The stories in the books of stories and anecdotes are based on the author’s experience. The memoir of Old Times in Elizabethtown came from the author’s snd his family’s visits to where the author’s wife grew up.
Sir Thomas Cat and Me is about a cat that understands English and his friend who understands cat. It has many conversations between them and the reactions of people who overhear their conversations
Stories My Grandpa Told is a collection of stories, some of which are old by the animals mentioned in the stories and some by the author. Later stories revolve about the birth and growing up of Morris Stone, nicknamed Pebble because he is the youngest member of the Stone family.