Even the best teachers can have an oopsy day. Mr. Bungles gets out of bed and bumps his head. He drips jam on his tie and gets soap in his eye. He lets the class hamster Nibbles escape, and leads his students on a wild chase all around the town. The students love their teacher, Mr. Bungles. In this shout-out-the-word story, he shows them how to make school fun!
â€śCalmenson and Yoshikawaâ€™s high-energy romp follows the hapless Mr. Bungles through another calamitous day (Late for School!, 2008)â€¦Calmensonâ€™s verses reflect Mr. Bunglesâ€™ breathless day. The clever format leaves the last rhyming word to the page-turn, allowing kids who are listening to shout out the answerâ€¦readersâ€™ enjoyment practically guarantees that he will face yet another bad day sometime in the near future. â€“Â Kirkus
The accident-prone teacher who first appeared in Late for School (Carolrhoda, 2008) is back. After getting soap in his eye and jam on his tie, Mr. Bungles knows that itâ€™s going to be an â€śoopsyâ€ť dayâ€¦. The full-color cartoon illustrations capture the nonstop action, while the rhyming text â€” placing the next important rhyming word on the following page â€” builds momentumâ€¦ for breathless, laugh-filled storytimes. â€“Â School Library Journal