While Mama Had a Quick Little Chat

While Mama Had a Quick Little Chat

By Amy Reichert; Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books, Hardcover, 9780689851704, 40pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2005

Description
"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 the Author
Amy Reichert earned her MA in English Literature while teaching two freshman writing classes. A wife, mom, amateur chef, Fix-It Mistress, and cider enthusiast, she currently spreads her passion for books as a member of the local library's board. The Coincidence of Coconut Cake "is her first novel.

Alexandra Boiger grew up in Munich, Germany. After studying graphic design at the Fachhochschule Augsburg, she started to work in Feature Animation for Warner Bros and DreamWorks before transitioning to become an illustrator. Since then, Alexandra has illustrated many picture and chapter books, among them The Magical Animal Adoption Agency and five books about ballerina Tallulah. A new picture book, Max and Marla, marks Alexandra's debut title as both author and illustrator. She lives in Northern California with her husband and daughter. Please visit her at www.alexandraboiger.com.