Mouse solves mystery at the Athens Olympic Games

August 4, 2012 No Comments »
Mouse solves mystery at the Athens Olympic Games
In the world of children’s literature, few books are as big a slam dunk with the 6+ years set as the Geronimo Stilton series. They are hilarious, mysterious and chock full of information.

The title character is a mouse that runs a newspaper and writes adventure stories.

Geronimo and the Gold Medal Mystery takes place in Athens, Greece during the 2004 Summer Olympics. Geronimo is sent to cover the games for his newspaper “The Rodent’s Gazette”.

More than a little apprehensive to take on this assignment, Geronimo, who says he’s “not a sports-mouse”, sets off on an adventure to Athens where he solves a mystery and learns about the history of Athens and the Olympics.

Parents will appreciate this book as an opportunity to get their little book-mice excited about the Olympics. For kids who aren’t reading yet, this is a fun one for adults to read aloud.

Geronimo and the Gold Medal Mystery

Geronimo and the Gold Medal Mystery
Author: G. Stilton
Published by: Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 88
Format: Softcover
Price: $7.99

Kids who love collecting facts will appreciate this book for the wealth of information provided about the Olympics (a 21-page mini book is included at the end of the story). And geography buffs will love the six pages featuring flags from each participating country.

All children will love the humour and hijinks that have become synonymous(e) with Geronimo Stilton.

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