My Squirrel Days Information

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My Squirrel Days
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Author Ellie Kemper
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Scribner
Publication date
October 9, 2018
ISBN 978-1-5011-6334-0

My Squirrel Days is an autobiographical comedy book by American actress Ellie Kemper. The book was published on October 9, 2018 and received mostly positive reviews.


The book is a series of essays about Ellie Kemper's life. It includes tales of her childhood in Kansas City, Missouri and stories of her acting career. [1] All the chapter headings are the names of roles Kemper has played during her acting career ("Redhead", "Receptionist", "Slob", "Starlet"). The title of the book comes from a story from Kemper's childhood about trying to befriend squirrels in her backyard after watching the film Dances with Wolves. [2]


The book received mostly positive reviews. Publishers Weekly called it "a fun, breezy, and enjoyable volume." [1] Noor Brara noted that though the book contains many humorous stories, at its heart it is a book about hard work. [3]


  1. ^ a b "My Squirrel Days". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  2. ^ Chan, Tim (20 October 2018). "Ellie Kemper's Irreverent New Book Tracks Her Missteps and Misadventures in Hollywood". Variety. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  3. ^ Brara, Noor (10 October 2018). "In Ellie Kemper's My Squirrel Days, the Glass Is Always Half Full". Vogue Magazine. Retrieved 12 November 2018.

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