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Beware!: R.L. Stine Picks His Favorite Scary Storiesby R L Stine
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Dim the lights. Lock the doors. Pull down the shades -- and BEWARE! It′s time to read R.L. Stine′s favorite scary stories, plus two new tales of his own!
R.L. Stine has gathered a selection of all things scary. Short stories, tales 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! Find out why in his introduction. Be sure to read all the introductions -- because R.L. reveals why he picked these stories for you, why he finds them the creepiest ... the funniest ... the scariest!
From the bestselling children's author comes a collection of eerie works, comprised of not only short stories but also the scariest, creepiest, and funniest poems and cartoons, including two brand-new, spine-tingling tales from Stine himself.
About the Author
R.L. Stine graduated from Rotten School at the top of his class. He had a solid D+ average. His favorite classes at school were Scratching Body Parts and Making Armpit Noises. In sixth grade, R.L. won the school Athletic Award for his performance in the Wedgie Championships. After graduation, R.L. became well known for writing scary book series such as The Nightmare Room, Fear Street, Goosebumps, and Mostly Ghostly, and a short story collection called Beware!Today, R.L. lives in a cage in New York City, where he is busy writing stories about his school days. Says he: "I wish everyone could be a Rotten Student!"
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