Children of the 90s (and let’s be honest, children now) may fondly remember the chills and thrills that R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps series provides. Mostly fun, and just a little bit scary, these books kept young readers up at night with tales of nightmare sleepaway camps, mummies brought back from the dad, and deadly piano lessons.
Having gone through various iterations and republication, such as the movie starring Jack Black, Goosebumps has returned for another generation in the form of a Disney+ series. But if you want some of the original and best Goosebumps, look no further than these 6 classics of children’s horror literature, which are also just as fun to revisit as an adult.
Masks are scary, but at the end of a solid night of trick or treating, you get to take them off. Unless you’re the main character of The Haunted Mask, where you have a mask that symbiotically pairs with its host body and just doesn’t come off.
This book, not in the mainline Goosebumps series, but part of the Give Yourself Goosebumps line of “choose your own adventure”-style books, brings readers back to Horroland-like carnival to play deadly games and or risk limbs at the Reptile Petting Zoo.
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