"Karel is back! This is a gentle (yet very valid) introduction to programming and problem-solving processes. Without the need to worry about syntax and compiling, the student focuses on problem-solving and program design. Wonderful for novices who want to see what programming is all about without having to learn a language!"Pattis, Richard E. is the author of 'Karel the Robot A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Programming', published 1995 under ISBN 9780471597254 and ISBN 0471597252.