Tolliver's Travels . . . with Mr. Mouse in the Worldwide Web

      Fred Stang
Tolliver's Travels . . . with Mr. Mouse in the Worldwide Web

A collection of fun and entertaining story puzzles which call for logic and imagination to solve. An original presentation of classic and new puzzles which allow the reader to proceed without looking up answers. The answers unfold as the reader progresses."On his twelfth birthday, Tolliver Tilden III turned on his present, a brand-new shining computer, and was promptly swallowed by the World-Wide Web.”So begins the adventures of Tollie with his newfound companion and guide, Mr Mouse, in this strange new world where they encounter a host of problematic characters, each unique, each with a unique challenge, and each calling for Tollie and Mr Mouse to help. Help they must, for they cannot move forward in this world without first facing and solving these challenges.In a brisk, whimsical style reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland, Gulliver’s Travels, and The Wizard of Oz, the story moves along as challenges and characters present themselves and Tollie and Mr Mouse wend their way to the odd end of their journey and Tollie’s final challenge.The reader will be charmed by Tollie’s unfolding comprehension of the World-Wide Web, its unique rules, shifting time scale, and instantaneous transport according to his very thoughts. As he learns to control his thoughts and direct his own adventures, he grows in his capacity to think creatively and understand with an open mind the many possibilities offered him. As he helps those who ask for it, he is himself helped in unleashing his imagination and reasoning powers.

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