Chicken And Cat by Sara Varon.
The Plot: In this wordless picture book, country cat visits city chicken and has city adventures: Cat sees rats and cockroaches and goes on a trip to Coney Island. Cat misses the flowers of the country, so plants some in a nearby lot, bringing a bit of the country to the city.
The Good: I like wordless picture books because they allow any "reader", even those who aren't yet reading, to read the book. I like how that brings out both visual decoding skills and imagination.
I like the illustrations, which of course are so important when there are no words to explain what's going on.
In one picture, Cat looks out the window; in the next, we're outside the building, looking in the window at Cat.
I found it very funny that Cat and Chicken never have on any clothes, but when they go to the beach, they put on bathing suits.
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