Parents' Guide to

Geronimo Stilton Series

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Fun adventures of a nervous mouse and his wacky family.

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age 10+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 7+
age 7+


My son started reading these at about age 7, and he still occasionally picks them up to re-read, he refuses to let go of his collection. They’re fun, clean, and can even be considered educational; the illustrations and various fonts and colours also enhance the reading experience. Mom and kid both agree that this is an awesome series.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6):
Kids say (13):

This series is funny and has great nicknames for the characters and playful descriptions of New Mouse City and the mice who live there. Every story has a positive ending and Geronimo overcomes a fear or learns a small lesson, which is nice for readers this age. The illustrations are vibrant and funny (although the females are a little too curvy), and the pages are alive with color. It's a fun series for readers who like light, simple adventures and mysteries.

While this series is full of mice on adventures, the plots are a little dull. Geronimo Stilton spends a lot of time telling readers about how nervous he is, and the stories move at a pretty slow pace, given the amount of words on each page.

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