Where’s My Mummy? by Carolyn Crimi & illustrated by John Manders
This gently spooky read-aloud treat is also a satisfying bedtime book — sure to delight the youngest reader on many a deep, dark night. Little Baby Mummy wants just one more game of hide-and-shriek with Big Mama Mummy before bedtime. The night is deep and dark, full of friendly creatures that click their clacky teeth and whoosh past on flippy-floppy wings. But who will comfort Little Baby Mummy if a small, scritchy-scratchy someone gives him a scare? Big Mama Mummy, of course!
The Runaway Mummy: A Petrifying Parody by Michael Rex
Once there was a little mummy who wanted to run away. “If you run away,” said Mother Mummy, “I will get you! For you are my rotten little mummy!” A little mummy transforms into a series of incredible monsters in order to run away and assert his independence. His mother keeps coming to “get” him, but this little mummy has a mind of his own. Filled with uproarious illustrations, another beloved classic gets a kind-hearted send-up in this utterly monsterized parody.
Skippyjon Jones in Mummy Trouble by Judy Schachner
“New York Times”-bestselling Skippyjon Jones takes ancient Egypt by storm in this fun adventure. When his doggy pals want to visit the underworld, they need El Skippito’s brains to answer the riddle of the Finx and enter the mummy’s tomb.
Ten Little Mummies: An Egyptian Counting Book by Philip Yates & illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Deep underground in a dreary old tomb 10 little mummies were stuffed in one room. Nothing to play with, no books on the shelves, just 10 little mummies wrapped up in themselves. “This is the pits!” said a mummy one day. “I am bored stiff. Let’s go outside and play! For the first time in prehistory ten adorable mummies are painting the town red. But what is there to paint in ancient Egypt? Find out in this refreshingly funny counting book, where the counting goes backwards from ten down to one little mummy. (Hint: some of the fun involves pyramids and a sphinx!)