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Publication Order of Goosebumps Books

By: R.L. Stine, Carol Ellis
Welcome to Dead House (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stay Out of the Basement (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Monster Blood (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Say Cheese and Die! (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Let's Get Invisible! (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night of the Living Dummy (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Girl Who Cried Monster (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Welcome to Camp Nightmare (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ghost Next Door (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haunted Mask (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Be Careful What You Wish For... (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Piano Lessons Can Be Murder (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Werewolf of Fever Swamp (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
You Can't Scare Me! (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
One Day at Horrorland (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Why I'm Afraid of Bees (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Monster Blood II (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deep Trouble (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Go Eat Worms! (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ghost Beach (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return of the Mummy (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Phantom of the Auditorium (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Attack of the Mutant (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
My Hairiest Adventure (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Night in Terror Tower (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Cuckoo Clock of Doom (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Monster Blood III (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
It Came from Beneath the Sink! (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night of the Living Dummy II (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Barking Ghost (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Horror at Camp Jellyjam (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Shocker on Shock Street (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haunted Mask II (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Headless Ghost (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Abominable Snowman of Pasadena (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
How I Got My Shrunken Head (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night of the Living Dummy III (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bad Hare Day (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Egg Monsters from Mars (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Beast from the East (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Say Cheese and Die--Again! (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ghost Camp (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
How to Kill a Monster (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Legend of the Lost Legend (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Attack of the Jack-O'-Lanterns (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vampire Breath (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Calling All Creeps! (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beware, the Snowman (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
How I Learned to Fly (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chicken Chicken (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Don't Go To Sleep! (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Blob That Ate Everyone (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Curse of Camp Cold Lake (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
My Best Friend is Invisible (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deep Trouble II (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haunted School (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Werewolf Skin (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
I Live in Your Basement! (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Monster Blood IV (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Give Yourself Goosebumps Books

Escape from the Carnival of Horrors (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tick Tock, You're Dead! (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trapped in Bat Wing Hall (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Deadly Experiments of Dr. Eeek (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night in Werewolf Woods (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beware of the Purple Peanut Butter (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Under the Magician's Spell (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Curse of the Creeping Coffin (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Knight in Screaming Armor (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Diary of a Mad Mummy (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deep in the Jungle of Doom (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Welcome to the Wicked Wax Museum (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scream of the Evil Genie (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Creepy Creations of Professor Shock (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Please Don't Feed the Vampire! (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secret Agent Grandma (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Little Comic Shop of Horrors (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Attack of the Beastly Baby-Sitter (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Escape from Camp Run-For-Your-Life (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Toy Terror: Batteries Included (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Twisted Tale of Tiki Island (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return to the Carnival of Horrors (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Zapped in Space (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lost in Stinkeye Swamp (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shop Till You Drop ... Dead! (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alone in Snakebite Canyon (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Checkout Time at the Dead-End Hotel (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night of a Thousand Claws (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Invaders from the Big Screen (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
You're Plant Food! (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Werewolf of Twisted Tree Lodge (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
It's Only a Nightmare! (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
It Came from the Internet (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Elevator to Nowhere (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hocus-Pocus Horror (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ship of Ghouls (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Escape from Horror House (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Into the Twister of Terror (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scary Birthday to You! (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Zombie School (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Danger Time (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
All-Day Nightmare (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Give Yourself Goosebumps: Special Edition Books

Into the Jaws of Doom (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return to Terror Tower (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trapped in the Circus of Fear (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
One Night in Payne House (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Curse of the Cave Creatures (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Revenge of the Body Squeezers (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trick Or...Trapped! (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Weekend at Poison Lake (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Goosebumps 2000 Books

Cry of the Cat (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bride of the Living Dummy (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Creature Teacher (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Invasion of the Body Squeezers, Part 1 (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Invasion of the Body Squeezers, Part 2 (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
I Am Your Evil Twin (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Revenge R Us (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fright Camp (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Are You Terrified Yet? (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Headless Halloween (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Attack of the Graveyard Ghouls (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Brain Juice (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return to Horrorland (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jekyll and Heidi (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scream School (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mummy Walks (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Werewolf in the Living Room (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Horror of the Black Ring (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return to Ghost Camp (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Be Afraid -- Be Very Afraid! (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haunted Car (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Full Moon Fever (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Slappy's Nightmare (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Earth Geeks Must Go! (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ghost in the Mirror (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Goosebumps Graphix Books

