This lovable series for 5 - 10 years old children, was originally published by Edizioni Piemme of Milan, Italy. Later Scholastic published the English version since 2004. Though the series seems autobiographical in nature, written by Geronimo Stilton, it is actually penned by Elisabetta Dami.
Geronimo Stilton is a talking mouse, working as journalist in The Rodent Gazette. He lives in New Mouse City on Mouse Island.
This mild mannered soft spoken mouse has a sister called Thea Stilton, a cousin Trap Stilton and a little nephew called Benjamin Stilton. He prefers a hassle free quiet life, but the destiny and circumstances do not leave Geronimo Stilton alone......go on adventure sprees with Geronimo Stilton, Thea Stilton, Trap Stilton and Benjamin Stilton.
More about the author: Elisabetta Dami is a famous book writer, author of the bestselling children's book Geronimo Stilton. She lives in Milan, but has been traveling around the globe to find inspiration and ideas for the tween-targeted books. And each trip inspires a new storyline for her character, Geronimo.