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Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

By Stephan Pastis

Meet "detective" Timmy Failure, star of the kids comedy of the year. Created by New York Times best-selling cartoonist Stephan Pastis.

Take Timmy Failure - the clueless, comically self-confident CEO of the best detective agency in town, perhaps even the nation. Add his impressively lazy business partner, a very large polar bear named Total. Throw in the Failuremobile - Timmy's mum's Segway - and what you have is Total Failure, Inc., a global enterprise destined to make Timmy so rich his mother won't have to stress out about the bills anymore. Of course, Timmy's plan does not include the four-foot-tall female whose name shall not be uttered. And it doesn t include Rollo Tookus, who is so obsessed with getting into "Stanfurd" that he can't carry out a no-brain spy mission. From the offbeat creator of Pearls Before Swine comes an endearingly bumbling hero in a caper whose peerless hilarity is accompanied by a whodunit twist. With perfectly paced visual humor, Stephan Pastis gets you snorting with laughter, then slyly carries the joke a beat further - or sweetens it with an unexpected poignant moment - making this a comics-inspired story (the first in a new series) that truly stands apart from the pack.

  • From the #1 New York Times best-selling creator of the Pearls Before Swine comic strip, Stephan Pastis.
  • Timmy Failure will appeal to a wide audience (boys, reluctant readers, teens).
  • Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made is the global debut of a brand-new series, which has already sold to 14 countries.

About the author

Stephan Pastis is the creator of Pearls Before Swine, an acclaimed comic strip that appears in more than six hundred newspapers and boasts a devoted following. His 2011 compilation Larry in Wonderland debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list for paperback graphic novels. Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made is his first book for young readers.

ISBN: 9781406339802
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: February 26, 2013
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 304pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $17.99
New Zealand RRP: $19.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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