The popular children's story appears in graphic novel form for the first time in the U.S., with stories never seen in America. This time, Geronimo Stilton and friends must travel back in time to Ancient Egypt! The Pirate cats, jealous that the face of a man was placed on the body of the Sphinx, are determined to coerce the Pharaoh into changing the face of this monument. It's up to Geronimo and co. to travel back in time and stop the Pirate Cats before it's too late.
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!
Geronimo Stilton has long been a favourite series for early readers. The combination of exciting stories and coloured pictures which break up the text make them an easy-to-get-into read...and it's just gotten easier. This month sees the release of the first two Geronimo Stilton graphic novels - perfect for any reluctant readers out there.
Geronimo Stilton is a mouse who also happens to be an investigative reporter who always seems to find himself in trouble of one kind or another. In this new series, Geronimo travels back and forth in time defending history from his nemeses the Pirate Cats. In The Discovery of America Geronimo travels from Italy to America and must stop the Pirate Cats from making themselves the rulers of Mouse Island. In The Secret of the Sphinx Geronimo and his friends travel to Ancient Egypt where a great statue, The Sphinx, is being built.
Series: Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novels
For Ages: 7 - 10 years old
For Grades: 2 - 5
Number Of Pages: 56
Published: October 2009
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 17.2 x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.281