Product Description The prequel to the New York Times best-selling series that's now a movie on Disney+! Timmy Failure is not just any detective-he is the greatest detective in his town, perhaps the nation. He is so famous that there have been seven books written about his life. Plus a movie. And so he has agreed to provide the world with his extraordinary origin story, as dictated to his biographer and best friend, Charles "Rollo" Tookus. New York Times best-selling author Stephan Pastis is back with the hilariously heartwarming tale of how it all started for our favorite clueless detective-including how he got that red scarf! Review PRAISE FOR TIMMY FAILURE: MISTAKES WERE MADE "Timmy Failure is a winner!"-- Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid About the Author Stephan Pastis is the creator of the New York Times best-selling Timmy Failure series, as well as Pearls Before Swine, an acclaimed comic strip that appears in more than seven hundred newspapers. He lives in northern California.