New Math

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New Math

Equations for Living

By Craig Damrauer

6 x 5 landscape, 96 pages, 2C, paperback

Math is hard; life is hard--but New Math: Equations for Living will make you smile. In this clever application of mathematical formulae to everyday concerns, Craig Damrauer turns words into art with hilarious results. For fresh takes on wideranging topics--from marriage, infomercials, doggie day care, and teenage angst to life insurance, speed bumps, sanity, and modern art--check out New Math.

Craig Damrauer is a writer, filmmaker, and artist whose books, movies, and stories play with the abbreviated way of seeing typical of modern culture. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and kids. Click on this link to check out the author's New Math website:

Each project is accompanied by a gag-inducing photograph, plus helpful step-by-step instructions for carving the pumpkin of your dreams--or nightmares. Get ready to be the coolest (and creepiest) pumpkin-carver on the block.

Tom Nardone is the founder of, an alternative pumpkincarving website with a large and largely deranged following. Extreme Pumpkins is a national bestseller that landed him on Live with Regis & Kelly (click on this link to watch the video on YouTube), Good Morning America Weekend (click on this link to watch the video on YouTube), and MTV's TRL (they are still removing the pumpkin pulp from their studios). He lives in the suburbs of Detroit with his wife and three kids where he runs an Internet company.

* This book is a Parody and has not been prepared, approved, or authorized by the creators or producers of the Highlights for Children magazine.

Territory: World Rights sold: GR, NA Published in North America by Andrews McMeel Universal