The Tar Baby and the Tomahawk: Race and Ethnic Images in American Children's Literature, 1880-1939

Frances Trego Montgomery

Frances Trego Montgomery, who also published under the name of F. G. Wheeler, was a Midwestern author of children’s books in the early twentieth century. She is most famous for her books about a mischievous goat, called “Billy Whiskers"; the series was a favorite of a young John F. Kennedy.