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Stephan Pastis - Author

Stephan Pastis is the author-illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Timmy Failure series. The first book, Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made, was a 2014 BookTrust Best Book Awards winner and listed as one of 100 Children's Modern Classics by The Sunday Times. Stephan is also the creator of the devoutly followed comic strip Pearls Before Swine, which appears in more than 700 newspapers worldwide, including the Metro. Stephan lives in northern California, USA.

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Reader ReviewedTimmy Failure: The Book You're Not Supposed to Have
Stephan Pastis
In a nutshell: absurd comedy genius | Timmy Failure is the best worst detective in children's fiction, and a wonderful comic creation. In this adventure he's having to ply his trade very surreptitiously indeed – Mum has banned all detective work...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Reader ReviewedTimmy Failure: The Cat Stole My Pants
Stephan Pastis
May 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: Hilarious sleuthing with boy detective and his sidekick polar bear… | A new Timmy Failure book is always a cause for celebration and this is another glorious mix of humour,...
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Format: Hardback | Released 27/04/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe Book You're Not Supposed to Have
Stephan Pastis
In a nutshell: absurd comedy genius | Timmy Failure is the best worst detective in children's fiction, and a wonderful comic creation. In this adventure he's having to ply his trade very surreptitiously indeed – Mum has banned all detective work...
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Format: Hardback | Released 29/09/2016
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Reader ReviewedTimmy Failure Sanitized for Your Protection
Stephan Pastis
‘To the best of my knowledge', announces Timmy Failure at the start of this book, in a chapter called Let's Do the Timmy Warp Again, ‘everyone on earth has now read the prior three volumes about my life.' That's one...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/07/2016
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Reader ReviewedTimmy Failure We Meet Again
Stephan Pastis
Loveable world-class detective Timmy Failure is back for a new adventure. And his business partner and side-kick Total, a.k.a. the polar bear is with him, too. Timmy's problem is that not everyone – and certainly not those who try to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/01/2016
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Reader ReviewedTimmy Failure: Sanitized for Your Protection
Stephan Pastis
One of our Books of the Year 2015 - A Reader Review Panel Pick of the Year 2015 - chosen by Alexander Bisland, aged 10 - October 2015 Book of the Month ‘To the best of my knowledge', announces Timmy...
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Format: Hardback | Released 08/10/2015
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Reader ReviewedTimmy Failure Now Look What You've Done
Stephan Pastis
There is no end to the wisecracks and wit as the world's worst detective returns for a new adventure to follow up his best-selling experiences in Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made. Timmy Failure, president of a world famous detective agency...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/06/2015
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Reader ReviewedTimmy Failure We Meet Again
Stephan Pastis
November 2014 MEGA Book of the Month Loveable world-class detective Timmy Failure is back for a new adventure. And his business partner and side-kick Total, a.k.a. the polar bear is with him, too. Timmy's problem is that not everyone –...
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Format: Hardback | Released 30/10/2014
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Reader ReviewedTimmy Failure Mistakes Were Made
Stephan Pastis
Wimpy Kid fans will love this new boy-diary with a difference. Saddled with the name Timmy Failure, our narrator has clearly been dealt a tough hand. Luckily, he has a perky temperament and is not easily deflected from his ambitions....
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/06/2014
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Reader ReviewedTimmy Failure Now Look What You've Done
Stephan Pastis
March 2014 Book of the Month There is no end to the wisecracks and wit as the world's worst detective returns for a new adventure to follow up his best-selling experiences in Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made. Timmy Failure, president...
Lovereading Price: £7.19 - Saving £1.80 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 27/02/2014
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Reader ReviewedTimmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Stephan Pastis
March 2013 Book of the Month Wimpy Kid fans will love this new boy-diary with a difference. Saddled with the name Timmy Failure, our narrator has clearly been dealt a tough hand. Luckily, he has a perky temperament and is...
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Format: Hardback | Released 28/02/2013
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