Eddie and Louella Author:Carolyn Haywood Eddie Wilson was always bringing home stray animals. He seemed to draw lost dogs like a magnet. So Eddie's pets were always changing--all except Louella, the parrot from Texas. At first she had kept saying, "Texas is better!" but Eddie taught her to say, "Eddie is best!" — Along with other parrot owners, Eddie was asked to lend his parrot to l... more »iven up the palm-tree decorations at a charity ball. Imagine Eddies's feelings when he got back a parrot that said "Old Sourpuss!" instead of "Eddie is best!" In the first place, it had not been at all easy to get Louella to the charity ball. Eddie had become the prisoner of a relentlessly revolving hotel front door, from which he had extricated himself and Louella only after the most harrowing experiences. He had slso managed to acquire a dog, his fellow captive in the revolving door.« less
This is the 7th book in this wonderful 16 book series about Eddie Wilson, a boy who gets into dilemnas and end up getting out of them in unusual and unexpected ways. Carolyn Haywood wrote and illustrated this story with her always cute pen and ink drawings. This book was written in 1959 but is still a pleasure to read. It is written for younger children.