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Goosebumps Series

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Goosebumps is a much-loved children’s horror series from the 1990s. The books by RL Stine have sold hundreds of millions of copies since publication of the first Goosebumps book, Welcome to Dead House, in 1992. There are now over 60 Goosebumps books in the original series, now largely out of print, several spin-off Goosebumps series, including the popular Tales to Give you Goosebumps, as well as two movies starring Jack Black as RL Stine. 

Each tale of terror features a different child or children in a scary situation, often with supernatural characters or monsters to contend with. The books are scary but not violent, with plenty of twists and lots of humour too, and so can be enjoyed by thrill-seeking readers aged 8+. The recommended Goosebumps reading level is for Year 4/ 3rd Grade upwards, but plenty of adults and teens also love the books. 

In recent years, Goosebumps has returned to print with some new series including Goosebumps Horrorland which took some of readers’ favourite villains including Slappy the Dummy and the Lawn Gnomes. You can read the books in any order, as each story is a stand-alone.

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All the Goosebumps books in order:

Book 1: Welcome to Dead House (1992)
Book 2: Stay Out of the Basement (1992)
Book 3: Monster Blood (1992)
Book 4: Say Cheese and Die! (1992)
Book 5: The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb (1993)
Book 6: Let’s Get Invisible! (1993) 
Book 7: Night of the Living Dummy (1993)
Book 8: The Girl Who Cried Monster (1993)
Book 9: Welcome to Camp Nightmare (1993)
Book 10: The Ghost Next Door (1993)
Book 11: The Haunted Mask (1993)
Book 12: Be Careful What You Wish For (1993)
Book 13: Piano Lessons Can Be Murder (1993)
Book 14: The Werewolf of Fever Swamp (1993)
Book 15: You Can’t Scare Me! (1994)
Book 16: One Day at HorrorLand (1994)
Book 17: Why I’m Afraid of Bees (1994)
Book 18: Monster Blood II (1994)
Book 19: Deep Trouble  (1994)
Book 20: The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight (1994)
Book 21: Go Eat Worms! (1994)
Book 22: Ghost Beach (1994)
Book 23: Return of the Mummy (1994)
Book 24: Phantom of the Auditorium (1994)
Book 25: Attack of the Mutant (1994)
Book 26: My Hairiest Adventure (1994)
Book 27: A Night in Terror Tower (1995)
Book 28: The Cuckoo Clock of Doom (1995)
Book 29: Monster Blood III (1995)
Book 30: It Came from Beneath the Sink! (1995)
Book 31: Night of the Living Dummy II (1995)
Book 32: The Barking Ghost (1995)
Book 33: The Horror at Camp Jellyjam (1995)
Book 34: Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes (1995)
Book 35: A Shocker on Shock Street (1995)
Book 36: The Haunted Mask II (1995)
Book 37: The Headless Ghost (1995)
Book 38: The Abominable Snowman of Pasadena (1995)
Book 39: How I Got My Shrunken Head (1996)
Book 40: Night of the Living Dummy III (1996)
Book 41: Bad Hare Day (1996)
Book 42: Egg Monsters from Mars (1996)
Book 43: The Beast from the East (1996)
Book 44: Say Cheese and Die - Again! (1996)
Book 45: Ghost Camp (1996)
Book 46: How to Kill a Monster (1996)
Book 47: Legend of the Lost Legend (1996)
Book 48: Attack of the Jack-O’-Lanterns (1996)
Book 49: Vampire Breath (1996)
Book 50: Calling All Creeps! (1996)
Book 51: Beware, the Snowman (1997)
Book 52: How I Learned to Fly (1997)
Book 53: Chicken, Chicken (1997)
Book 54: Don’t Go to Sleep! (1997)
Book 55: The Blob That Ate Everyone! (1997)
Book 56: The Curses of Camp Cold Lake (1997)
Book 57: My Best Friend is Invisible(1997)
Book 58: Deep Trouble II (1997)
Book 59: The Haunted School (1997)
Book 60: Werewolf Skin (1997)
Book 61: I Live in Your Basement! (1997)
Book 62: Monster Blood IV (1997)

