Youngest Ever Oscar Nominee Adds ‘Author’ to Her Résumé

Youngest Ever Oscar Nominee Adds ‘Author’ to Her Résumé

Book Culture

Not satisfied with being the youngest actress ever to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for Beasts of the Southern Wild, Quvenzhané Wallis releases her first books this Tuesday. The children’s picture books Shai & Emmie Star in Break an Egg and A Night Out with Mama are the product of a four book deal signed by Wallis in 2015.    Wallis in Annie / Via The Advocate    Shai & Emmie Star in Break an Egg is the first of Wallis’ three planned Shai Williams books, but her semi-autobiographical picture book is right on schedule. The ‘second [Shai] book is scheduled for release …