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Chillogy

The first-ever GOOSEBUMPS mini-series revolves around a toy antique model town, which mysteriously draws children in, turning their personalities into strange versions of their former selves and their dreams into nightmares. Jessica, Matthew, and Todd, all lured by an eerie character named "Karl," are transported to a world where things are never what they appear to be. Each knows that they must ultimately destroy the town before others become victims of its charms?!

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Scary House

The House of No Return: Chris Wakely is new kid in town and the perfect candidate for The Danger Club, a club for brave people. But to become a member, Chris has to spend an entire hour alone in the spookiest, most haunted house in the neighborhood! Chris won't be totally alone, however; the evil ghosts will keep him company. The Haunted House Game: When Nadine Platt and her friend, Jonathan Hall, find a box for "The Haunted House Game" in the closet of a big, creepy old house, they soon realize that it's not just another Monopoly. They open the box and find themselves inside the game – surrounded by hideous-looking ghouls, terrifying ghosts, and eerie voices. But will they ever find their way out...

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The Ghost Next Door

There's a strange new kid on the block.... Hannahs neighborhood has just gotten a little—weird. Ever since that new boy moved in next door. But when did he move in? Wasn't the house empty when Hannah went to sleep the night before? Why does it still look so deserted? She's not getting any answers from her new neighbor. He just keeps disappearing in the oddest ways. And he's so pale.... Is Hannah being haunted by...the ghost next door???

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Cry of the Cat

In the light of the full moon, I saw the cat sprawled on its back, its head twisted to one side, its four paws straight up in the air. Even from my bedroom window high above the ground, I recognized the cat. The cat named Rip. And I knew without going down there that I had killed it again. Killed it for a third time.

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Perfect School

So, Brian O’Connor likes to play practical jokes on his little brother, Riley. Don’t all big brothers do that? And, maybe he doesn’t clean his room or make his bed often enough to please his parents, either. But that’s no reason to send him away to boarding school, is it? Argh! Brians’ parents just won’t settle for anything less than perfect, so they sent him away to the “Perfect School.” The grounds are pristine, the hallways are spotless, and the students that graduate really are perfect. Maybe a little too perfect...

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Deep Trouble

Billy and his sister, Sheena, are visiting their uncle Dr. Deep on a tiny Caribbean island. It’s the perfect place to go exploring under water…and Billy’s ready for an adventure. There’s only one rule to remember: stay away from the coral reefs. Still, the reefs are so beautiful. So peaceful. Billy can’t resist. But he’s not alone in the water. Something’s lurking deep below the surface. Something dark and scaly. Something that’s half-human, half-fish...

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A Shocker on Shock Street

Erin Wright and her friend Mary love the Shocker on Shock Street horror moves and all of the gruesome, lifelike movie monsters that Erin’s dad creates for the Shocker Movie Studios. But when Erin’s dad invited the kids to ride the new Shocker Studio’s Tour Ride, the terrifying movie creatures become more life-like than ever…and real life suddenly seems a lot scarier than the big screen.

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My Best Friend Is Invisible

Sam Jacobs would’ve been happy to do his term paper about photosynthesis, but his fearless friend, Roxanne Johnson, insisted on doing it on the ghosts at Hedge House, the spookiest, most terrifying house in town. His experience at Hedge House is ghoulish enough. But when Sam leaves the haunted old house to head back home, he suddenly realizes he’s not alone...

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It Came From Beneath the Sink

It Came From Beneath the Sink: Kat finds a strange sponge under the kitchen sink at her new house, a sponge that has eyes and fangs, that makes bad, unlucky things happen whenever it’s around. When Kat, Daniel, and Daniel’s friend Carlos get rid of the sponge, they learn from research that whoever finds the sponge and gets rid of it, will die... Strained Peas: Nicholas has a new baby sister, Grace. But one day she makes a message that says “only me” with her blocks and Nicholas realizes that Grace is no normal baby. She wants to be an only child and she’ll do anything to get rid of him…

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Night of the Living Dummy

Night of the Living Dummy II: Amy Kramer’s ventriloquist dummy, Dennis, keeps losing his head, literally and when her dad brings her a new dummy called Slappy, a series of strange pranks begin to happen. Amy soon begins to realize the truth about Slappy, though no one will believe her, and it may be too late… Bride of the Living Dummy: Katie, Harrison, Jillian, and Katie’s annoying doll Mary-Ellen see a show with the famous ventriloquist Jimmie O’ James and his dummy, Slappy. While at the show, Slappy falls in love with Katie’s doll and one day Slappy shows up in a box addressed to Jillian. Now strange things are happening around the house...

