We’re glad you found a book that interests you! The Missing Mummy by Ron Roy Series: A-Z Mysteries #13 96 pages, Mystery Reviewed by bookRacoon A good continuation of the A to Z series. ; “Missing Mommy,” bracingly, addresses the topic straight on: “Some time ago we said goodbye to Mommy,” says the young narrator, clinging to a figure in black in a funeral crowd obscured by rain and umbrellas. The Missing Mummy (1916) Plot. What’s more, the strength of family, as they grapple with their shared grief, is tenderly illustrated. Trouble signing in? . Appealing, effective and authentic, they perfectly illuminate the text, as the family finds solace, warmth and healing through the sharing of stories and memories. It's Mummy Monday at the museum, and Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are excited about the new Egyptian exhibit. It features a child mummy in an actual tomb! Relying on similes, the text establishes a pattern with the opening sentence, “Like the sun, I’m here to shine,” and follows it through most of the book. 305 Responses. Rebecca Cobb May 2010 The Missing Mummy - Chapter 1. by: rtbut8396. by ; Her watercolor and crayon drawings are appropriately sweet and childlike, with lots of white space to open up the darkness; the subject matter is grim, but the artwork is airy and appealing. # of pages This is painful material, and Cobb handles it with gentle acuity. Main image This unit can be used in small groups or classroom. Lindsay Ward Dink is very smart. Keturah A. Bobo Harvey Richards Lindsay Ward As baffling as death is to adults, it is even more confounding to young children, who are still figuring out what it means to live. episodes. 1. illustrated by illustrated by Publisher It … The Night of the Undead! Description “Missing Mommy” was originally published in Britain under the title “Missing Mummy,” and was immediately recognized as the sensitive, delicate act of compassion that it is. illustrated by Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The Missing Mummy Mystery is a story in Scooby-Doo#156, by DC Comics. It’s not fair, and there is no happy ending to this kind of story; you will probably shed a tear while reading it. But then the mummy is stolen and the tomb robbed of its treasure. In contrast, Bobo’s illustrations are visually stunning. Told from a young child’s point of view, Cobb’s moving story respectfully explores the complex emotions a little one may experience while grieving the loss of a parent. He tries looking for his mother around the house, peeking under beds and behind sofas, at one point coming upon his father, lost in tears. Amid the markers of a universally recognizable waiting room—fish tank, chairs against the wall, receptionist’s window, kids’ coloring table—is a tiny orange T. Rex with a dialogue balloon: “Hello?” A turn of the page brings Dexter T. Rexter into close view, and he explains his dilemma directly to readers. Categories: Ward’s ink, colored-pencil, and cut-paper illustrations give readers a toy’s view of the world and allow children to stomp in Dexter’s feet for a while, his facial expressions giving them lots of clues to his feelings.