Scientists in the Field

Big News for Scientist in the Field Scott Dowd

Amazon Adventure is one of the latest installments in the Scientists in the Field series, which follows world class researchers, teams, and intrepid scientists as they investigate the science behind the world we live in. From award-winning team Sy Montgomery and photographer Keith Ellenbogen, … Read more

Octopus Update and New Book News!

In Scientists in the Field title The Octopus Scientists, Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen invited readers to learn more about these fascinating, strange, and highly intelligent invertebrates. Not only does Montgomery provide tons of fun facts (like how octopuses have three hearts, … Read more

Kakapo Genome Project Update

Readers of the Scientists in the Field series and bird lovers will remember Kakapo Rescue, the Sibert Medal winner written by Sy Montgomery and photographed by Nic Bishop which outlines the decades-long struggle to study one of the world’s most mysterious birds, and keep this New Zealand … Read more

News for Upcoming Title, The Hyena Scientist

Summer vacation may be coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean everyone’s been relaxing for the last few months. Scientists in the Field author Sy Montgomery and photographer Nic Bishop have been hard at work on The Hyena Scientist, … Read more

The Great White Shark Scientist is Making Waves

Back in May, author Sy Montgomery gave us all a sneak peak at her newest Scientists in the Field title in her post, Introducing the Great White Shark Scientist. As of June 7th, The Great White Shark Scientist is out … Read more

Kakapo Rescue Continues

“Imagine shaking the trunk of a sapling and finding giant parrots falling to the ground like apples! That’s how common kakapo once were in New Zealand”—Sy Montgomery sets the scene for a dramatic and ongoing recovery effort to save a … Read more

Scientists in the Field (and the Office)

This week author Sy Montgomery and photographer Keith Ellenbogen stopped by the office to pose with their upcoming book The Great White Shark Scientist, doodle on the walls, and discuss some upcoming projects…stay tuned!

Great White Shark Dies in Captivity

Sad news out of Japan earlier this year.  A great white shark died at the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium after being kept in a tank there for only three days. The shark had been caught in a fixed net in Okinawa and … Read more

Award News

The Octopus Scientists: Exploring the Mind of a Mollusk, by Sy Montgomery with photographs by Keith Ellenbogen, is the winning Middle Grade Science book as awarded by the 2016 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)/Subaru Science Books & … Read more

New Year, New Books Part 1

Happy New Year! We are excited for 2016 and all of the wonderful books it will bring. We’d like to share our excitement by giving a sneak peek of three new Scientists in the Field books coming out this year. … Read more

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