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Say Cheese and Die

Say Cheese and Die: Greg Banks, and his friends, Doug, and Shari, decide to sneak into the old Coffman house. While exploring, Greg stumbles onto a hidden cabinet with a rather large and odd camera inside and decides to take a picture. Greg soon begins to realize, this camera takes pictures of the future and causes bad things to happen... Say Cheese and Die… Again: Greg's English teacher, Mr. Saur, is a real grouch. He just gave Greg a big fat "F" on his oral report about the camera he found last summer. He didn’t believe the stories about the pictures it took and the evil things that happened. Now Greg has dug up the camera and bad things are happening, really bad things…Just like the first time.

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How I Got My Shrunken Head

In a heart-racing romp through the jungles of the remote island of Baladora, "How I Got My Shrunken Head" tells the story of Mark Rowe, 13-year-old aficionado of everything "jungle." When Mark receives a hideous shrunken head as a gift from his eccentric Aunt Benna, an island researcher, he becomes terrified and plagued with strange and awful dreams. Things get even weirder when Aunt Benna invites Mark for a two-week visit to the island...tropical home of his new and horrifying shrunken head!

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Goosebumps: One Day at Horrorland

One Day at Horrorland: On their way to Zoo Gardens Theme Park, the Morris family stumbles upon another amusement park, Horrorland. It seems like a pretty cool place – no crowds, no lines, and free admission! But the Morris family is about to discover that Horrorland has some very scary attractions… Welcome to Camp Nightmare: The summer camp of Billy’s dreams is turning out to be a total nightmare. The food stinks. The counselors are weird. And why are Billy’s fellow campers disappearing one bye one? Billy’s determined to find out what’s going on – before it’s too late.

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Goosebumps: Monster Blood

Monster Blood I: During a stay at his weird Aunt Kathryn’s, Evan is forbidden to enter one of her upstairs rooms. He just has to find out what’s behind that door! But when he decides to take a peek, Evan finds more than he bargained for: an old, dusty can of “Monster Blood” that’s green and slimy and starting to grow! More Monster Blood: As he flies off to meet his parents in Atlanta, Evan thinks he’s finally rid of Monster Blood, the green slimy stuff with a monstrous appetite that he found while snooping around his weird Aunt Kathryn’s house. But he’s in for the ride of his life when he discovers Monster Blood board on his plane! How to Kill a Monster: Gretchen and Clark go to visit their forgetful grandparents, who forget to warn them that there’s a monster locked upstairs! The Girl Who Cried Monster: After telling monster stories, Lucy actually sees a real monster – Mr. Mortman the librarian – and her parents have invited him to dinner!

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Goosebumps: Night in Terror Tower

A Night In Terror Tower (1 hour special): Sue and her brother, Eddie, on vacation in London, take a tour of Terror Tower, a scary prison and torture chamber from medieval times. The guide tells the group a horrifying tale of a young prince and princess sentenced to execution in the Tower in the 15th century. Then strange things begin to happen: Sue and Eddie are the only ones to notice the ghoulish wax figures moving as if they were real. . . and ghostly images call out warnings to them. Suddenly, Eddie and Sue find themselves separated from the group! Who is that spooky guide dressed in black? What kind of strange, old English money has suddenly replaced their own? And why can’t Eddie and Sue remember their last name--or where their parents are? These questions haunt them as they travel back in time to the middle ages--trying to escape the fate meant for the young prince and princess in the evil Terror Tower. Stay Out of the Basement: Margaret is worried about her father. He’s not acting normal. He spends all of this time locked in the basement, testing plants. When her Mom goes out of town, Margaret’s worry turns to fear, and she and her brother discover the root of the problem…

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The Cuckoo Clock of Doom

Michael Webster's life is pretty good, except for one tiny detail: Tara. Tara is Michael's bratty, obnoxious, impossible little sister. She gets Michael into trouble with their parents, embarrasses him in front of his friends, and is always playing mean tricks on him. Michael has had it! So when Dad comes home with an eerie old cuckoo clock and tells Tara not to touch it, Michael sees his chance to get even. What Michael doesn't realize is that the cuckoo clock has mysterious powers of its own, and his little prank is about to set back the hands of time ... forever!

