Once again, Geronimo Stilton, mild mannered mouse and editor of the Rodent's Gazette in New Mouse City, is pulled into an adventure when he answers a summon from the Queen of the Fairies. The Quest for Paradise is the second Geronimo Stilton: Kingdom of Fantasy book. It is a hardcover book and at 320 pages, is much larger than the usual Geronimo Stilton books, and is filled with maps, puzzles, detailed illustrations and more to keep children engaged. Simple language is used to ensure 6 to 12 year olds the series is targeted to do not lose interest while reading. Offbeat fonts and bright colours are used in the book as well, to emphasise words and add flavour to the text. Like other Geronimo Stilton books, this one too is written in first person, and Geronimo is credited as the author. Originally published by Edizioni Piemme in Italy, the series is the brainchild of Elisabetta Dami, the famous Italian children's author. This English edition of the book has been published by Scholastic.
The book begins with Geronimo Stilton hurrying home after work to dine on a tasty cheese casserole he had made. However, that is not to be as he is forced to break the world record for stuffing his face by eating 101 plates of spaghetti, which leave him very sick. As he is recovering at home, he is visited by the Rainbow Dragon, messenger of the Queen of the Fairies who has invited him back into the Kingdom of Fantasy. His mission is to travel to the various lands in the kingdom in a quest to retrieve the heart of happiness. Can Geronimo face the perils that lie in wait for him and be the brave knight that everyone in the Kingdom of Fantasy believes him to be?
This is a special edition Geronimo Stilton book. In addition to the story, it contains a number of activities for your child to complete. The Geronimo Stilton series is one of the most popular series of children's books in the world, and has been translated into about 35 languages. This edition of the book was published in 2010, and its ISBN 10 is 0545253071 and ISBN 13 is 9780545253079.