Tales to Give You Goosebumps

Book 1: Tales to Give You Goosebumps (1994)
Book 2: More Tales to Give You Goosebumps (1995)
Book 3: Even More Tales to Give you Goosebumps (1996)
Book 4: Still More Tales to Give you Goosebumps (1997)
Book 5: More and More Tales to Give you Goosebumps (1997)
Book 6: More and More and More Tales to Give you Goosebumps (1997)

Give Yourself Goosebumps

Book 1: Escape from the Carnival of Horrors (1995)
Book 2: Tick Tock, You’re Dead! (1995)
Book 3: Trapped in Bat Wing Hall (1995)
Book 4: The Deadly Experiements of Dr. Eeek (1996)
Book 5: Night in Werewolf Woods (1996) 
Book 6: Beware of the Purple Peanut Butter (1996)
Book 7: Under the Magician’s Spell (1996)
Book 8: The Curse of the Creeping Coffin (1996)
Book 9: The Knight in Screaming Armor (1996)
Book 10: Diary of a Mad Mummy (1996)
Book 11: Deep in the Jungle of Doom (1996)
Book 12: Welcome to the Wicked Wax Museum (1996)
Book 13: Scream of the Evil Genie (1997)
Book 14: The Creepy Creatures of Professor Shock (1997)
Book 15: Please Don’t Feed the Vampire! (1997) 
Book 16: Secret Agent Grandma (1997)
Book 17: Little Comic Shop of Horrors (1997)
Book 18: Attack of the Beastly Babysitter (1997) 
Book 19: Escape from Camp Run-For-Your-Life (1997)
Book 20: Toy Terror: Batteries Included (1997)
Book 21: The Twisted Tale of Tiki Island (1997)
Book 22: Return to the Carnival of Horrors (1997)
Book 23: Zapped in Space (1997)
Book 24: Lost in Stinkeye Swamp (1997)
Book 25: Shop Til You Drop...Dead! (1998)
Book 26: Alone in Snakebite Canyon (1998)
Book 27: Checkout Time at the Dead-End Hotel (1998) 
Book 28: Night of a Thousand Claws (1998)
Book 29: Invaders from the Big Screen (1998)
Book 30: You’re Plant Food! (1998)
Book 31: The Werewolf of Twisted Tree Lodge (1998)
Book 32: It’s Only a Nightmare (1998)
Book 33: It Came from the Internet! (1999)
Book 34: Elevator to Nowhere (1999)
Book 35: Hocus-Pocus Horror (1999)
Book 36: Ship of Ghouls (1999)
Book 37: Escape from Horror House (1999)
Book 38: Into the Twister of Terror (1999)
Book 39: Scary Birthday to You (1999)
Book 40: Zombie School (1999)
Book 41: Danger Time (2000)
Book 42: All-Day Nightmare (2000)

Give Yourself Goosebumps - Special Edition
Book 1: Into the Jaws of Doom (1998)
Book 2: Return to Terry Tower (1998)
Book 3: Trapped in the Circus of Fear (1998)
Book 4: One Night in Payne House (1998)
Book 5: The Curse of the Cave Creatures (1999)
Book 6: Revenge of the Body Squeezers (1999)
Book 7: Trick or...Trapped! (1999)
Book 8: Weekend at Poison Lake (1999)

Goosebumps Presents

Book 1: The Girl Who Cried Monster (1996)
Book 2: The Cuckoo Clock of Doom (1996)
Book 3: Welcome to Camp Nightmare (1996)
Book 4: Return of the Mummy (1996)
Book 5: Night of the Living Dummy II (1996)
Book 6: My Hairiest Adventure (1996)
Book 7: The Headless Ghost (1996)
Book 8: Be Careful What You Wish For (1997)
Book 9: Go Eat Worms! (1997)
Book 10: Bad Hare Day (1997)
Book 11: Let’s Get Invisible! (1997)
Book 12: Attack of the Mutant (1997)
Book 13: Ghost Beach (1997)
Book 14: You Can’t Scare Me! (1997)
Book 15: Monster Blood (1997)
Book 16: Attack of the Jack-o’-Lanterns (1997)
Book 17: Calling All Creeps! (1997)
Book 18: Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes (1998)
Book 19: The Blob That Ate Everyone (2015)

Book 1
Book 1

Welcome to Dead House

Amanda and Josh think the old house they have just moved into is weird. Spooky. Possibly haunted. And the town of Dark F... MoreWelcome to Dead House

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Book 2
Book 2

Deep Trouble

Something scary is happening in "Goosebump's Horrorland", the all-new, all-terrifying series by R. L. Stine. Just how sc... MoreDeep Trouble

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Book 3
Book 3

Monster Blood

Something scary is happening in Goosebumps Horrorland, the all-new, all-terrifying series by R. L. Stine. Just how scary... MoreMonster Blood

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Book 4
Book 4

The Haunted Mask

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Book 5
Book 5

Stay Out of the Basement

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Book 6
Book 6

Say Cheese And Die!

