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About the Author

R.L. Stine's books have sold more than 300 million copies, making him one of the most popular children's authors in history. Besides Goosebumps, R.L. Stine has written series including: Fear Street, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, The Nightmare Room, and Dangerous Girls. R.L. Stine lives in New York with his wife, Jane, and his King Charles spaniel, Minnie. www.RLStine.com.
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Product Details

  • Age Range: 8 - 12 years
  • Grade Level: 3 - 7
  • Lexile Measure: 370L (What's this?)
  • Series: Goosebumps Hall of Horrors (Book 4)
  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks (October 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0545289327
  • ISBN-13: 978-0545289320
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.5 x 7.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #141,702 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Why is Tim Jacobus R.L. Stine's favorite illustrator? Maybe because they've done so many scary books together. Tim did the cover paintings for more than 80 Goosebumps books, as well as the six amazing Amazon books. Recently, the two of them got together and asked the questions they've always wanted to ask each other...

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TIM (the illustrator) asks R.L. STINE (the author):

TIM: When I illustrate, I can "see" the image in my head before I start to draw. Do you "hear" a story when you write?

R.L.: I hear kids when I write. I try to hear the voice of the boy or girl who is telling the story. I visit schools a lot and talk with kids so I can keep up with what they are saying these days and what real kids sound like. Then I try to hear their voices tell the story as I write it.

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TIM: You've written so many books I can't do the math, but I bet you've used millions of words. What's you favorite word?

R.L.: Someone once got in an elevator with a very witty author named Noel Coward and said, "Say something funny." And Coward said, "Kangaroo." Kangaroo has been a favorite word of mine ever since I heard that story. But as a horror writer, I guess my favorite word is SCREAM!

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TIM: Where is the strangest place you have come up with an idea for a story?

R.L.: An empty movie theater. My wife and I went to see a scary movie in a big, old movie house-- and we were the only ones in the theater. It was kind of creepy. Then about halfway through the movie, I turned around and saw that the back row was filled with people sitting straight and still. Suddenly, I thought-- They are zombies! I'm trapped in a dark zombie theater! And that's where the idea for the book Zombie Town came from.

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TIM: If you couldn't write-- and you possessed all skills-- what would you like to do for a living?

R.L.: I drew comic strips from the time I was in 4th grade, and I always dreamed of being a cartoonist. You can imagine my shock when the other kids told me how bad my art was. They were right. I stunk! I got over my extreme disappointment by starting to write. But if I had the skill, I would love to do what you do, Tim.

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R.L. STINE (the author)asks TIM (the illustrator):

R.L.: If you couldn't be an artist what would you like to be?

TIM: I would like to be a "Snowmaker" at one of the big ski resorts, out west, like Mammoth Mountain in California. You work at night when everyone goes home. Set up the snow guns, cover the slopes, and groom them with the Sno-Cat track machine. It's kinda like a snow tank! Then, you get to ski for free! I love that snow!

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R.L.: When we were kids, my brother and I used to go to a horror movie every Saturday. We loved them all. The covers on our six Amazon books look like movie posters to me. Were you also influenced by horror movies? If so, which ones?

TIM: I was a complete "chicken" as a kid. I couldn't sit through any horror movie. The first scary movie I saw was on TV. It isn't really a horror movie. It was the Hunchback of Notre Dame-- the black-and-white version with Charles Laughton. That movie freaked me out! The mutant, Quasimodo, was something that REALLY could exist. Black-and-white movies, black-and-white photos--they all seem more "real" than full color to me.

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R.L.: You have painted so many great covers. I think your scariest Goosebumps cover was for The Barking Ghost. And the black cat on The 13th Warning is really creepy. Do you have a favorite cover? Is it a scary one or a funny one?

TIM: It's hard to pick a favorite. But you gotta love the blue bathroom blobs in Monster Blood IV. That one is a little creepy and WAY funny. For just outright scary, I love the ticket taker in Zombie Town!

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R.L.: What was the weirdest thing someone ever asked you to draw?

TIM: Oh, I have drawn a lot of weird stuff. One time, I had to paint a pimple! You know... acne! It was a medical illustration. Gross. When I first started illustrating, I painted pictures of food. My food illustrations were used in the Sunday newspaper for the local supermarket. I painted every food you can imagine. I can draw a pretty mean potato!

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A Kid's Review on October 28, 2011
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It is a scary book. it is the newest r.l. Stine book. it is different from other goosebumps book because r.l. Stine never made a book about zombies. i recommend you get this book
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A Kid's Review on October 28, 2011
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It is a scary book. it is the newest r.l. Stine book. it is different from other goosebumps book because r.l. Stine never made a book about zombies. i recommend you get this book
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I bought this for my 12 year old grandson and he loved it. He reads all the goosebumps books that he can find. These books are good because they make him read a lot.
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By srpeo on April 10, 2013
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I really loved this book with the suspense and the action. There was just so much amazing content! I love that twisty in the end with Dracula Middle School "spoiler alert"
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so far this is one of my favorite goosebumps books and I think you will be happy you bought it. I am.
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My son has to read so many books for school, and he HATES reading. He's 10 years old in 4th grade. So, I had him look on Amazon with me to pick out a book or two to try. I remember the goosebumps tv show when I was a kid, so when he pointed to the Goosebumps books, I thought this would be a great idea.

He read the book nonstop in 2 days flat and passed his test on it at school! I can't tell you how good the plot is or anything because I didn't read it myself, but if you have a young boy who you can't get to read. The Goosebump series might be the answer.
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It is truly terrifying and when the character (which I shall not name) is put to the final test of zombiness who knows if he survives. This is a great book and the series is so awesome! I have read many of R.L.Stine's books and if you are into horror this series is definitely right for you. I give this book a five star rating because it deserves it. Terrifyingly terrific for boys and ghouls
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excellent
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