OverviewOriginally Ottavo Viaggio nel Regno della Fantasia, the English version of this 8th installment in the gripping Geronimo Stilton series were first published by Scholastic Incorporated in hardcover in 2012.SynopsisGeronimo Stilton is back in the thick of things again! This time he has been called back to the Kingdom of Fantasy for another adventure. Blossom, the queen of fairies, needs his help, and time is limited. Something evil is making the hands of magical Tick Tock Timepiece go faster than usual, causing Blossom to age at an alarming rate. If she perishes, the entire Kingdom of Fantasy will suffer the same fate.It is now upon Geronimo Stilton to bring back harmony and restore time in the magical land. Can he do it? Can he do something before the clock reaches its final hour?About the AuthorScholastic Corporation has published the English version of the series since February 2004. Although the series credits its title character as the author, the idea was originally thought of by Elisabetta Dami. Born in Milan in 1958, Elisabetta Dami is an Italian children's fiction writer and author of books for children. Her experience gained from assisting children as a volunteer led to the idea of writing adventure stories featuring a mouse, Geronimo Stilton, as the main protagonist.