Timmy Failure: It's the End When I Say It's the End

By Stephan Pastis

Everyone's favourite best worst detective is back in the seventh, and final, book in the bestselling series that's perfect for fans of Wimpy Kid and Tom Gates.

Though I, Timmy Failure, have solved many notorious crimes and now wish to enjoy my retirement, my fans have begged me to turn my memoirs into a movie, an ode to my greatness. I am, however, beset by enemies, the worst of whom is Tom John John, the buffoonish movie director. It's nearly Christmas, but there's no rest for the world's greatest detective. Timmy's class are making a film, and Timmy is in charge of writing it. There's only one subject matter worthy of such a film – the story of how Timmy overcame his many foes to rise to the top. But the script's gone missing, Timmy and the director are having "artistic differences", and Timmy's polar bear Total is longing to be reunited with his furry family. Timmy should have known it would end like this. He expected more.

Categories: Fiction

For readers aged: 9+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781406382785
  • Published: 06 Sep 2018
  • Price: £9.99
  • Size: 198 x 129 mm
  • Pages: 368

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Customer reviews


'“The last and the best! Timmy Failure is just as funny, just as deluded and just as hopeless as he has ever been. He is determined and confident in whatever he does and just makes us smile and laugh!”' LoveReading Kids Panel Reviewer

'“A hilarious book with brilliantly funny illustrations.”' LoveReading Kids Panel Reviewer

'“The story will have readers crying with laughter, while the ending may well bring tears of a different kind. Totally great.”' Andrea Reece, LoveReading, October Book of the Month

'With its aptly comical graphic cartoon illustrations, sarcastic tone and some melodramatic yet sophisticated themes, this Timmy Failure novel takes ‘brazen’ to another level. However, taken at face value, an audience from around age nine would delight in its thrilling allure and endless amounts of personality.' Reading Time

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