Chef with a Big Cake - Birthday Greeting Card
A grand cake for a grand person! This image is from Pantaloon, a classic Little Golden Book, first published in 1951, with a delightful tale by Kathryn Jackson and charming illustrations by Leonard Weisgard. This heartwarming story follows the adventures of Pantaloon, a playful and mischievous puppy who's determined to win the affection of the Baker. As Pantaloon grows and learns the value of responsibility, he captures the hearts of both the Baker and readers! See our entire Birthday Card Collection!
Little Golden Books are renowned for their heartwarming illustrations and endearing messages. In collaboration with Random House Children’s Books, the publisher of Little Golden Books and Diane Muldrow’s Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Little Golden Book, our cards are designed to convey warm wishes to both children and the young at heart. Whether it's for a birthday, anniversary, or simply to say "I'm thinking of you," these cards pay homage to the Little Golden Books tradition by featuring their iconic gold band on the back. Each card is accompanied by a golden envelope, adding an additional golden touch to your heartfelt messages!
Leonard Weisgard (1916–2000) was a highly regarded American artist known for his extensive portfolio of more than 200 children's books. However, it's his 20-book partnership with author Margaret Wise Brown that solidified his place in literary history. Together, they crafted beloved works, including the widely popular Noisy Books series and the prestigious Caldecott Medal-winning The Little Island. Weisgard's artistic approach was a unique blend of mid-century modernism and American folk art, exemplifying his versatility by employing various mediums such as gouache, poster paint, crayon, chalk, collage, stenciling, and pen and ink. His unique style continues to influence artists and captivate readers with his visually captivating narratives.
This product was custom designed and created at our location in Seattle.
A6 (4.5" X 6.25") with Gold Envelope