What is the rabbit measuring?

This scan is from Rosemary Wells' "Timothy Goes to School."

My son asked me, "What is the rabbit measuring?" I said, "Um, the table leg." He said, "The ruler is not straight." I just kept reading.


sedgehurst said...

Excellent use of blog entry labelling.

Unknown said...

"Uh, the hypotenuse of the right triangle formed by table leg, the ruler, and the floor. He's testing Pythagoras's theorem. Yeah, that's the ticket."