HMH Books for Young Readers Becoming a Good Creature HMH Books for Young Readers Becoming a Good Creature
HMH Books for Young Readers Becoming a Good Creature HMH Books for Young Readers Becoming a Good Creature

Becoming a Good Creature

By Sy Montgomery

$17.99

Publication Date: September 29, 2020

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Ages 4 to 7, Grades P to 3

School is not the only place to find a teacher. In this picture book adaptation of Sy Montgomery and Rebecca Green’s New York Times best-selling How to Be a Good Creature, learn the many surprising lessons animals have to teach us about friendship, compassion, and how to be a better creature in the world.

Sy Montgomery has had many teachers in her life: some with two legs, others with four, or even eight! Some have had fur, feathers, or hooves. But they’ve all had one thing in common: a lesson to share.

The animals Sy has met on her many world travels have taught her how to seek understanding in the most surprising ways, from being patient to finding forgiveness and respecting others. Gorillas, dogs, octopuses, tigers, and more all have shown Sy that there are no limits to the empathy and joy we can find in each other if only we take the time to connect.

Based on the New York Times best-selling adult memoir, Sy Montgomery and Rebecca Green's beautiful, friendly guide is for readers young and old who wish to be better creatures in the world. Go ahead, pass it on.

About the Author

In addition to researching films, articles, and over twenty books, National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery has been honored with a Sibert Medal, two Science Book and Film Prizes from the National Association for the Advancement of Science, three honorary degrees, and many other awards. She lives in Hancock, New Hampshire, with her husband, Howard Mansfield, and their border collie, Thurber.

Website: symontgomery.com

Twitter: @SyTheAuthor. Rebecca Green is an illustrator of many children's and middle grade books, including The Unicorn in The Barn, Iqbal and His Ingenious Idea, Madame Saqui, and From Far Away. She is also the author and illustrator of How to Make Friends with a Ghost. This is her second collaboration with Sy Montgomery, their first being How to Be a Good Creature. She resides with her husband, and their lovely animals, Mori and Junie B.

Website: www.rebeccagreenillustration.com

Instagram: @rebeccagreenillustration.

Format: Hardcover Picture Book

Length: 40 pages

Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: September 29, 2020

ISBN: 9780358252108

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