• When I Was Little

  • A Four-Year-Old's Memoir of Her Youth
  • By: Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Narrated by: Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Length: 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 06-18-07
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HarperAudio
  • 4 out of 5 stars 3.8 (5 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

"When I was little, I could hardly do anything. But now I can do lots of things, like braid my own hair and go to nmusery school. I'm not a baby anymore. I'm me!" Jamie Lee Curtis perfectly captures a little girl's simple, childlike celebration of herself, as she looks back on her childhood from the lofty height of four and a half years. This spirited view of growing up is perfect for the youngest readers.
Like Jamie Lee Curtis' kids books? We've got a combined volume. Just download The Jamie Lee Curtis Audio Collection to hear six more.
©1993 Jamie Lee Curtis; (P)2006 HarperCollins Publishers
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Critic Reviews

"Kids of all ages will devour this. 'When I was little, I didn't understand time outs. Now I do, but I don't like them.' Families will be writing their own 'When I Was Little' remembrances." (Children's Literature)
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Customer Reviews

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4 out of 5 stars
By laura on 03-11-13

My kids really like this book!

Would you consider the audio edition of When I Was Little to be better than the print version?

I haven't seen the print version, but I would say no. The only reason I would prefer the book to this audio is because I don't think JLC narrates it very well (and yes, I realize she wrote it). I just think I could read this book to my children in a much more interesting way and with much more enthusiasm...

What aspect of Jamie Lee Curtis’s performance would you have changed?

She's not a very enthusiastic reader, I find her voice very bland.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Not me, but my children like it.

Any additional comments?

Although I have negative comments concerning the reading of the book, I do like the book and let me say that my children actually ask to hear this one so I did rate it above average and have since purchased additional books by JLC.

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