Where's My Mummy




Where Is My Mummy

Where's My Mummy
by Carolyn Crimi
illustrated by John Manders

Little Mummy wants to play just one more game of hide-and-shriek with his Mama Mummy before going to bed, but the dark night is full of mysterious sounds and unknown creatures.

Who will comfort Little Mummy if someone gives him a scare? Why Mama Mummy, of course.

ADORABLE illustrations and a little bit of suspense make this a perfect Halloween treat. This is just the right mixture of spooky and cute for little ones.  School Library Journal ended their review of this book by calling it " A reassuring offering for youngsters who want just a touch of the shivers."  We agree!  Kids will have the fun feeling that they've just experienced a 'scary' story, but no one will end up scared. :)

* An International Reading Association Children's Choice Book!  

Reading Levels

  Interest Level:  Preschool - 1st grade                Lexile Measure: AD560L
  Grade Level Equiv: 2.7                       

See Inside this Book

Below are two sample spreads from early in the book. Is that just the cutest mummy ever!  And check out mama -- she's got some mummy curves going. :)

Where is My Mummy inside

In case you cant read it, the text reads "On a deep, dark night in a deep, dark place, Little Baby Mummy did not want to go to bed. " Just one more game of Hide and Shriek?" he pleaded to Big Mama Mummy. "Count your bandages while I hide!"


Where is My Mummy inside

"I'm not scared!" Little Baby Mummy plunked down under a creak, squeaky tree. " Mama Mummy, where are you?"  He stopped and he listened.  Rustle rustle rustle. Scritch scratch scritch. Rustle rustle rustle.


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Where's My Mummy: Related Activity

If you teach younger grades, try this cute related activity from the blog First Grade Parade. Other than construction paper, all you'll need is

  • white paper plates
  • white crepe paper cut in strips
    (although one year we used
    adding tape paper and it was fine so regular strips of regular white paper would likely be fine as well.)
mummy activity for kids

You could do this mummy craftivity on it's own or change the writing prompt, but regardless of how you present it, your kids will get much more into the activity if you do it after reading this adorable, perfect-for-Halloween book.


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