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Timmy Failure volume 1.
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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 mom'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-brainer 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.
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Grouped Work ID 529010df-eda4-1a72-de7b-c762760a5171
Grouping Title mistakes were made
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Last Grouping Update 2019-09-14 23:33:04PM
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auth_author2 Goldsmith, Jared.
author Stephan Pastis
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display_description Resolving to earn so much money that his mother will no longer stress out over the bills, eleven-year-old Timmy Failure launches a detective business with a lazy polar bear partner named Total but finds their enterprise "Total Failure, Inc." challenged by a college-bound spy and a four-foot-tall girl whom Timmy refuses to acknowledge.
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series Timmy Failure
series_with_volume Timmy Failure|1
subject_facet Children's audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, Detective and mystery stories, Juvenile, Downloadable audio books, Friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Humorous stories, Humorous stories, Juvenile, Polar bear -- Fiction, Polar bear -- Juvenile fiction, Polar bear. -- Fiction, Private investigators -- Fiction, Private investigators -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Mistakes were made
title_full Mistakes Were Made Timmy Failure Series, Book 1, Mistakes were made / Stephan Pastis, Mistakes were made [sound recording] / Stephan Pastis, Timmy Failure. Mistakes were made [electronic resource] / Stephan Pastis, Timmy Failure. Mistakes were made [sound recording] / Stephan Pastis, Timmy Failure. No. 1, Mistakes were made / Stephan Pastis
title_short Mistakes were made
title_sub Mistakes were made
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