The Book You're Not Supposed to Have (Timmy Failure #5 PB)

Author(s): Stephan Pastis

Middle Readers

Banishment from his life's calling can't keep a comically overconfident detective down in the latest episode by New York Times bestseller Stephan Pastis.

This book was never meant to exist. No one needs to know the details. Just know this: there's a Merry, a Larry, a missing tooth, and a teachers' strike that is crippling Timmy Failure's academic future. Worst of all, Timmy is banned from detective work. It's a conspiracy of buffoons. He recorded everything in his private notebook, but then the manuscript was stolen. If this book gets out, he will be grounded for life. Or maybe longer. And will Timmy's mom really marry Doorman Dave?


Product Information

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 Book Trust 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.

General Fields

  • : 9781406373653
  • : Walker Books Australia Pty, Limited
  • : Walker Books Australia
  • : June 2017
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : Stephan Pastis
  • : Stephan Pastis
  • : Stephan Pastis
  • : Stephan Pastis
  • : 617
  • : 617
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 304
  • : 304
  • : Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
  • : Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
  • : 813.6
  • : 813.6
  • : English