. I have heard about your books and think it would be amazing to have you talk to our Residents about them. If this is something you would be interested in doing, we would love to have you.

    I can be reached at or 613-728-9274.

    Thank you.

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