Carolyn Crimi’s “Where’s My Mummy?” is a beloved Halloween story for Grade 1 students. It tells the tale of a little baby Mummy who refuses to go to bed one dark and spooky night in a deep and dark place.
Halloween Story for Preschool
“Just one more game of hide and Shriek?” he pleaded to Big Mama Mummy. “Count your bandages while I hide!”
Little Baby Mummy ran and hid and waited, until.. But Mama Mummy didn’t come..
“Mama Mummy, where are you?” said baby mummy..
He looked over graves and he looked over tombs but Big Mama Mummy was nowhere to be found.
So he tromped, tromped, tromped to the deep dark woods, the spookery woods to look for Big Mama Mummy. He stopped and listened,
Clank Clink Clank Woo boo woo..Clank clink CLOO…
“Mama Mummy, is that you?” but out of the woods clanked-
Baby Mummy said,” You’re not my mummy!”
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Bones was brushing his clicky-clack teeth. “Little Baby Mummy, go to bed!” he said. “There are creatures that bite in the deep dark night.” Then he gargled with goo.
Little Mummy said,” I am not scared!”
Little baby Mummy tromped, tromped, tromped to the deep, dark swamp, the slithery swamp, to look for the big Mama Mummy.
He stopped and he listened.
Glug glug glig.. Glug glug glog.. Glug glug gloo..
Baby Mummy said, “Mama Mummy, is that you?” But out of the swamp slid-
“You are not my mummy!
Glod shook his wiggly, wobbly head.
“Little Baby Mummy, go to bed!” Glob said.
“There are creatures that creep in the deep, dark night.” And he washed the gunk off his ooey, gooey face.
“I am not scared!” Little Baby Mummy tromped, tromped, tromped to the deep, dark cave, the shivery cave, to tool for the big Mama Mummy.
He stopped and he listened,
Flap flip flap.. Whap whap whoo.. Flap flip floo..
“Mama Mummy, is that you?”
But out of the cave whooshed –
“You are not my mummy!”
Drac flapped his flippy, floppy wings. “Little Baby Mummy, go to bed!” he said.
“There are creatures that swoop in the deep, dark night.” Then he scrubbed his long, pointy ears.
“I am not scared!”
Little Baby Mummy plunked down under a creaky, squeaky tree.
“Mama Mummy, Where are you?”
He stopped and he listened, Rustle rustle rustle.. Scritch scratch scritch.. Rustle rustle rustle..
“Mama Mummy, are you there?” But from the tree popped a Mouse!
“Help, Mama Mummy, I am scared”.
I am here, Big Mama Mummy hugged him.
Little Mama Mummy and little baby Mummy tromped back home, where they brushed, combed, gargled, and scrubbed, Then big mama mummy wrapped little baby mummy up tight.
Baby Mummy then slept and snore for the rest of the night..
Wee wee weee.. snoo snoo snoo..wee wee snoo!
In the end, little baby Mummy finally finds his mommy and realizes that there is nothing to be afraid of in the dark. The heartwarming story is a favorite among young children, who delight in the colorful illustrations and the gentle message about overcoming fears. “Where’s My Mummy?” has become a Halloween classic and is sure to continue to enchant generations of children for years to come.