Becoming a Good Creature

Category: Book
Illustrated By: Green, Rebecca
By (author): Montgomery, Sy
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / General
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / General
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Values & Virtues
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: September 2020
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 40
Size: 9.00in x 9.00in x 0.36in
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*School is not the only place to find a teacher.In this picture book adaptation of Sy Montgomery and Rebecca Green'sNew York Times best-sellingHow 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 theNew 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.                        
From The Publisher*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.
Review Quote*★ "Full of conviction, wisdom, and essential truths." -Kirkus, STARRED review
Biographical NoteIn addition to researching films, articles, and over twenty books, National Book Award finalistSy Montgomeryhas been honored with a Sibert Medal, three honorary degrees, and many other awards. She lives in Hancock, New Hampshire.Visit her at symontgomery.com and on twitter @SyTheAuthor.


Rebecca Green is an illustrator of many children's and middle grade books, includingThe Unicorn in The Barn, Iqbal and His Ingenious Idea, Madame Saqui,and From Far Away. She is also the author and illustrator ofHow to Make Friends with a Ghost. Visit her at .. and on Instagram @rebeccagreenillustration.