Join Stephan Pastis, creator of the comic strip "Pearls Before Swine" and "New York Times" best-selling cartoonist, as he discusses his first book for young readers, "Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made." Take 11-year-old Timmy Failure—the clueless, comically self- confident CEO of the best detective agency in town. Add his lazy business partner—a very large polar bear named Total. Throw in the Failuremobile—Timmy’s mom’s Segway. And what you have is Total Failure, Inc. Bring the kids to hear about Timmy’s first adventures.