Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

(1 reviews with an average rating of 4 out of 5)

Publisher: Walker Books

Review

'My name is Failure. Timmy Failure. I am the founder, President and CEO of the best detective agency in town, probably in the world. This book is a historical record of my life as a detective.'

Meet Timmy Failure - a terminally over-confident middle school pupil attempting to make millions by solving local mysteries, such as who ate his classmates’ unattended Halloween candy. He knows success would be imminent if only he wasn’t thwarted at every turn by his mum’s moronic new boyfriend and his nemesis, the girl-who-shall-not-be-named. If he can just recover his mum’s stolen Segway (aka the Failuremobile), rescue his business partner from the zoo and avoid his ‘cool’ new school teacher, everything should turn out fine.

With hilarious comic strip illustrations, Timmy Failure is set to be the latest hot read for 9- to 12-year-olds. Full of deadpan humour, visual gags and a twist of the surreal, Stephan Pastis is onto a winner with this new series.

Share this page with your friends

More books like this

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Author: Jeff Kinney

Greg Heffley is a normal American kid, albeit one with a habit of getting into (and out of) trouble.

Read more about Diary of a Wimpy Kid

The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

Author: Liz Pichon

This book oozes personality and with so much going on it promises to maintain the attention of young readers for hours at a time

Read more about The Brilliant World of Tom Gates