Charlie Bumpers vs. His Big Blabby Mouth
“Maybe my dad could come in. And maybe he could do something cool. And maybe someday he’d be president of the company.
Or maybe not.
Sometimes I have a big blabby mouth.”
About this Story
When his classmates are boasting about their parents’ jobs, Charlie gets carried away and leaves the impression that his accountant dad is not only the president of his company but also that he will hand out free calculators to everyone. With rumors flying around the school and expectations escalating, Charlie jumps the gun and tells his teacher Mrs. Burke that his dad can speak to their class during Career Week. Now Charlie has no choice. He has to get his dad to come in. But then, just before the big event Mr. Bumpers loses his job. Charlie is dumbfounded and devastated. How will he explain to his class? Will his dad still come in during Career Week? Fortunately, Mr. Bumpers has some very surprising plans of his own.
Publisher: Peachtree Publishers, 2017 | ISBN-13: 978-1-56145-940-7 | Ages: 8-12
Hardcover: 160 pages; Paperback: 160 pages | Also available: ebook, audio book, and audio CD