Creepy Creatures (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror Trips (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scary Summer (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Slappy's Tales of Horror (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Goosebumps HorrorLand (First Arc) Books

Revenge of the Living Dummy (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Creep from the Deep (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Monster Blood For Breakfast! (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Scream of the Haunted Mask (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dr. Maniac vs. Robby Schwartz (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who's Your Mummy? (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
My Friends Call Me Monster (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Say Cheese -- And Die Screaming! (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Welcome To Camp Slither (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Help! We Have Strange Powers! (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Escape From Horrorland (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Streets of Panic Park (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Welcome to HorrorLand: A Survivor Guide (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Welcome to Horrorland is a Survival Guide and includes tips for the video game.

Publication Order of Goosebumps HorrorLand (Second Arc) Books

When The Ghost Dog Howls (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Little Shop of Hamsters (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Heads, You Lose! (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Weirdo Halloween (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wizard Of Ooze (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Slappy New Year! (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Horror at Chiller House (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Goosebumps Most Wanted Books

Planet of the Lawn Gnomes (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Son of Slappy (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
How I Met My Monster (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Frankenstein's Dog (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dr. Maniac Will See You Now (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Creature Teacher: Final Exam (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Nightmare on Clown Street (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night of the Puppet People (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Here Comes the Shaggedy (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lizard of Oz (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Goosebumps Most Wanted Special Edition Books

Zombie Halloween (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The 12 Screams of Christmas (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trick or Trap (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haunter (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Goosebumps Special Edition Books

Tales to Give You Goosebumps (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
More Tales to Give You Goosebumps (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Even More Tales to Give You Goosebumps (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Still More Tales to Give You Goosebumps (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
More & More & More Tales to Give You Goosebumps (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Triple Header Book 1: Three Shocking Tales of Terror (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Triple Header Book 2: Three Shocking Tales of Terror (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Slappy, Beware! (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Goosebumps SlappyWorld Books

Slappy Birthday to You (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Attack of the Jack (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
I Am Slappy's Evil Twin (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Please Do Not Feed the Weirdo (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Escape From Shudder Mansion (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ghost of Slappy (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
It's Alive! It's Alive! (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dummy Meets the Mummy! (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Revenge of the Invisible Boy (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Diary of a Dummy (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
They Call Me the Night Howler! (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
My Friend Slappy (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Monster Blood Is Back (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fifth-Grade Zombies (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Judy and the Beast (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Slappy in Dreamland (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Haunting with the Stars (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night of the Squawker (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Friiight Night (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Goosebumps Special Books

Scaredy Caps Special (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Goosebumps The Movie Books

Goosebumps Movie Novel (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Goosebumps The Movie 2 (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Goosebumps: Hall Of Horrors Books

Claws! (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night of the Giant Everything (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Five Masks of Dr. Screem (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Why I Quit Zombie School (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Don't Scream! (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Birthday Party of No Return! (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Goosebumps Presents Books

The Girl Who Cried Monster (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Cuckoo Clock of Doom (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Welcome to Camp Nightmare (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return of the Mummy (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night of the Living Dummy II (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Headless Ghost (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
My Hairiest Adventure (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Be Careful What You Wish For (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Go Eat Worms! (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bad Hare Day (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Let's Get Invisible! (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Attack of the Mutant (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ghost Beach (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
You Can't Scare Me (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Monster Blood (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Attack of the Jack-O'-Lanterns (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Calling All Creeps! (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Novelizations of episodes of the TV series created by R.L. Stine. All books in the series were ghostwritten.

Goosebumps are a series of horror stories for children written by best selling novelist R.L. Stine, starting from 1992. The books portray various teen characters in a series of scary situations. A total of 62 books are available in the series, with several spin off novels published as well following the explosive popularity of the original books. Various Goosebumps novels have been adapted for different mediums, including video games, comic books, a popular television show and a film in 2015 starring Jack Black.

