Goosebumps

 


 

AT–A–GLANCE
What is it?

A best-selling worldwide brand, based on the book series by R. L. Stine, that debuted as a monthly book series from Scholastic in 1992.

Who’s it for?

Kids ages 8–12

VISIT THE SITES

scholastic.com/goosebumps
Goosebumps Facebook page r.l.stine.com
On Twitter: @rlstine

More Information

Books/Author Interviews
Tracy van Straaten
tvanstraaten@scholastic.com
(212) 389-3782

For information on the brand, television show and consumer products:
Goodman Media
(212) 212-576-2700
Meghan Newton
mnewton@goodmanmedia.com

 


 


“R.L. Stine rode a wave of kid popularity, partly fueled by the fledgling Internet, to become perhaps the best-selling children’s author of the 20th century.”

Stephen King
Entertainment Weekly, August 17, 2007

 


 

Press Releases

Scholastic Gets Goosebmps™ for R.L. Stine's Spooky Social Media Takeover
October 30, 2013

Netflix Announces Top Rated, Award-Winning Scholastic Television Shows now Available as Kids Go Back to School
August 15, 2013

Trick or Read! Scholastic Celebrates Twenty Terrifically Terrifying Years of Goosebumps & the Safe Scare
October 1, 2012

Trick or Tweet! Goosebumps Author R.L. Stine Takes Over Scholastic’s Social Media for Halloween Frightfest!
October 19, 2011

Scholastic Media Announces Terrifically Terrifying "Goosebumps" Campaign This Halloween
September 28, 2011

Try Not To Scream As Two Thrilling All-New Goosebumps® Adventures, Attack of the Mutant & Ghost Beach, Arrive On DVD September 13
August 11, 2011

Scholastic Media Announces Spookily Spectacular Media and Marketing Campaign for "Goosebumps" This Halloween
September 27, 2010

Scholastic Media Announces Eerily Extensive Media and Marketing Campaign for GOOSEBUMPS This Halloween
October 12, 2009

Press Coverage

  • EntertainmentWeekly.com Author R.L. Stine on His Summer Book Recommendations (August 3, 2012)
  • Reuters R.L. Stine Scares Boys and Girls, Just a Bit (August 2, 2012)
  • Newsweek Goosebumps Creator R.L. Stine on 20th Anniversary Series" (July 30, 2012)
  • Atlantic Wire R.L. Stine Has Been Giving Us Goosebumps for 20 Years (July 19, 2012)
  • Time.com R. L. Stine profiled in "What Scares the People Who Scare Us?" (October 31, 2011)
  • Parade Magazine "Personality Parade" feature (October 30, 2011)
  • Time.com "140 Best Twitter Feeds" includes R. L. Stine in the author category (March 28, 2011)  

Overview

Goosebumps is one of the best-selling children’s series of all-time – with more than 350 million English language books in print, plus international editions in 32 languages.A global megabrand, the Goosebumps television show airs on The Hub in the United States and is available for download on iTunes and streaming on Netflix. The official website is www.scholastic.com/goosebumps

Books

In July 1992, Scholastic introduced a monthly book series by R.L. Stine called Goosebumps with Goosebumps: Welcome to the Dead House. Twenty years later, Goosebumps is now 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—selling at the phenomenal rate of four million books per month in the mid-1990s. The Goosebumps series made R.L. Stine a worldwide publishing celebrity (and Jeopardy answer), and Goosebumps was named the world's bestselling book series of all time in the 2003 Guinness Book of World Records.

For more about the author and the series, check out these PDFs: Questions and Answers with R.L. Stine Stine-Tingling Facts.

Audio

Goosebumps HorrorLand Audiobooks #1–#12 are available in stores, on Playaway, and for download at iTunes, Audible.com, and in libraries at Overdrive.com.

Interactive

The Goosebumps HorrorLand video game is available for Nintendo Wii™ & DS™ as well as Playstation®

Television

The award-winning television series, which told the spookily outrageous and funny tales of ordinary kids who find themselves in extraordinary and scary situations, originally aired on Fox Kids and now airs on The Hub TV network in the United States; the show is also available on Netflix and iTunes. The television series has won numerous awards.

