Elisabetta Dami is credited as being the ghost-author of the Geronimo Stilton series of children's books. The printed books have previously referred to the author as Geronimo Stilton, the title character. Elisabetta Dami got the idea for an adventure series from her experience volunteering with sick children.
The Geronimo Stilton series is written for children between the ages of 6 and 12 years old. The best-selling series revolves around a talking mouse from New Mouse City, who is a journalist that finds himself in great adventures. Originating in Italy, the series has been translated in 35 languages worldwide. Papercutz owns the rights to publish the series in English.