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Book Review

This book has been reviewed by Focus on the Family’s marriage and parenting magazine. It is the 36th book in the "Geronimo Stilton" series.

Positive Elements

Spiritual Content

Sexual Content

Violent Content

Crude or Profane Language

Drug and Alcohol Content

Other Negative Elements

Conclusion

Pro-social Content

Objectionable Content

Summary Advisory

Plot Summary

Geronimo Stilton, editor of the Rodent Gazette, learns about a famous painting that is missing, along with the artist who was restoring it. When he helps his detective friend, Hercule Poirat, solve the case — from an open window and dropped business card that point to a rich factory owner — Geronimo misses his Valentine's Day date with Petunia Pretty Paws. In the end, Petunia forgives Geronimo, and they celebrate his birthday.

Christian Beliefs

None

Other Belief Systems

None

Authority Roles

A restaurant manager enforces his restaurant's dress code. Hercule ignores road signs as he drives. A factory owner is verbally abusive to an employee. Thieves and kidnappers are arrested.

Profanity/Violence

Mouse-oriented euphemisms are used throughout the book. Geronimo endures several slapstick injuries. He and Hercule attack the criminals they are after by tripping them.

Kissing/Sex/Homosexuality

In an illustration, Geronimo kisses the hand of a lady mouse.

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