“The Tummy Beast”

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Plot Description

Spoiler warning! A little boy tells his mummy that he has a person in his tummy. It talks to him at night in bed and demands to be fed. It tells him to sneak cookies from the tin. The boy knows it’s wrong to guzzle food all day, but he can’t help it, not with the person in his tummy. His mother accuses him of lying. “You are the greedy guzzling brat! / And that is why you’re always fat!” The boy tries again to explain but his mother sends him to bed. Just then his stomach begins to rumble and grunt and shake. A voice shouts, “I’m getting hungry! I want eats! / I want lots of chocs and sweets!” The boy asks his mother if she believes him now… but she’s fainted away on the floor.

Fun Stuff