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Milford - SY MONTGOMERY shares her new book on how to be a good creature!

How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals
by Sy Montgomery (author) and Rebecca Green (Illustrator)

This restorative memoir reflects on the personalities and quirks of thirteen animals - Sy’s friends - and the truths revealed by their grace. It also explores vast themes: the otherness and sameness of people and animals; the various ways we learn to love and become empathetic; how we find our passion; how we create our families; coping with loss and despair; gratitude; forgiveness; and most of all, how to be a good creature in the world.

Understanding someone who belongs to another species can be transformative. No one knows this better than author, naturalist, and adventurer Sy Montgomery. To research her books, Sy has traveled the world and encountered some of the planet’s rarest and most beautiful animals. From tarantulas to tigers, Sy’s life continually intersects with and is informed by the creatures she meets.

One of the best books our staff has shared and loved this year. A signed copy would make a cherished gift for any animal lover - be they young or old!

Event date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
614 Nashua Street (upper bldg on your right)
Lorden Plaza
MILFORD, NH 03055
How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals Cover Image
By Sy Montgomery, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780544938328
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 25th, 2018

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$17.95
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Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Atria Books - February 22nd, 2011

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