DVD/Home Video

DVDs of the award winning television series are available from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Feature Film

Sony Columbia Tri-Star acquired rights to turn the Goosebumps book series into a feature film. The film will be produced by Deborah Forte and Neal H. Moritz.

Multimedia

Video Game Trailer 16 MB .mov
Television Commercials for DVD/Home Video 10 MB .mov
Audio Clip from Goosebumps HorrorLand #1: Revenge of the Living Dummy 5 MB .mp3

Image Downloads

Click an image for a hi-res version

Logos

Goosebumps
Color logo

Goosebumps
Splatter logo


DVDs

 


Goosebumps: Beneath the Sink


Goosebumps: Living Dummy


Goosebumps: Say Cheese

 

Book Covers

 

Goosebumps Wanted

Goosebumps Wanted: The Haunted Mask
Published July 2012

Goosebumps Most Wanted: Planet of the Lawn Gnomes
Published October 2012

Goosebumps Most Wanted #2: Son of Slappy
Published January 2013

Goosebumps Most Wanted #3: How I Met My Monster
Published April 2013

Goosebumps Most Wanted #4: Frankenstein's Dog
Published August 2013

Goosebumps Most Wanted #5: Dr. Maniac Will See You Now
Published October 2013

Goosebumps Most Wanted #6: Creature Teacher: The Final Exam
Published February 2014

Goosebumps Most Wanted Special Edition #1: Zombie Halloween

Published June 2014

 

Goosebumps Hall of Horrors

Goosebumps HorrorLand: Hall of Horrors #1: Claws!
Published March 2011

Goosebumps HorrorLand: Hall of Horrors #2: Night of the Giant Everything
Published May 2011

Goosebumps HorrorLand: Hall of Horrors #3: Special Edition: The Five Masks of Dr. Screem
Published July 2011

Goosebumps HorrorLand: Hall of Horrors #4: Why I Quit Zombie School
Published October 2011

Goosebumps HorrorLand: Hall of Horrors #5: Don't Scream!
Published January 2012

Goosebumps HorrorLand: Hall of Horrors #6: The Birthday Party of No Return
Published April 2012

 

Goosebumps HorrorLand

Goosebumps HorrorLand #1: Revenge of the Living Dummy
Published April 2008 (audiobook August 2008)

Goosebumps HorrorLand #2: Creep from the Deep
Published April 2008 (audiobook September 2008)

Goosebumps HorrorLand #3: Monster Blood for Breakfast

Published June 2008

Goosebumps HorrorLand #4: The Scream of the Haunted Mask
Published August 2008

Goosebumps HorrorLand #5: Dr. Maniac vs. Robby Schwartz
Published October 2008

Goosebumps HorrorLand #6: Who’s Your Mummy?
Published January 2009

Goosebumps HorrorLand #7: My Friends Call Me Monster
Published January 2009

Goosebumps HorrorLand #8: Say Cheese—And Die Screaming!
Published March 2009

Goosebumps HorrorLand #9: Welcome to Camp Slither
Published April 15, 2009

Goosebumps HorrorLand #10: Help! We Have Strange Powers!
Published April 15, 2009

Goosebumps HorrorLand #11: Escape from HorrorLand
Published June 2009

Goosebumps HorrorLand #12: Streets of Panic Park
Published July 2009

Goosebumps HorrorLand #13: When the Ghost Dog Howls
Published January 2010

Goosebumps HorrorLand #14: Little Shop of Hamsters
Published March 2010

Goosebumps HorrorLand #15: Heads, You Lose
Published May 2010

Goosebumps HorrorLand #16: Weirdo Halloween: Special Edition
Published July 2010

Goosebumps HorrorLand #17: The Wizard of Ooze
Published September 2010

Goosebumps HorrorLand #18: Slappy New Year
Published November 2010

Goosebumps HorrorLand #19: The Horror at Chiller House
Published January 2011

 

Goosebumps Classics

Goosebumps Classics #1: Night of the Living Dummy

Goosebumps Classics #2: Deep Trouble

Goosebumps Classics #3: Monster Blood

 
Video Game Cover

Video Game
Available for the Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and Playstation®2

Author PHOTO

Author R.L. Stine
R.L. Stine. Photo credit: Dan Nelken