Picture story book or Read Aloud -- this is top rating merchandise in two stories, friendly, gay, reliably popular with listener -- in and looker-on. The first story -- in pictures and running text -- tells of Rags' adventures while his human playmates are at school. Rags is a wire haired and an appealing one...Mrs. Silk was a cocker, such a reliable pet that the family didn't need an alarm clock -- until the morning when Mrs... Silk was so busy with her own new family that she forgot to wake them up. Good family picture book --lovely large scale action pictures by an artist who is at her best with animals. Full color. A lot for the money.