Henry Gilbert

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Henry Gilbert (1868–1936) was a popular children author, and the paternal grandfather of Molly Holden.[1] His books continue to be reprinted as late as 2009, nearly 100 years after their original publication.[2] His books are noted for both their historical accuracy and their story telling style.[3]



  1. ^ Holden, Molly (1986). Selected poems; Poetry Signatures Series. University of Michigan: Carcanet. p. 117. ISBN 0856356964.
  2. ^ a b Gilbert, Henry (2008). Robin Williams. Wildside Press LLC. ISBN 1-4344-0551-6.
  3. ^ a b Gilbert, Henry (2008). Pirates: True Tales of Notorious Buccaneers. Dover Publications. ISBN 0-486-46148-3.
  4. ^ Briggs, Butts, & Grenby; Julia Briggs; Dennis Butts; Matthew Orville Grenby (2008). Popular children's literature in Britain. Ashgate Publishing. p. 62. ISBN 1-84014-242-1.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  5. ^ Gilbert, Henry (1911). King Arthur's knights: the tales retold for boys and girls. New York Public Library: Stokes.
  6. ^ Boys' Life, 6, 6, Boy Scouts of America, Inc, October, p. 38, ISSN 0006-8608, retrieved 3 April 2011 Check date values in: |date=, |year= / |date= mismatch (help)
  7. ^ a b Van Loon, Hendrik Willem (1921). The story of mankind. University of Virginia: Boni and Liveright. p. 474.

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