Monday, October 13, 2014

Get Ready for a Spooktacular Halloween with R.L. Stine and These Upcoming "Goosebumps" Events!

Ghouls and boys of all ages can celebrate Halloween with a host of frighteningly fun new Goosebumps™ activities and events!

“Trick or Tweet”: On October 30 from 2-3:30pm EST, R.L. Stine will be "trick or tweeting" with fans through social media in a can’t-miss live chat. Stine will share jokes, trivia, videos and images, plus answer questions from participants, who will also have a chance to win collectible Goosebumps prizes. Creatures from coast-to-coast can join in the conversation by using #31DaysofGoosebumps to post on the Scholastic accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Instagram, or via the Goosebumps Facebook page and newly launched Goosebumps Tumblr, Twitter and Instagram feeds. It’s sure to be a scream!

Online: Fans can visit the interactive new mobile-friendly Goosebumps website,, to play engaging games and activities such as “Monster Blood” and “Which Monster Are You?”; check out the author events calendar and news spotlight; discuss all things Goosebumps in a community forum; and review a full list of books and TV episodes, so they’ll be sure never to miss a new title or show!

In New York City: R.L. Stine himself will treat kids and families to a Halloween-themed afternoon, as he reads and signs some of the best-loved Goosebumps books at The Scholastic Store on Saturday, October 18, at 2pm EST! And things will get even spookier in Times Square, when R.L. Stine and Scholastic Media President Deborah Forte ring the bell for the close of the NASDAQ stock market on Halloween, Friday, October 31, at 4pm EST.

With a New Book: Young monsters can sink their teeth into 12 Screams of Christmas, a special edition book and the latest title in the Goosebumps: Most Wanted series that follows the brand’s most infamous characters!

Through iTunes and Netflix: Families can now catch all 74 edge-of-your-seat Goosebumps episodes on iTunes and Netflix, this Halloween and anytime!

On TV: Kids can tune in to the Goosebumps TV series for ghastly laughs on The Hub Network! The thrills-filled Goosebumps TV series, based on the popular Scholastic books written by R.L. Stine, follows the stories of children who find themselves in extraordinary situations, serving up plenty of humor and safe scares.

In Theaters: The much-anticipated Goosebumps feature film, starring Jack Black, will be released from Sony Pictures Entertainment in August 2015. The movie is produced by Deborah Forte and Neal H. Moritz.


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