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!