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)
|Sun, Mar 10, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Signing Area - Children (following presentation)
Nidhi Chanani is a freelance illustrator, cartoonist and writer. Born in Calcutta and raised in suburban Southern California, she creates because it makes her happy—with the hope that it can make others happy too....
As a professional musician, Matt McMann played an NFL stadium, a cruise ship and the International Twins Convention. Now he writes the kind of spooky mystery-adventure books he loved as a kid, including the "Monsterious" series....
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....