R.L. Stine
Best-selling author, Goosebumps series

Before R. L. Stine made his name as the Stephen King of children’s literature, he was the author of humorous fiction and an editor of Bananas magazine. He is the bestselling author of more than three hundred books, including the phenomenally bestselling Goosebumps series. It’s the First Day of School . . . Forever! was Stine’s first book with Feiwel and Friends. R.L. Stine has sold over 400-million books and his books have been translated into 35 languages, making him one of the best-selling authors in history.

The Goosebumps Movie, starring Jack Black as R.L. Stine was released by Sony/Columbia Pictures. Featuring forty monsters from the Goosebumps books and Slappy, the evil dummy, it quickly became the #1 film in America. A second Goosebumps movie is in the works.

Bob continues to turn out Goosebumps books, taking the series into its 25th year. The new books are called Goosebumps SlappyWorld. In addition, he’s working on several new projects, including a series of comic books for Marvel.

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YOUNG SCROOGEA Very Scary Christmas Story
Square Fish

Young Scrooge: A Very Scary Christmas Story is a funny, scary middle-grade send up of A Christmas Carol, about a boy who hates Christmas, from bestselling Goosebumps author R. L. Stine.

FEAR STREET SUPER THRILLER: NIGHTMARES(2 Books in 1: The Dead Boyfriend; Give me a K-I-L-L)
St. Martin's Griffin

The fifth and sixth books in the re-launch of R.L. Stine's Fear Street, now in one volume.

A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin

Now in one volume, master of horror R.L. Stine delivers two bone-chilling stories of teens in danger in the small town of Shadyside, where danger and violence looms on every darkened street corner.

FEAR STREET SUPER THRILLERParty Games & Don't Stay Up Late
St. Martin's Griffin

In one volume, R.L. Stine presents two bone-chilling stories of teens in terror in his worldwide bestselling Fear Street series, which has sold 80 million copies around the world.

Square Fish

In R.L. Stine's A Midsummer Night's Scream, the Master of Horror takes on the Master of Theatre!

Square Fish

On the first day of school, Artie falls out of his bed and hits his head. Hard. He tells his mom he's dizzy and she says, "You're just worried about your first day in a new school."

StinetinglersAll New Stories by the Master of Scary Tales
Feiwel & Friends

From New York Times bestselling author R.L. Stine, the master of horror for young readers, comes ten new stories that are sure to leave you shivering.

Writing Program R.L. Stine answers commonly asked questions: Where do you get ideas?— and what do you do when you can’t think of anything to write? R.L. Stine frequently talks about his inspirations, prolific career, and what scares him.

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Praise for YOUNG SCROOGE “Stine brings his characteristic humor and light scares to a reworking of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, set at Oliver Twist Middle School. . . . It’s eerie holiday fun.”
- Publishers Weekly

Praise for The Lost Girl “A nostalgia trip for the original fans of Fear Street.”
- Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Can You Keep a Secret? "Temptation, fear, and betrayal are deep roots of this stunning read. Death, danger, and the truth will keep readers turning the pages in a race to figure it all out.”
- San Francisco Book Review

Praise for FEAR STREET SUPER THRILLER “Stine revives his Fear Street series with a tale that brings together a group of Shadyside teenagers for a night of terror…Stine again demonstrates that he is a true master of the formula.”

“The author's instinctive for creative kills remains strong despite a 15-plus-year absence from the series...These books are designed to be a pleasant diversion as well as fodder for nightmares...and the author doesn't disappoint.”

“Lurking on Fear Street are many more page-turning... horrors from the beloved author... A volume that proves why Stine's books endure.”
School Library Journal

Praise for DON'T STAY UP LATE “Stine, whose Goosebumps books are a children's publishing phenomenon, is reviving another beloved series: Fear Street, a best-selling line of young-adult horror books.”
- The New York Times

“Nineties-era nostalgists are celebrating the news that Fear Street, R.L. Stine's sprawling classic horror series for teens... will be making a comeback.”
New York Magazine

“You can now get excited for next year's October 31st. R.L. Stine is releasing a new book in his classic YA horror series, Fear Street, in time for Halloween 2014.”

Praise for IT'S THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL...FOREVER! “Stine takes the normal anxieties of childhood--in this case, the first day at a new school--and blends exaggerated humor with a few equally exaggerated moments of horror in a fast and goofy romp. Lots of fun for Stine fans.”

“As usual, Stine delivers the hilarity and horror that readers love, and his mastery of sustaining mood will not disappoint. The humor and descriptive first, first day of school allow for faster pacing in the subsequent days, and kids will love the twist at the end.”
School Libary Journal

“Stine's signature blend of horror and humor, combined with an unexpected ending, offers a fresh view on a familiar idea.”
ABC New York