The Thea Stilton series are part of the original Geronimo Stilton series books for children, between ages 6 and 12. Geronimo Stilton is an extraordinary mouse, and he is an author and the journalist and editor of the newspaper, The Rodent's Gazette. Geronimo is often pulled into solving mysteries with his younger sister, Thea Stilton. Both are often helped by Trap, nephew Benjamin, and Aunt Sweetfur. The adventures are narrated in an autobiographical format.
In The Secret of the Whale Island, Thea and her crime solving friends, Pamela, Colette, Violet, Paulina, and Nicky, are all set for tons of adventure and mystery. All the five girls are starting their new school year and are all very excited. This time of the year, the whales move off the coast of the Whale island, but this time a killer whale threatens the peace of the islanders. Will Thea and the Thea Sisters be able to restore the calm on the island?
About Geronimo Stilton
Geronimo Stilton is the pseudonym of Elisabetta Dami, a bestselling author, and editor, from Milan, Italy.
Other books include The Golden Statue Plot, The Peculiar Pumpkin Thief, The Mummy with No Name, Red Pizzas for a Blue Count, Thea Stilton and the Chocolate Sabotage, and Thea Stilton and the Secret City.
Dami was a proofreader at her family's publishing house. She began writing stories from the age of 19. It was while volunteering with sick children, that Dami got the idea of writing a set of children's stories based on a mouse as the protagonist. Her books have sold over 65 million copies worldwide. She has written over 100 books so far. Dami considers herself as a world citizen. When she is not writing, she undertakes various explorations such as participating in archaeological digs or climbing mountains. She currently resides in Milan, Italy.