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.

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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. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

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

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.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Writing a bad book

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