click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  the Baker needs help at his busy bakery... so places a  Help Wanted  sign in the window.   Pantaloon  -written by  Kathryn Jackson  & illustrated by  Steven Salerno  published by  Golden Books/Random House , 2010.   Pantaloon is a poodle with a sweet tooth, and when the Baker places a HELP WANTED sign in the bakery window Pantaloon applies for the job... but things don't go well at all. However Pantaloon proves to be a  very  persistent and determined pooch!    "Salerno's lively and colorful new illustrations for a 1951 text show the adventures of Pantaloon, a poodle who can never get enough of those baked-and-iced things on display in the bakery! …The story is still delicious, and the retro-styled art shows the funny actions and adventures in full openings. It should attract the delighted attention of young readers from its cake-and-cookie-decorated endpapers to the sunny-hued interior images that are so appropriately reminiscent of the old Golden Books”    - Kirkus Reviews    “The stylized, retro-looking full-color illustrations are snappy and appealing, and breathe new life into this classic for another generation”   -School Library Journal    NOTE:  This new version of  Pantaloon  is a remake of the popular 1951  Little Golden Books  title of the same name, which originally was illustrated by Leonard Weisgard.   See a posting on Steven's blog about this picture book project, a remake of the 1951  Pantaloon .
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  a cropped view of the cover for  Pantaloon  .     see Steven’s complete list of published picture books to date
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  Pantaloon wants to eat every tasty item in the bakery display case.
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  detailed   cropped view of a page from the printed book, Pantaloon feeling dejected...
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  the end papers art for the book.
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  detailed   cropped view of the title page of the printed book.
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  preliminary  SKETCH:  the Baker in bed recovering from his accident, and Pantaloon helping by making all the morning bakery deliveries... 
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  the Baker needs help at his busy bakery... so places a  Help Wanted  sign in the window.   Pantaloon  -written by  Kathryn Jackson  & illustrated by  Steven Salerno  published by  Golden Books/Random House , 2010.   Pantaloon is a poodle with a sweet tooth, and when the Baker places a HELP WANTED sign in the bakery window Pantaloon applies for the job... but things don't go well at all. However Pantaloon proves to be a  very  persistent and determined pooch!    "Salerno's lively and colorful new illustrations for a 1951 text show the adventures of Pantaloon, a poodle who can never get enough of those baked-and-iced things on display in the bakery! …The story is still delicious, and the retro-styled art shows the funny actions and adventures in full openings. It should attract the delighted attention of young readers from its cake-and-cookie-decorated endpapers to the sunny-hued interior images that are so appropriately reminiscent of the old Golden Books”    - Kirkus Reviews    “The stylized, retro-looking full-color illustrations are snappy and appealing, and breathe new life into this classic for another generation”   -School Library Journal    NOTE:  This new version of  Pantaloon  is a remake of the popular 1951  Little Golden Books  title of the same name, which originally was illustrated by Leonard Weisgard.   See a posting on Steven's blog about this picture book project, a remake of the 1951  Pantaloon .
       
     

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above: the Baker needs help at his busy bakery... so places a Help Wanted sign in the window.

Pantaloon -written by Kathryn Jackson & illustrated by Steven Salerno published by Golden Books/Random House, 2010.

Pantaloon is a poodle with a sweet tooth, and when the Baker places a HELP WANTED sign in the bakery window Pantaloon applies for the job... but things don't go well at all. However Pantaloon proves to be a very persistent and determined pooch!

"Salerno's lively and colorful new illustrations for a 1951 text show the adventures of Pantaloon, a poodle who can never get enough of those baked-and-iced things on display in the bakery! …The story is still delicious, and the retro-styled art shows the funny actions and adventures in full openings. It should attract the delighted attention of young readers from its cake-and-cookie-decorated endpapers to the sunny-hued interior images that are so appropriately reminiscent of the old Golden Books” -Kirkus Reviews

“The stylized, retro-looking full-color illustrations are snappy and appealing, and breathe new life into this classic for another generation” -School Library Journal

NOTE: This new version of Pantaloon is a remake of the popular 1951 Little Golden Books title of the same name, which originally was illustrated by Leonard Weisgard.

See a posting on Steven's blog about this picture book project, a remake of the 1951 Pantaloon.

 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  a cropped view of the cover for  Pantaloon  .     see Steven’s complete list of published picture books to date
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: a cropped view of the cover for Pantaloon.

see Steven’s complete list of published picture books to date

 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  Pantaloon wants to eat every tasty item in the bakery display case.
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: Pantaloon wants to eat every tasty item in the bakery display case.

 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  detailed   cropped view of a page from the printed book, Pantaloon feeling dejected...
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: detailed cropped view of a page from the printed book, Pantaloon feeling dejected...

 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  the end papers art for the book.
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: the end papers art for the book.

 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  detailed   cropped view of the title page of the printed book.
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: detailed cropped view of the title page of the printed book.

 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  preliminary  SKETCH:  the Baker in bed recovering from his accident, and Pantaloon helping by making all the morning bakery deliveries... 
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: preliminary SKETCH: the Baker in bed recovering from his accident, and Pantaloon helping by making all the morning bakery deliveries...