Bedtime for Mommy by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

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When it's Mommy's bedtime, she begs her little girl -- Five more minutes? Ok, but then brush your teeth! But then Mommy wants another glass of water...another story...luckily this little girl is very patient!A hilarious reversal of the classic bedtime routine in which a little girl puts Mommy (and then Daddy) to bed.

About Amy Krouse Rosenthal

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Amy Krouse Rosenthal is a best-selling author, blogger, and filmmaker. She lives in Chicago. Say hello to her at Tom Lichtenheld is also a best-selling author and illustrator, and he also lives in the Chicago area. You can see all of Tom's books and more at
Published May 7, 2013 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens. 32 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Fiction

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Mommy’s body language and expressions are so thoroughly childlike despite their entirely adult proportions that both kids and adults will find themselves giggling.

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“A nice long time?” The always terrific Pham (Freckleface Strawberry ) strikes just the right tone with her domestic satire (Mommy's highly physical critiques of the wardrobe choices for the next day have clearly been drawn from life).

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Mommy wants to read 2 books but settles for a chapter or two of Anna Karenina (a nice touch I thought), bath time, teeth brushing, choosing clothes for the next day and then Lights Out!

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