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Dot and the Line Romance in Lower Mathematics by Norton Juster

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Published by Random House .
Written in English


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Number of Pages1
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Open LibraryOL7462456M
ISBN 100394733525
ISBN 109780394733524
OCLC/WorldCa30815021

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Eventually, the line wins the dot's love by learning to form angles, leading up to a punch line presented as a moral. It's a quite clever work that was made into an animated short directed By the same author as my childhood favorite The Phantom Tollbooth, this is a picture book that Juster illustrated himself, although it also includes some /5. Once upon a time there was a sensible straight line who was hopelessly in love with a beautiful dot. But the dot, though perfect in every way, only had eyes for a wild and unkempt squiggle. All of the line's romantic dreams were in vain, until he discovered angles! Now, with newfound self-expression, he can be anything he wants to be--a square, a triangle, a that's just 4/5(10).   In , two years after he penned his timeless classic The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster wrote and illustrated The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics (public library) — the quirky and infinitely wonderful love story that unfolds in a one-dimensional universe called Lineland where women are dots and men are lines; a hopeful straight line falls hopelessly in love with a dot.   The Line and the Dot book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The inspirational book behind the film 'The Spirit of a Pioneer /5.

The Dot and the Line. likes. The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics is a book written and illustrated by Norton Juster, first published. dot & line brewing company, Fort Wayne, Indiana. K likes. Brewery, Fort Wayne, IN. Contributed by Sally Dulmage. I have used the love story of the dot and the line as a Valentine's treat for algebra students. For the most, they enjoy the mathematical use of phrases, such as, `stretching a point', `the line was on edge', etc.   Directed by Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble. With Robert Morley. A simple line attempts to woo his true love, a dot, away from the unkempt squiggle she prefers. But he'll have to learn to bend before she'll notice him/10(K).

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