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Dot and the Line : A Romance in Lower Mathematics (School And Library) (Norton Juster)

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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 parallelogram....And that's just the beginning!First published in 1963 and made into an Academy Award-winning animated short film, here is a supremely witty love story with a twist that reveals profound truths about relationships--both human and mathematical--sure to tickle lovers of all ages.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 parallelogram....And that's just the beginning!First published in 1963 and made into an Academy Award-winning animated short film, here is a supremely witty love story with a twist that reveals profound truths about relationships--both human and mathematical--sure to tickle lovers of all ages.
A mathematically oriented romantic fable about the eternal triangle, in this case a straight line who is hopelessly in love with a dot who in turn loves a squiggle.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: School + Education
Format: Library
Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Norton Juster
Language: English
Street Date: December 1, 2000
TCIN: 11781496
UPC: 9781587170669
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-0660
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