Series Overview:

The books use a combination of horror and humor to explore the world of monsters from the viewpoint of children. Their is no one central protagonist, but rather a roster of young adult and teenage characters grappling with scary situations and homicidal monsters. The stories often unfold in remote corners of the country which are isolated from the rest of the world, such as boarding schools, summer camps, vacation houses or abandoned homes. The protagonists are typically loners or newcomers who find it difficult to fit in. The stories are written in the first person, providing the reader with a running commentary of the protagonist’s thought processes, and often include twist endings. Monsters range from the mythical to the supernatural, or belonging to the genres of science and speculative fiction.

Welcome to the Dead House:

The first novel in the series follows the story of the Benson family. Their desire to move to a new home brings them to Dark Falls, a house that appears to possess an unaccountable sense of menace, characterized by a brooding atmosphere and an inexplicably dark color tone. The house appears to exist in a permanent state of gloom, making for a difficult environment for the family and its children Amanda and Josh, as well as the dog Petey. Amanda notices many strange things about the house, and the children she meets nearby all seem to have a strangely purposeful method of behavior in befriending her and her brother. A nearby cemetery provides a sinister backdrop to disturbing occurrences that take place once they move into the house. The family begins to quickly realize that all is not well, and it is revealed that those who live nearby are dead people formerly belonging to the house, and require a blood sacrifice once a year. It is for the purpose of providing the sacrifice that the Benson Family had been lured to Dark Falls. After learning the truth, Amanda and her brother must find a way to save their family from the undead and from the house, while dealing with the sinister presence of their real estate agent.

Stay Out of the Basement:

The second novel in the series follows a brother and sister duo, Margaret and Casey, as they uncover their father’s plans to create a new kind of plant and human hybrid. The two are the children of a celebrated ex botanist with an obsession with plant experimentation. Initially unaware of his level of obsession, the children are engrossed in their game one day when they observe their father in the distance. Margaret attempts to follow her father into the basement, leading him to raise a hand covered in blood and warn her to stay out of the basement.

When their mother leaves to attend to her sick sister, their father’s behavior becomes increasingly more erratic. He repeatedly warns the children to stay out of the basement and wears a cap at all times, as well eating fertilizer and filling his bed with dirt and worms. It is revealed that he had been performing experiments on himself in order to create the perfect cross between man and plant, but insists that the side effects, such as leaves growing out of his head, are nothing more than a temporary occurrence.
When their father’s behavior becomes increasingly deranged, leading to the possible murder of his boss and the continued absence of their mother, the children are forced to take matters into their own hands and venture into the basement to confront the source of the horror.

Series Discussion:

The Goosebumps series have been praised for their skillful combination of horror and comedy, with relatable protagonists and an engaging style of narration. Murder, violence and depravity very rarely occur in the series, and are believed to be one of the main reasons for their success. The series consistently portrays children overcoming great odds to defeat evil and using their wits to bring about the conclusion. The writing style is simple and unaffected, designed to be understood easily by children of all ages. Certain passages in the stories deal with occult witchcraft and other facets of dark magic that might be considered unsuitable for younger children, but the series rarely delves too deep into those subjects, and quickly returns to the problem solving nature of a crime thriller or a murder mystery.

Several spin off versions of the original series give their own unique twist to the story lines. Several short story anthologies written in the same style of horror comedy were compiled under the title of ‘Tales to Give You Goosebumps’. A similar spin off featured stories with multiple endings that were to be chosen by the reader in the make your own adventure style of narration. The reader is put in place of the protagonist and given a series of choices in the face of horror that determines the fate of the character and the ending of the novel.

Spin off stories that followed the original Goosebumps maintained the humorous tone of those first stories without minimizing the horror aspect of the narrative. Critics have praised the series for delving into the rich mythology of various countries to produce monsters that seem fresh and exciting to young readers. The series is also credited with getting an entire generation of youngsters to start reading again. The readership is split evenly between both genders, with R.L. Stine reporting that the fan letters he receives are sent by both girls and boys. The series has consistently topped favorite books lists chosen by young readers, and enjoys a huge popularity with readers of all ages to this day.

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