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Mistakes Were Made

(2013)
(The first book in the Timmy Failure series)
A novel by

 
 
"An endearingly pathetic antihero with delusions of greatness. . . . Seldom has failure been so likable - or so funny." - The Wall Street Journal

Take 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, and what you have is Total Failure, Inc. From the offbeat creator of Pearls Before Swine comes an endearingly bumbling hero in a hilarious caper accompanied by a whodunit twist. With perfectly paced visual humor, Stephan Pastis gets readers 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 that truly stands apart from the pack.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Used availability for Stephan Pastis's Mistakes Were Made

Hardback Editions

April 2015 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Mistakes Were Made (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
ISBN: 0-606-36864-7 / 978-0-606-36864-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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August 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made: Limited Edition
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
ISBN: 0-7636-6689-0 / 978-0-7636-6689-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
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February 2013 : UK Hardback
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Title: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
ISBN: 1-4063-3981-4 / 978-1-4063-3981-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker
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February 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
ISBN: 0-7636-6050-7 / 978-0-7636-6050-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
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Paperback Editions

June 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
ISBN: 1-4063-8178-0 / 978-1-4063-8178-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker Books
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April 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
ISBN: 0-7636-6927-X / 978-0-7636-6927-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
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2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
ISBN: 1-4063-4787-6 / 978-1-4063-4787-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker Books
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2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Timmy Failure Mistakes Were Made
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
ISBN: 0-545-67616-9 / 978-0-545-67616-8 (USA edition)
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2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
ISBN: 0-545-66329-6 / 978-0-545-66329-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Somerville, MA, U.S.A.: Candlewick Press
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Audio Editions

February 2014 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
ISBN: 1-4712-5736-3 / 978-1-4712-5736-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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June 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made: Timmy Failure, Book 1
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
Publisher: Recorded Books
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June 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made: Timmy Failure, Book 1
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


June 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made: Timmy Failure, Book 1
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
ISBN: 1-4703-7628-8 / 978-1-4703-7628-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

February 2013 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
Publisher: Walker
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


February 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Author(s): Stephan Pastis
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA