Sunday, February 5, 2012

Review for The Wierd Book Machine by Geronimo Stilton

Geronimo Stilton #9: The Weird Book Machine

Geronimo Stilton #9: The Weird Book Machine by Geronimo Stilton
January 31st, 2012
ISBN-10: 1597072958
ISBN-13: 978-1597072953
Ages 7 and up
56 Pages
Fiction     Children’s Books     Comics & Graphic Novels    

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!

Reviewer: Renee Hand
The Weird Book Machine is another interesting and ratastic tale dealing with mystery, suspense and history.
This is another story in the series dealing with The Pirate Cats, which is a group of cats led by Tersilla of Catatonia. This band of trouble makers are hitting Geronimo Stilton where he lives! They have traveled back in time in order to steal Johannes Gutenberg’s original printing press! What mad scheme do the Pirate Cats have for the Purr-loined presses? Geronimo Stilton and his friends intend to find out when they travel to the city of Mainz, Germany in the year 1455 to stop the Pirate Cats from tampering with history!

Children from the ages of 7 and up will love this new hard cover book in this comic book series. The story is adventurous and provides lots of historic bits throughout concerning the printing presses and Johannes Gutenberg. The story stays true to the series and is filled with Geronimo’s humor and wit. Fans of comic books will love the detailed illustrations that Papercutz is known for providing.

Geronimo Stilton fans will enjoy the new historic topic and the added information that makes this series the wonderful and thought provoking series that it is. Filled with mystery, suspense and educational information, children will love what this book has to offer.

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