Tapir Scientist

Text by Sy Montgomery Photographs by Nic Bishop

Houghton Mifflin ISBN 0547815484

"A splendid addition to an exemplary series.”  Kirkus, Starred Review


“Seamlessly blends eloquent text and vivid images to spotlight the gentle tapir and those field scientists whose lives are committed to conservation.” Booklist, Starred Review


“Bishop's captivating photographs, paired with Sy Montgomery's narrative....expose readers to...passionate scientist in the field..”  School Library Journal, Starred Review


“A full, fascinating picture of tapirs and the one place they call home.”  Publishers Weekly, Starred Review




Awards & Honors


2014  Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year


2014  Booklist Editor's Choice


2014  National Science Teachers Association-Children's Book Council, Outstanding Science

            Trade Book





Text and Images - Copyright Nic Bishop