Nathan Pyle is an illustrator who, one day, decided to make a bunch of drawings communicating all the tips and tricks he’d picked up living in New York City.

They were very good tips!

empty train car
Nathan Pyle
starbucks
Nathan Pyle

So good that he got a book deal! Which means he gets to draw more tips. And he’s been sharing some of them. (Especially those that are probably not going to be in the book.) And even though they’re supposed be about New York, they are sort of just good advice for life. Here is one of our favorites:

public transit
Nathan Pyle

The book is coming out in 2014. As far as we understand, though, the drawings in the book will not move. That may be disappointing — but if these initial drawings are any indication, we’re betting the book itself won’t be.