This Plus That: Life's Little Equations (Hardcover)
Summer 2011 Kids' Next List
“Equations + imagination + Amy Krouse Rosenthal = delightful! In Rosenthal's charming new book, simple arithmetic equations illuminate the elements that make life wonderful. Whether it's sharing secrets with a best friend or building a giant snowman, memorable moments are broken down into their most basic components. Rosenthal's endearing concept is caputred beautifully by Jen Corace's colorful illustrations.”
— Megan Graves, Hooray for Books!, Alexandria, VA
From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of I Wish You More, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, a delightful book of fanciful equations.
Whether it's "wishes + frosting = birthday" or "birds + buds = spring," each equation is a small delight. This Plus That proves that life's total experience is always greater than the sum of its parts.
This book can be used to introduce equations or even some basic life lessons. Its warm and amusing tone invites readers to come up with their own life equations, and it makes a creative gift.