Sy Montgomery

Sy Montgomery is a naturalist, documentary scriptwriter, and author of twenty acclaimed books of nonfiction for adults and children, including 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

The Soul of an Octopus
Birdology

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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

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 anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. right here in Hancock, NH--but not at my computer!

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

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

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. How ill-at-ease I am with people, but how happy and whole I am around animals.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm not mean.

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