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April 30, 2020

The Times Machine Pre-order Download Giveaway!

Hi everyone! My next children’s picture book, The Times Machine!, hits the shelves June 30th, 2020, and is available for pre-order NOW! Because so many kids & parents could use the help right away, we're giving away a free download of over 20 pages from the book when you pre-order! Between May 1st and June 29th, pre-order The Times Machine!, then after you've pre-ordered, FILL OUT THE FORM HERE. to receive an email with a free download with exclusive content from the book! THE…
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January 25, 2020

The Times Machine! Pre-order Promotion!

Hi everyone! My next children’s picture book, The Times Machine!, hits the shelves June 30th, 2020, and is available for pre-order NOW! To celebrate, I’m going to sign some autographs… Between now and the end of April, pre-order two copies of The Times Machine! or one copy of The Times Machine! (ages 8-10) and one copy of Do Not Open This Math Book (ages 6-8) be one of at least 100 winners of a personalized autographed nameplate sticker for your books when it gets released in…
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February 25, 2019

Pi Day is Right Around the Corner – Yep, March 14th – 3.14!

Hi everyone! Some of you might know that I love the number "pi" - the ratio of any circle's circumference to its diameter: 3.1415926... (there is an infinitely long string of digits after the decimal - yep, it's irrational!) and because March 14th's can be written as 3.14, we often call this day, "Pi Day." :) In fact, I love pi so much that I wrote a song about it, "Dance of the Sugar Pi Fairy,"  and even got to make a…
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November 14, 2018

Do Not Open This Math Book – a 2018 Amazon “Best Book” selection!

Hooray! "Do Not Open This Math Book" has been named one of Amazon's "Best Books" of 2018!! Click here to get your copy of this book that has been a *lifesaver* for parents trying to help their kids (ages 6-8) with addition & subtraction in the new "common core" way it is being taught. Giggle  your way through elementary school math with Mr. Mouse, and say goodbye to math homework stress. Makes a great Christmas gift, too. Enjoy!
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November 1, 2017

UPDATE for “Ten Magic Butterflies” Preorder Promotion – Autograph Giveaway!

**UPDATE: FEB 13th** Hi everyone! And happy pub day - today is February 13th, the day "Ten Magic Butterflies" hits the shelves! Some of you entered to win an autographed sticker! If you receive an email from my team this week (check your spam filter throughout the week to make sure it doesn't get lost!), that means you're in the running to get a signed sticker (and maybe a paper butterfly, too!). That also means it's time for you to *email confirmation…
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July 6, 2017

Sneak Peek at Ten Magic Butterflies…!

Hi everyone! I'm excited to announce that my next book, Ten Magic Butterflies, hits the shelves March 6, 2018. It's an enchanted story about ten hopeful flowers and a very special fairy who helps their dreams come true. In the midst of it all, kids will be introduced to all the ways to "make 10." So, 9 + 1, 8 + 2, etc.     One of my favorite things in the world is to make math fun, accessible, and maybe…
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February 3, 2017

Pre-Order Promotion for GOODNIGHT, NUMBERS!

Hi everyone! I'm so excited to announce that my first children's picture book, Goodnight Numbers, hits the shelves March 7th, 2017, and is available for pre-order NOW! And to celebrate, I'm going to sign some autographs... *Pre-order Goodnight Numbers* during the month of February, and be one of 20 winners of an autographed nameplate sticker for your book when it gets released in March! Here’s how to enter: 1. Pre-order Goodnight Numbers from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books A Million, or any other…
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February 2, 2017

Palindrome Puzzle – Recent Solutions!

What is #NameThatPalindrome, you ask? A palindrome is a word or phrase that is spelled the same forward and backward, like "kayak" or "Madam, I'm Adam." For the last few years, I've hosted weekly palindrome challenge - every Thursday. :) I give a clue, and the answer will always be a palindrome. It's a fun game; join on in! Here are some recent solutions! (Check back if the most recent one hasn't posted yet.) ------   Jan 5th: Clue: Instructions…
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January 9, 2014

Math Bites!

Hi everyone! My Nerdist Channel show "Math Bites" is finally LIVE! The short episodes are little bites of mathy goodness - you'll learn a little something, but mostly you'll be entertained by the likes of yours truly, Felicia Day, Chris Hardwick, Jim O'Heir, Jonathan Bennett, Dustin Milligan, Amanda Crew, Matt Mira, Jonah Ray, Matt Kawcynzski, and more! There are musical acts by Meghan Hooper White, puppets, and more surprises. All all within a few minutes, perfect for the attention-span-challenged. Thank…
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December 16, 2013

Dance of the Sugar Pi Fairy!

Hi everyone! I'm so excited to announce that my "Dance of the Sugar Pi Fairy" video came out today. Yay!! So, yes, I wrote a song about pi, and my song includes 139 digits while entertaining audiences with ballerinas (including Chris Hardwick in a tutu) dancing to the good ol' Nutcracker song "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies." I get to be dressed up as a fairy in the woods, using my magical wand to conjure up digits of pi and...…