Happy Birthday, R.L. Stine!
In honor of R.L. Stine’s birthday today, October 8th, here are a few of his books to tempt you! If you are into creepy, then he’s definitely the go to guy for kids and teens!
Random fact about R.L. Stine
Did you know that he started his writing career in jokes! It wasn’t until 1986 that he turned scary! His first creepy novel was Blind Date. And because it was such a success, he stayed in the horror genre.
First Creepy Book
He’s got a blind date with a girl who sounds really hot.
He can’t wait. He knows this girl is going to be really different.
Because his blind date really is the girl of his dreams.
Or maybe his worst nightmares…
New Picture Book
Are you are afraid of monsters?
Do they make you shiver and shake and shut your eyes really tight at night?
Welcome to the Little Shop of Monsters!
Do you want a SNEEZER? A TICKLER? Or one of the CREEPIEST monsters of all? Come on in and choose your favorite, if you dare (before one of them chooses YOU!).
New Goosebumps: Most Wanted
Sammy Baker is a quiet kid who wishes he wasn’t so shy and timid. He is frightened but eager to prove he can be brave. On Halloween night, he follows his friends to the Marple House, an abandoned mansion on the other side of town.
Just past midnight, he feels a cold tingle at the back of his neck. The cold seeps down, a heavy chill he has never felt before. Soon, his whole head feels like a block of ice. He’s about to scream-but the cold feeling vanishes.
Sammy doesn’t realize that he has just met The Haunter, and that his nightmares are only just beginning.
New Fear Street
Eddie and Emmy are high school sweethearts from the wrong side of the tracks. Looking for an escape from their dreary lives, they embark on an overnight camping trip in the Fear Street Woods with four friends.
As Eddie is carving a heart into a tree, he and Emmy discover a bag hidden in the trunk. A bag filled with hundred-dollar bills. Thousands of them. Should they take it? Should they leave the money there? The six teens agree to leave the bag where it is until it’s safe to use it.
But when tragedy strikes Emmy’s family, the temptation to skim some money off of the top becomes impossible to fight. There’s only one problem. When Emmy returns to the woods, the bag of money is gone, and with it, the trust of six friends with a big secret
New Christmas Book
Rick Scroogeman hates Christmas. He can’t stand the carols and the pageants. He can’t stand the lights and the mistletoe. But what he hates the most is having to watch the old movie A Christmas Carol every year at school. Since his name is Scroogeman, all of his classmates start calling him Scrooge. And he hates being called Scrooge.
But everything starts to change when three ghosts visit him. At first, he thinks it’s a dream. But then he realizes that it might be a nightmare. A nightmare that could become real.
More R.L. Stine
If you haven’t gotten enough creepy and would like more information on R.L. Stine, go visit his website : http://rlstine.com/. It’s got a lot of his books, some videos and some games!