The Dot and the LineThe Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics
(ISBN 1587170663) is a book by Norton Juster
. It was first published by Random House
. It tells the story of a straight line
who falls in love with a dot
. The dot, however, does not return his love, as she's infatuated with a squiggle.
Juster illustrated The Dot and the Line himself.
Famed animator Chuck Jones adapted The Dot and the Line into an Academy Award-winning animated short film.