from Ladies' Home Journal
When Ellis Parker Butler gave to the world Pigs is Pigs, almost nineteen years ago, he was not only taking a fun-loving public by storm, but taking serious chances as well. Many a man has achieved one brilliant bit of comedy only to discover that the well of humor has gone dry or become murky. However, Organizing Grandpa, in this issue, will serve as a reminder that Butler goes on living down -- or living up to -- the success of his immortal animals. And each one of us will apply a trace of Grandpa's home environment to himself.
Beneath the burlesque we are certain to sense a vague hint of someone we know -- raised to the nth degree of absurdity of course, but unmistakably someone we are acquainted with.
Butler lives at Flushing, Long Island. He plays a prominent part in every constructive council of writing folk, keeps steadily at work turning out high-grade humorous fiction, and in between times functions as a director of a bank. There's a heartening sound in that latter fact for the author brigade.