Something scary is happening in Goosebumps Horrorland. This is the all-new, all-terrifying series by R. L. Stine. Just h... MoreSay Cheese And Die!

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Book 7
Book 7

The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb

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Book 9
Book 9

Let's Get Invisible!

Soon something scary starts to happen to Max and when he finds a mirror he discovers that it isn't an ordinary mirror - ... MoreLet's Get Invisible!

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Book 10
Book 10

Night of the Living Dummy

  Discover the original bone-chilling adventures that made Goosebumps one of the bestselling children's bo... MoreNight of the Living Dummy

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Book 11
Book 11

The Girl Who Cried Monster

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Book 12
Book 12

Welcome to Camp Nightmare

Welcome to Camp Nightmare It's the little camp of horrors! Next summer you'll stay home ... if you survive! Billy thinks... MoreWelcome to Camp Nightmare

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Book 13
Book 13

The Ghost Next Door

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Book 14
Book 14

Be Careful What You Wish For

Make a Wish Samantha Byrd is a klutz. An accident waiting to happen. She's the laughing stock of the girls basketball te... MoreBe Careful What You Wish For

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Book 15
Book 15

Piano Lessons Can Be Murder

Jerry Hawkins and his parents have just moved into a new house where Jerry finds an old piano in the attic. Jerry's pare... MorePiano Lessons Can Be Murder

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Book 16
Book 16

The Werewolf of Fever Swamp

What Big Teeth You Have! There's something horrible happening in Fever Swamp. Something really horrible.It started with ... MoreThe Werewolf of Fever Swamp

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Book 17
Book 17

You Can't Scare Me!

It's Gonna be a Scream! Courtney is a total show-off. She thinks she's so brave and she's always making Eddie and his fr... MoreYou Can't Scare Me!

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Book 18
Book 18

One Day at Horrorland

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Book 19
Book 19

Why I'm Afraid of Bees

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Book 20
Book 20

Monster Blood II

IT'S BAAACK... Evan Ross can't stop thinking about Monster Blood and what happened last summer. It was so horrible. So t... MoreMonster Blood II

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Book 21
Book 21

The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight

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Book 23
Book 23

Go Eat Worms!

THEY'RE CREEPY AND THEY'RE CRAWLY‑THEY'RE TOTALLY DISGUSTING! Obsessed with worms? That's putting it mildly. Todd is so ... MoreGo Eat Worms!

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Book 24
Book 24

Ghost Beach

Jerry can't wait to explore the dark, spooky old cave he found down by the beach. Then the other kids tell him a story. ... MoreGhost Beach

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Book 25
Book 25

Return of the Mummy

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Book 26
Book 26

Phantom of the Auditorium

LIGHTS...CURTAIN...PHANTOM? Brooke's best friend, Zeke, has just been given the lead role in the school play, [i]The Pha... MorePhantom of the Auditorium

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Book 27
Book 27

Attack of the Mutant

He's no superhero.... He's a supervillain! Skipper Matthews has an awesome comic book collection. His favorite one is ca... MoreAttack of the Mutant

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Book 28
Book 28

My Hairiest Adventure

He's having a really, really bad hair day... Larry Boyd just found the coolest thing in the trash. It's an old bottle of... MoreMy Hairiest Adventure

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Book 29
Book 29

A Night in Terror Tower

All locked up and no place to go! Sue and her brother, Eddie, are visiting London when they run into a little problem. T... MoreA Night in Terror Tower

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Book 30
Book 30

The Cuckoo Clock of Doom

When his father brings home an antique cuckoo clock, Michael is cautioned not to touch it, but he turns back the hands a... MoreThe Cuckoo Clock of Doom

