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STEPHAN PASTIS - Timmy Failure
Tuesday, February 26 at 7PM
NATIONAL LAUNCH EVENT!
The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public. Wristbands are required for the signing portion of this event and are available only with the purcahse of a copy of Timmy Failure from BookPeople. We will begin distributing wristbands at 9am the morning ove the event.
Stephan Pastis is the creator of Pearls Before Swine, the acclaimed comic strip that appears in more than six hundred newspapers and boasts a devoted following. Now, he's written his first book for young readers, Timmy Failure!
Fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Big Nate will find a friend in eleven year old Timmy Failure, the clueless, comically self-confident CEO of the best detective agency in town, perhaps even the nation. 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.
Take eleven-year-old 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.
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.
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