Dim the lights. Lock the doors. Pull down the shades--and BEWARE It's time to read the favorite scary stories of R.L. Stine, bestselling children's author and master of the spooky tale.
R.L. Stine has gathered a selection of all things scary, and even added two new tales of his own Short stories, fables old and new, comics, and poems. It′s a spine-tingling collection of work by dozens of writers and artists who are famous for hair-raising fun.
Discover a ghastly secret in a retelling of the classic story The Judge′s House, by Bram Stoker. Peek into a Christmas stocking that holds a shocking surprise in a Vault of Horror comic, A Sock for Christmas. Meet an ice-cream man who will chill your blood in Mister Ice Cold by Gahan Wilson.
But first, visit an evil carnival in The Black Ferris, by Ray Bradbury. R.L. Stine says that this story changed his life Be sure to read all the introductions--because R.L. reveals why he picked these stories just for you, and why he finds them the creepiest ... the funniest ... the scariest BEWARE
About the Author
R.L. Stine has more than 400 million English-language books in print, plus international editions in 32 languages, making him one of the most popular children's authors of all time. Besides Goosebumps, he 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, an editor and publisher. The Topps Company, Inc., the originator of Garbage Pail Kids, is the preeminent creator and brand marketer of sports cards, entertainment products, and distinctive confectionary. Check out GPK via social media: #garbagepailkids, facebook.com/GarbagePailKids, garbagepailkids.com. Cover artist Joe Simko and interior illustrator Jeff Zapata are longtime, fan-favorite GPK artists with worldwide followings.
Twelve popular storytellers of the early-twentieth century contributed to this collection published for the Boy Scouts of America. Among the most notable are: Zane Grey, a bestselling author of adventure novels and stories set in the American West; Jack London, a novelist, journalist, and short story writer who wrote powerful works of adventure and science fiction and was a pioneer of literary naturalism; Irvin S. Cobb, an American humorist and editor who contributed to Joseph Pulitzer's New York World; and W.H.H. "Adirondack" Murray, a clergyman and author of books set in Upstate New York's Adirondack Mountains.