R.L. Stine is one of the best-selling children’s authors in history, and Goosebumps is one of the best-selling children’s series of all time—with more than 350 million English language books in print, plus an additional 50 million international copies in print in 32 languages. His other popular series include Fear Street, Mostly Ghostly, The Nightmare Room, and Rotten School. Other titles include: It’s The First Day of School . . . Forever, A Midsummer Night’s Scream, and his first picture book, with Marc Brown—The Little Shop of Monsters. The Goosebumps feature film, starring Jack Black, opened at #1 at the box office in 2015. R. L. Stine lives in New York City with his wife, Jane, an editor and publisher.
MFOB FEATURED BOOK: Lizard of Oz (Goosebumps: Most Wanted #10) (to be published September 2016)
When Kate Orton sees a pop-up ad on her computer for an amazing lizard from Australia, she has to have it. The ad says the lizard can change its color to blend in with its surroundings, and it can change its shape. Kate’s parents tell her not to be disappointed if it’s just a plain old lizard. After anxiously checking the mail every day for two weeks, the package finally arrives—but there’s no lizard inside. There’s only an egg with a written warning. Is Kate ready for what’s about to hatch?
MFOB FEATURED BOOK: Young Scrooge: A Very Scary Christmas Story (to be published September 2016)
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.
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