Mr. Clumsy


Book No.
28 (UK and US)
37 (France)
Release Date
July 3, 1978
Preceded by
Mr. Grumpy (UK and US)
Mr. Nonsense (France)
Followed by
Mr. Quiet (UK and US)
Mr. Cheerful (France)

Mr. Clumsy is the twenty-eighth book in the Mr. Men series by Roger Hargreaves.

About him

  • Colour: Dark Green
  • Shape: Oval
  • Gender: Male
  • Personality: Clownish, Foolish, Playful, Exaggerated, Uncoordinated, Disorganised, Bumbling, Confused, Ineffectual, Incompetent
  • Family: Mr. Fussy (cousin), 8 other cousins and an aunt.
  • Afflictions: Mr. Fussy (cousin), Little Miss Neat (Friend)
  • Occupation: He can't decide
  • Species: Shaped Human
  • Likes: Mr. Men and Little Misses
  • Dislikes: Getting over with something
  • Job: being clumsy
  • Voice Actors: Arthur Lowe (1975-1978), Gordon Peters (Mr. Men and Little Miss), Len Carlson (US dub)


  • Mr. Clumsy is green with a yellow nose.
  • His hair and moustache are messed up.
  • He wears brown shoes, one is untied.
  • He lives in Australia.
  • He has 9 cousins, one of them is Mr. Fussy.


Mr. Clumsy front cover

Mr. Clumsy always breaks things or knocking things over. When he goes shopping, instead of taking one can, he knocks over the whole stack. On a farm, he falls into a puddle and goes home to take a bath. He falls into a linen basket. He falls out of a chair when he eats dinner. he has an accident before he goes to bed.

International publications & translations

Mr. Clumsy appears under the titles

  • Monsieur Maladroit (French)
  • Don Desastre (Spanish)
  • Meneertje Onhandig (Dutch)
  • 서툴러씨 (Korean)
  • 呆呆先生 (Taiwan)
  • Ο Κύριος Αδέξιος (Greek)
  • Unser Herr Tolpatsch (German)
  • Hr. Hovsa (Danish)
  • ぶきようくん (Japanese)
  • Pan Gapa (Polish)
  • คุณเฟอะฟะ (Thai)

Title of other Appearances this Character Appears In

This is a list of other books that the title character has appeared in.


  • In a Mario game called "Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door", Mr. Clumsy is referenced when Mario steps on an elderly Toad's contact lens. The Toad yells,"Compansate me, Mr. Clumsy!!!"
  • In Little Miss Fabulous' book, he had pink hair and then perfect hair like Mr. Fussy. In the same book he is the only Mr. Man who copies Little Miss Fabulous.
  • His title 'Clumsiest Person in the World' could suggest that he is even more accident-prone than Mr. Bump.
  • He is slightly more round than Mr. Fussy in Mr. Fussy's book.
  • He doesn't interact much with Mr. Fussy outside Mr. Fussy's book.


See Counterparts Wiki.


See also

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