Author:Charles George Douglas Roberts

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Charles George Douglas Roberts

Canadian poet and prose writer. Besides his own body of work, Roberts is known as the "Father of Canadian Poetry" because he served as an inspiration for other writers of his time. Pen names: Charles G. D. Roberts

Charles George Douglas Roberts


(part list)


  • Orion, and Other Poems (1880)
  • In Divers Tones (1886)
  • AVE! An Ode for the Shelley Centenary (1892)
  • The Book of the Native (1896.
  • New York Nocturnes and Other Poems (1898)
  • Poems (1901)
  • The Book of the Rose (1903)


  • The Raid from Beauséjour and How the Carter Boys Lifted the Mortgage (1894)
  • Reube Dare’s Shad Boat: A Tale of the Tide Country (1895)
  • Around the Campfire (1896)
  • Earth's Enigmas (1896)
  • By the Marshes of Minas (1900)
  • A Sister to Evangeline (1900)
  • The Feet of the Furtive (1900)
  • The Heart of the Ancient Wood (1902)
  • The Haunters of the Silences: A Book of Animal Life (1900)
  • Barbara Ladd (1902)
  • The Kindred of the Wild (1902)
  • The Prisoner of Mademoiselle: A Love Story (1904)
  • The Watchers of the Trails (1904)
  • The Watchers of the Campfire (1906)
  • The Heart That Knows (1906)
  • The Cruise of the Yacht "Dido": A Tale of the Tide Country (1906)
  • The Little People of the Sycamore (1906), illustrated by Charles Livingston Bull
  • The Return to the Trails (1906), illustrated by Charles Livingston Bull
  • In the Deep of the Snow (1907)
  • The Young Acadian Boston (1907)
  • The House in the Water (1908)
  • The Backwoodsmen (1909)
  • Kings in Exile (1910)
  • Neighbours Unknown (1910)
  • More Kindred of the Wild (1911)
  • Babes of the Wild (1912), illustrated by Warwick Reynolds
  • Children of the Wild (1913), illustrated by Paul Bramson
  • A Balkan Prince (1913)
  • The Secret Trails (1916)
  • The Ledge on Bald Face (1918)
  • In the Morning of Time (1919)
  • Some Animal Stories (1921)
  • ''Wisdom of the Wilderness (1923)

Individual short stories[edit]

Works about Roberts[edit]

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.

The longest-living author of these works died in 1943, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 79 years or less. These works may 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.