here are his hints as he's standing with his legs apart and arms stretched high.
I have screws. I'm made of metal. I'm on paper. [huh??] I don't have a chimney. I don't have magic.
it's a picture of a robot.
He's curled up small on the floor
are you curled up like a ball?
I don't know buddy. All I can think of is a ball.
Yep! I'm a ball.
Another time he's curled up like a ball.
Are you a ball?
I'm a ball on a person.