Click

Seth Gold's favorite hobby is channel-surfing. He loves to sit for hours on the couch with the remote control and just click, click, click. But when Seth receives the sleek, futuristic-looking remote control he ordered, he soon finds that clicking isn't so much fun anymore. When Seth points the remote at his annoying little sister and hits the pause button, she's frozen solid. Suddenly, Seth realizes that this remote controls more than just the TV.

The Ghost Next Door

There's a strange new kid on the block.... Hannah’s neighborhood has just gotten a little—weird. Ever since that new boy moved in next door. But when did he move in? Wasn't the house empty when Hannah went to sleep the night before? Why does it still look so deserted? She's not getting any answers from her new neighbor. He just keeps disappearing in the oddest ways. And he's so pale.... Is Hannah being haunted by...the ghost next door???

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Phantom of the Auditorium

When Brooke gets the lead in a school play about a Phantom, she is thrilled ... until the nightmares begin. At school there is talk of a real Phantom who has haunted the auditorium for years. Brooke tries to laugh it off. But when haunting messages appear on set, a trap door is discovered on stage, and a piece of scenery comes crashing down, it's no joke. Is Zeke, her best friend, up to his foolish pranks again? Or is Brooke's jealous understudy, Tina, up to no good? Maybe the answer lies beneath the stage, through the trap door, and at the end of the tunnel.

It Came From Beneath The Sink

There's something creepy lurking beneath the kitchen sink ... It may look like a regular sponge, and even feel like a regular sponge, but it is no ordinary sponge--it's alive! When Kat discovers it in her new house, life becomes a "grueling" experience. Ever since the sponge turned up, everything seems to be going wrong. Kat's luck seems to be going from bad to worse. If she can just get rid of this bad sponge for good that would be great ... but this is one sponge that's hard to rub out.

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My Hairiest Adventure

Larry Boyd is having a bad day. He's been chased by dogs, his band sounds pathetic, and his allergies seem to be getting worse. It's not just a bad day, it's a bad hair day ... suddenly he’s growing thick, long hair on his arms and legs. Even more troubling, his friends seem to be disappearing. Larry knows they never should have used that old bottle of Instant-Tan … could that have something to do with these strange occurrences? Can Hairy Larry get to the bottom of this before he ends up like the rest of his friends ... hair one day, gone tomorrow?

Strained Peas

Nicholas Morgan really wants to be a good brother to his new baby sister, Grace, but ever since his mom brought her home from the hospital, the little "bundle of joy" has been a real nightmare! She screams like a banshee, she's a baby spit factory, and now, she wants to be the only kid in the family. Grace may have everyone else fooled with her innocent baby act, but Nicholas knows a little monster when he sees one.

Let's Get Invisible

Max and Noah discover a secret room in the attic with a mysterious mirror--a mirror with the power to make them invisible! When Max, Noah and their friends start experimenting with the mirror's power, they begin disappearing for longer and longer periods and find it's not so easy to come back. The spooky mirror is definitely not what it appears--or disappears--to be...

Go Eat Worms!

Todd Bastrow is obsessed with worms. He loves to carry them around and torture his sister with them, dropping them into her long hair. That is, until Todd's worms start playing tricks on their own. Suddenly, worms are making appearances in the most unlikely places--in his bed, in his homework, and--worst of all--in his spaghetti! It's enough to make you squirm!

Ghost Beach

Jerry's thrilled by the prospect of exploring the dark, spooky old cave he discovered down by the beach--until he learns there's a 300-year-old ghost living inside it! The other kids say the ghost comes out when the moon is full and haunts the beach with its ghastly groans and eerie whispers. But Jerry knows this isn't just another ghost story ... or is it?

The Headless Ghost

Duane and Stephanie love exploring Hill House, the most popular tourist attraction in town. It's dark and scary, and haunted, they say, by the 100-year-old ghost of a 13-year-old boy. A boy who lost his head! Duane and Stephanie have to help him find his head--or else he's going to have to borrow one of theirs!!

