Billy Whiskers, The Autobiography of a Goat
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Book Summary: A favorite of children since the early 20th century, here are the escapades of that mischievous goat, Billy Whiskers. This is a book that children never tire of reading or hearing! All the original familiar illustrations by WH Fry are included: 3 color plates, 21 black-and-white drawings. Frances Trego Montgomery said that she got the ideas for her books by inviting groups of children to her house “between dinner and their bed time.” Together they would spin yarns and develop stories. Her book, The Wonderful Electric Elephant (1903), is considered the first science fiction novel for children.