gertrude alice kay

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.