Paperback $7.99

Apr 14, 2015 | 320 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

Hardcover $14.99

Feb 26, 2013 | 304 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

  • Paperback $7.99

    Apr 14, 2015 | 320 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

  • Hardcover $14.99

    Feb 26, 2013 | 304 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

Praise

Timmy Failure is a winner!
—Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Timmy Failure is a fabulously fun read and the line drawings are a treat. It’s original and quirky, with real heart.
—Philipp Ardagh

Pastis crafts a great story starring an unforgettable protagonist whose unorthodox approach to detective work (and world domination) will have readers in stitches. For Timmy Failure, success is the only option!
—Lincoln Peirce, creator of the Big Nate series

Pastis has assembled an eccentric and funny cast (running gags revolve around Total’s voracious appetite and a librarian who looks like one of the Hells Angels), yet there are also touching interactions to be found…
—Publishers Weekly

…Readers should be simultaneously amused and touched by this quirky antihero.
—Booklist

The Pearls Before Swine cartoonist’s frequent black-and-white illustrations help to cast Timmy’s adventure in an appropriately ironic light. Timmy… has greatness in him. Just like all of us.
—Kirkus Reviews

Pastis … peppers nearly every page of this comic romp with at least one intentionally amateurish black-and-white illustration, enhancing the laughs along the way as Timmy misses even the most obvious clues in Clouseauesque fashion. Middle grade readers will appreciate all the silly sleuthing and absurd details, and older readers–including parents who come along for the ride–will find a satisfying layer of more sophisticated humor, too.
—School Library Journal

Seldom has failure been so likable—or so funny.
—The Wall Street Journal

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