Author:Albert Bigelow Paine

Albert Bigelow Paine
American author and biographer best known for his work with Mark Twain; member of the Pulitzer Prize Committee and wrote in several genres, including fiction, humour, and verse
Albert Bigelow Paine



  • Th. Nast: His Period And His Pictures (1904)
  • Captain Bill McDonald, Texas Ranger: A Story of Frontier Reform (1909)
  • Life and Lillian Gish (1932)
  • Mark Twain—A Biography (1912; 4 volumes)
  • Mark Twain's Letters, 2 volumes (editor, 1917)
  • A Short Life of Mark Twain (1920)
  • Mark Twain's Speeches (editor, 1923)

Children's booksEdit

The Arkansaw Bear Series

  • The Arkansaw Bear (1898)
  • Elsie and the Arkansaw Bear (1909)

The Hollow Tree Series (illustrated by J. M. Condé):

  • The Hollow Tree and Deep Woods Book (1898)
  • The Hollow Tree Snowed-In Book (1901)
  • Hollow Tree Nights and Days (1915)

Other children's books

  • Gobolinks, or Shadow-Pictures for Young and Old (1896)


  • The Mystery of Evelin Delorme, A Hypnotic Story (1894)
  • The Bread Line (1900)
  • The Great White Way (1901)

Travel booksEdit

  • The Van Dwellers: A Strenuous Quest for a Home (1901)
  • The Tent Dwellers (1908)
  • The Ship Dwellers (1910)
  • The Car That Went Abroad (1921)

Other booksEdit

Short worksEdit


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1937, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.