While Mama Had a Quick Little Chat by Amy Reichert

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Rrrring!
Rrrring!

While Mama has a quick chat with Uncle Fred, Rose is supposed to be getting ready for bed. And she tries. She really does. But downstairs someone's yoo-hooing, and the doorbell keeps ringing. Soon the house is full of wild guests and weird foods, magic and music. And Mama is still on the phone! What's a little girl to do? Rose finds out, and so will you, in While Mama had a Quick Little Chat.
 

About Amy Reichert

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Amy Reichert has a home phone, a cell phone, a speakerphone, a headset phone, and callwaiting. She can cook, clean, work in the garden, check e-mail, help with homework, brush her cats, eat, read, exercise, drive, watch TV, feed her fish, and write a book -- all while having a quick little chat! She lives with her husband and two children in Bethesda, Maryland. Alexandra Boiger is the illustrator of While Mama Had A Quick Little Chat by Amy Reichert and Roxie and the Hooligans by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, as well as Doris Orgel's Doctor All-Knowing, coming in 2008. She lives in San Anselmo, California.
 
Published June 1, 2005 by Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books. 40 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books.

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While her oblivious mother’s off answering a phone call, an increasingly frantic young Rose finds her bedtime routine interrupted by the successive arrival of a lively formal dress party, a magician in need of an assistant, and a dance band in need of a drummer.

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Redheaded Rose, in her white nightgown, is almost ready for bed when Mama picks up the phone saying to her, ""Brush your teeth.

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With each new group, Rose's desperation to get the unwelcomed visitors out the door rises, but when she calls for Mama to come, Mama makes it clear that she is not quite finished with her quick little chat.

Mar 27 2012 | Read Full Review of While Mama Had a Quick Little...

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