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Book 31
Book 31

Monster Blood III

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Book 32
Book 32

Night of the Living Dummy II

Requesting a new dummy when her old one loses its head, young ventriloquist Amy receives Slappy, a strange, used dummy t... MoreNight of the Living Dummy II

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Book 33
Book 33

The Barking Ghost

Cooper, a nervous newcomer to the town, and his friend Margaret are targeted by two evil dogs who cast a spell to switch... MoreThe Barking Ghost

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Book 34
Book 34

The Horror at Camp Jellyjam

Unable to fit in with the other kids at summer sports camp, Wendy, a non-athletic type, cannot understand what all the h... MoreThe Horror at Camp Jellyjam

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Book 35
Book 35

Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes

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Book 36
Book 36

A Shocker on Shock Street

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Book 37
Book 37

The Haunted Mask 2

JUST CALL HIM PRUNE FACE! Steve Boswell will never forget Carly Beth's Halloween mask. It was so g... MoreThe Haunted Mask 2

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Book 38
Book 38

The Headless Ghost

THEY'VE GOT A REAL HEAD START. Everyone knows about Hill House. It's the biggest tourist attraction in town... MoreThe Headless Ghost

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Book 39
Book 39

How I Got My Shrunken Head

Two Heads Are Better Than One! What has two eyes, a mouth, and wrinkly green skin? Mark's shrunken head. It's a prese... MoreHow I Got My Shrunken Head

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Book 40
Book 40

The Abominable Snowman of Pasadena

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Book 41
Book 41

Night Of The Living Dummy III

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Book 42
Book 42

Bad Hare Day

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Book 43
Book 43

Egg Monsters from Mars

Which came first, the monster or the egg? An egg hunt. That's what Dana Johnson's bratty little sister, Brandy, wants to... MoreEgg Monsters from Mars

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Book 44
Book 44

The Beast from the East

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Book 46
Book 46

Attack Of The Graveyard Ghouls

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Book 47
Book 47

Ghost Camp

Harry and his brother Alex are at Camp Spirit Moon. The jokes the old campers love to play on the new campers are seriou... MoreGhost Camp

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Book 49
Book 49

How to Kill a Monster

Gretchen and Clark are staying with their grandparents, and they're not alone. They've got to kill the swamp monster who... MoreHow to Kill a Monster

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Book 50
Book 50

Legend of the Lost Legend

TALK ABOUT A HORROR STORY... Nobody loves a good story like Justin's dad. He's a famous writer and story collector. That... MoreLegend of the Lost Legend

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Book 51
Book 51

Attack of the Jack-O'-Lanterns

PUMPKIN POWER! Nothing beats Halloween. It's Drew Brockman's favorite holiday. And this year will ... MoreAttack of the Jack-O'-Lanterns

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Book 52
Book 52

Vampire Breath

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Book 53
Book 53

Calling All Creeps!

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Book 54
Book 54

Beware, the Snowman

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Book 55
Book 55

How I Learned to Fly!

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Book 56
Book 56

Chicken Chicken

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Book 57
Book 57

Don't Go to Sleep!

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Book 58
Book 58

The Blob That Ate Everyone

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Book 59
Book 59

The Curse of Camp Cold Lake

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Book 60
Book 60

My Best Friend Is Invisible

Sammy Jacobs interest in ghosts and science fiction takes a turn for the worst when an invisible being inhabits his room... MoreMy Best Friend Is Invisible

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Book 61
Book 61

Deep Trouble II

THE FISH ARE BITING...EVERYONE! Billy Deep and his sister Sheena are spending another summer in the Caribbean on their u... MoreDeep Trouble II

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Book 62
Book 62

The Haunted School

He's hearing voices . . . from another world! Tommy Frazer's dad just got married. Now Tommy's got a new mom. And he's g... MoreThe Haunted School

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Book 63
Book 63

Werewolf Skin

Despite warnings from his aunt and uncle to stay out of the woods and the creepy house next door, photography freak Alex... MoreWerewolf Skin

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Book 64
Book 64

I Live in Your Basement!

"Don't do this! Watch out for that!" Marco's mom thinks the whole world is a danger zone. She won't even let Marco play ... MoreI Live in Your Basement!

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Book 65
Book 65

Monster Blood IV

It's Four Times As Evil!Evan Ross can't forget about Monster Blood -- the evil green slime that never stops growing. It ... MoreMonster Blood IV

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