While Mama Had a Quick Little Chat

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Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books, Jun 1, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
26 Reviews
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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.

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Funny! Bright, interesting illustrations. - Goodreads
Very imaginative and great illustrations. - Goodreads
The illustrations are beautiful as well. - Goodreads
I did *not* predict the ending! - Goodreads

Review: While Mama Had a Quick Little Chat

User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

This is a delightful little book about everything that could possibly go on while Mama is on the phone having "a little chat." The colorful, out of bounds, illustrations and rhyming text make this one that would work well for storytime. I'll have to work out a theme to go with it. Read full review

Review: While Mama Had a Quick Little Chat

User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

Rose is waiting for her mom to get off the phone with her Uncle Fred so she can be tucked into bed. As Rose waits the door bell rings. Soon the house is filled with guests serving drinks, appetizers ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Alexandra Boiger is the illustrator of numerous children's books, including Thanks a LOT, Emily Post! by Jennifer LaRue Huget and The Little Bit Scary People by Emily Jenkins. Mrs. Boiger lives in Northern California with her husband and daughter. Visit her at www.alexandraboiger.com.

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