Sy Montgomery

Sy Montgomery is a naturalist, documentary scriptwriter, and author of twenty acclaimed books of nonfiction for adults and children, including the National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus and the memoir The Good Good Pig, a New York Times bestseller. The recipient of numerous honors, including lifetime achievement awards from the Humane Society and the New England Booksellers Association, she lives in New Hampshire with her husband, border collie, and flock of chickens.

Books by this Author

Inky's Amazing Escape
The Soul of an Octopus
Birdology

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. (Plato)

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. It would be wonderful to be almost any animal, to see what life feels like from their perspective.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. That dogs don't live as long as people

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. That nobody I've studied has eaten me yet.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm not mean.

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