Author(s): Geronimo Stilton
Utah, USA, 1869. Work on the Transcontinental Railroad connecting the east and west coasts keeps suffering mysterious mousehaps. Can it be the dastardly work of Catardone and his band of Pirate Cats? In the unlikely role of deputy sheriff, Geronimo Stilton must once again save the future by protecting the past!
"A delightful--and very funny--graphic novel." -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL "GERONIMO STILTON is a hoot for those who love animals and adventure. The pace moves smoothly, the text is robust but not overwhelming, and the art is kid friendly and fun. What's not to like?" -- THE GRAPHIC CLASSROOM "Is it fact? Is it fiction? Neither. It's faction, and it's fun!" -- SHELF-EMPLOYED "Geronimo fans will eat this up quicker than a wheel of cheddar." -- WASHINGTON TIMES
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 famouse adventures!