This book is clearly laid out and nicely illustrated. It contains a useful and reassuring introduction to the Paint Shop Pro browser for the novice user. As this is about the only useful thing in the book, it does seem very expensive. The author appears to have been at such pains to keep his explanations simple that essential steps have been left out. Try creating guides using page 12 and you'll find that you can't and have to refer to Help within Paint Shop Pro to complete the job. His explanation of the difference between vectors and rasters(bitmaps) is completely unhelpful. There is a gap in the market for a task-based guide to this marvellous graphics editing software which Easy Steps does not begin to fill.