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, which was a national 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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Author and naturalist Sy Montgomery on BIRDOLOGY

Hear Sy Montgomery discuss the wonderful similarities and differences between birds and humans in her book BIRDOLOGY.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Appearances

THIRD PLACE BOOKS
@ Town Hall
At Town Hall
17171 Bothell Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA 98155
JUN 4
SANTA BARBARA ZOO
JUN 7
DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE AND SCIENCE
JUN 9

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 eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Dogfood--because it's probably the only single food that could sustain a human for any period of time. Unfortunately it tastes like dogfood. Also, I'm a vegetarian, so this whole scenario isn't coming out well at all!.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. The Lion Sleeps Tonight; Pachobel Cannon; Quem Pastores; Glory Days; Dona Nobis Pachem

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. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. King Kong--I was always rooting for him to win!

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