# This Plus That: Life's Little Equations (Hardcover)

### June 2011 Indie 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

### Description

What comes after 1 + 1?

Just about anything!

In this fanciful collection, Amy Krouse Rosenthal puts together unexpected combinations that always add up to something special. Whether it's "wishes + frosting = birthday" or "birds + buds = spring," each equation is a small delight. *This Plus That* shows again and again that life's total experience is always greater than the sum of its parts.