Yummy, Yummy in My Tummy is a simple story about a hungry Métis girl enjoying favourite foods such as bannock, soup, and berries. The inside front cover offers cultural background information and the inside back cover provides instructional suggestions.
Each page follows the sentence pattern “Mommy, mommy, mommy, I want ________ in my tummy. It will taste so good to me. Yummy, yummy, yummy, I got ________ in my tummy, and it tastes so good to me.” The word “nummy” is used for “yummy” on some pages. Photographs support the text directly.
The vocabulary reflects the speech of young children.
This title is from the Taanishi series. Support literacy learning and introduce beginning readers to Métis language, culture, values, and traditions.
Invoice Title: Yummy, Yummy in My Tummy