Valley of the Giant Skeletons: Geronimo Stilton is another adventurous story of the Geronimo Stilton series, which finds Geronimo in the middle of the Gobi desert, looking for treasure and being chased by sandstorms and other dangers. The idea of Mouse Island, as well as the central character of Geronimo, was conceived by Elisabetta Dami, who is a well-known Italian children's author. All the stories of the series are narrated from Geronimo's perspective, and he is credited as the author. By nature, he is a friendly and a bit scared and nervous mouse and likes to live a simple life. However, he keeps getting involved in different adventures, largely due to his friends and relatives. This 32nd volume of the series was published on 1st January, 2008, by Scholastic Paperbacks.
Like all other Geronimo Stilton books, Valley of the Giant Skeletons too finds our hero Geronimo in the middle of great adventures. Geronimo is the editor of The Rodent's Gazzette, which is the most read newspaper in the entire Mouse Island. The story starts when Trap, Geronimo's cousin, finds an ancient treasure map that belonged to Wandering Wally, one of their ancestors. Trap and Geronimo learn that Wally was looking for the treasure when he died, and Geronimo decides to honour his memory by finding the treasure. After reaching the Gobi desert, Mongolia, Geronimo meets with lots of surprises and gets lost in the vast desert. He encounters camels and sand storms and also bumps into huge skeletons of dinosaurs. Will he be able to find the treasure and a way back to his own land? If you are considering buying books online, you can easily find Valley of the Giant Skeletons in a number of online bookstores.
Valley of the Giant Skeletons is another thoroughly enjoyable story of the series, full of adventures, maintaining the typical humour of the series. Moreover, the book also offers amazing facts about Mongolia, the Orient Express as well as dinosaurs. While Geronimo Stilton books are intended for six to nine year old children, older kids as well as adults enjoy reading them too. The book is written in English, and has 122 pages. The ISBN 10 for this edition is 0545021324, while the ISBN 13 is 9780545021326.