Who is Geronimo Stilton? That's me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales of adventure. Here in New Mouse City, the capital of Mouse Island, my books are all bestsellers! My stories are full of fun - tastier than Swiss cheese and tangier than extra-sharp cheddar. They are whisker-licking-good stories, and that's a promise! My sister, Thea, had come up with a new way to torment me. She'd combined my two least favourite - travel and ghosts! Thea had heard rumours of a haunted pirate treasure buried on a desert island. And before I could say "Avast, ye scurvy rats", she'd dragged me into her treasure hunt!
About the Author
Born in New Mouse City, Mouse Island, Geronimo Stilton is Rattus Emeritus of Mousomorphic Literature and of Neo-Ratonic Comparative Philosophy. He is the director of The Rodent's Gazette, New Mouse City's most widely read daily newspaper.
Stilton was awarded the Ratitzer Prize for his scoops on The Curse of the Cheese Pyramid and The Search for Sunken Treasure. He has also received the Anderson 2001 Prize for Personality of the Year. One of his bestsellers won the 2002 eBook Award for world's best ratling electronic book. In 2006 he won the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards and in 2008 he won the Cartoomics prize 'Beyond Comics'. His works have been published all over the globe.
In his spare time, Mr. Stilton collects antique cheese rinds. But what he most enjoys is writing books where he tells his fabmouse adventures!
Series: Geronimo Stilton
For Ages: 7 - 9 years old
For Grades: 2 - 4
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st April 2005
Publisher: Scholastic US
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.6 x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.16