Down Spider Web Lane. Mary Dickerson Donahey. Illustrated by Gertrude Alice Kay. Barse & Hopkins, 1909.
“Not so many years ago and not so very many miles away, there lay, at the foot of a big, sleepy old garden, a dear little shady spot that was known to all the birds and bugs and bees as Spider Web Lane.”
Helping the Weatherman. Written and illustrated by Gertrude Alice Kay. New York: P. F. Volland Co.,1920. The story is a fantasy about two little children who meet a magical weatherman.
Kay (1884-1939) studied illustration with Howard Pyle at the Drexel Institute. Along with other women students of Pyle including Sarah Stilwell Weber, Elizabeth Shippen Green, and others, Kay found success in the male-dominated world of commercial illustration.