Tucson Festival of Books

R. L. Stine (he/him/his)



Dan Nelken

Sara C. Cohen

R.L. Stine is the creator of the best-selling "Goosebumps" series, which has more than 400 million copies in print worldwide and celebrated 30 years in 2022. "Goosebumps" is one of the best-selling children's series of all-time and inspired a popular television show, as well as a feature film starring Jack Black that opened at #1 at the box office. His other popular children's books include the Fear Street series, "Mostly Ghostly," "The Nightmare Room" and "Rotten School," and his picture books with Marc Brown: "The Little Shop of Monsters," "Mary McScary" and "Why Did the Monster Cross the Road?" R.L. Stine lives in New York City.

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Awards: Tucson Festival of Books Founder's Award


Scheduled events:
An Invitation by R.L. Stine to the House of Shivers
R.L. Stine introduces his new series, The House of Shivers, and shares his journey of authoring scary books for children.

Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: R. L. Stine
Moderator: Magdalena Castillo-Cockrum
Why Kids Love Spooky Stories
So why do kids love spooky stories? Three middle grade authors share their new books and talk about why spooky stories are good for kids. R.L. Stine is the king of spooky books, starting with the Goosebumps and Fear Street books. Matt McMann's new Monsterious series combines mysteries and monsters, while Nidhi Chanani creates a graphic novel world in which a monster lives below her grandmother's boba shop.

Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Nidhi Chanani, Matt McMann, R. L. Stine
Moderator: Loren Reyes

Books:
Scariest. Book. Ever. (Goosebumps House of Shivers #1)
Children
Scholastic, Incorporated
September 2023
ISBN 9781339014982
160 pages
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Goblin Monday (Goosebumps House of Shivers #2)
Children
Scholastic, Incorporated
March 2024
ISBN 9781338752250
160 pages