From Publishers Weekly
Young readers will welcome this fall batch of reissues. Written when she was just 14, Elizabeth Taylor's Nibbles and Me provides an innocent account of the child actress's experiences and her adventures with her pet chipmunk. The memoir first issued in 1946 contains Taylor's original b&w sketches as well as photographs of the two friends together. Chapter titles include "Concerning, Among Other Things, My Most Wonderful Birthday."
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About the Author
acting career has spanned six decades. Since her film debut at the age of nine, she has received two Oscar Awards and five Best Actress nominations as well as a Life Achievement Award from the American Film Institute, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, the French Legion of Honor, and she was made a Dame of the British Empire in 2001. As a young actress she was best known for her roles in Lassie Come Home
and National Velvet.
Highlights of her later career include Father of the Bride; Raintree County; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; Suddenly, Last Summer; BUtterfield 8; Cleopatra; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?;
and The Taming of the Shrew.
Elizabeth Taylor wrote and illustrated Nibbles and Me
while a teenager, and it was published when she was fourteen.