Attack of the Jack-0-Lanterns

Drew and Walker are dreading this Halloween, because every year Lee and Tabby play some mean trick on them. But this year will be different! Drew and Walker's old friends, twins Shane and Shauna, are coming for a visit and the four of them have devised a spooky plan sure to terrify Lee and Tabby. But this time, everyone's in for a scary Halloween surprise!

Calling All Creeps

Ricky Beamer is the class loser--make that the school loser. Ricky's tired of Tasha's constant teasing, and Brenda, Wart, Jared, and David's bullying. So he takes out a personal ad in the school newspaper--"Calling All Creeps"--giving Tasha's phone number. But it looks like Ricky's lost again, when he gets the creepy midnight calls!

My Best Friend is Invisible

Sam Jacobs would've been happy to do his term paper about photosynthesis, but his fearless friend, Roxanne Johnson, insisted on doing it on the ghosts at Hedge House, the spookiest, most terrifying house in town. His experience at Hedge House is ghoulish enough. But when Sam leaves the haunted old house to head back home, he suddenly realizes he's not alone.

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Welcome to Camp Nightmare

The summer camp of Billy's dreams is turning out to be a total nightmare. The food stinks. The counselors are weird. And who or what is this vicious beast everyone calls "Sabre?" Things are getting worse by the minute! So why doesn't Uncle Al, the camp director, seem worried? Does the mystery of the Forbidden Bunk have something to do with Billy's fellow campers disappearing one by one? Either way Billy has had it! He is determined to find out what is going on before it’s too late.

Stay Out of the Basement

Margaret is really worried about her father. Ever since he lost his job, he spends all of his time locked in the basement. What is going on down there? He is just doing a little plant testing ... harmless really. When Dad does come up for air, he acts strange and is only getting stranger. In fact, he's not acting like himself at all. All he ever says is "stay out of the basement!" So when her Mom goes out of town, Margaret's worry turns to fear ... especially when she and her brother discover the root of the problem.

The Perfect School

So maybe Brian O'Connor does like to play practical jokes on his little brother, Riley. And maybe he doesn't clean his room or make his bed often enough to please his parents, but that's no reason to send him away to boarding school, is it? Brian's parents just won't settle for anything less than perfect, so they send him away to "The Perfect School." The grounds are pristine, the hallways are spotless, and the students that graduate really are perfect. Maybe a little too perfect!

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The Haunted Mask

Steve and Chuck are always doing mean things to scare Carly Beth. Whether it's in the cafeteria or the classroom, they constantly humiliate her in public. These boys are really mean. Sabrina says it's Carly Beth's own fault because she's so "scareable." Well, not this Halloween. It will be such a treat when the trick's on them! Carly Beth will terrify everyone with the amazingly life-like horror mask she got from the creepy man at the novelty store. He warned her not to take the mask, but Carly Beth is determined to shed her old image. Only, what will she do when it turns out the mask has a life of its own?

The Haunted Mask II

Carly Beth Caldwell learned her lesson from the hideous mask she used to scare Steve Boswell last Halloween. Too bad Steve didn't learn his! This year, he's determined to have the scariest costume on the block. He goes to the same spooky store where Carly Beth got her mask and finds one that looks like an evil old man with stringy, white hair and a wrinkled face. Steve may have the scariest mask in town, but suddenly he's feeling kind of old, very tired, and sort of evil ...

Night of the Living Dummy III

Trina O'Dell's dad used to have a ventriloquist act. Now he stores all his old dummies in the attic. He calls it his Dummy Museum. Trina and her brother Dan think dad's dummies are pretty cool. Until one day they notice one of the dummy's hands is warm, humanly warm! Then they hear eerie voices coming from the attic. Could the dummies be leading lives of their own?

Vampire Breath

While their parents are out, Freddy and Cara Renfield discover a secret door in their house. The mysterious door leads to an underground cavern ... and the most unbelievable night of their lives. Turns out the Renfields have a bat problem--a vampire bat problem!

Monster Blood

During a stay at his weird Aunt Kathryn's, Evan is forbidden to enter one of her upstairs rooms. He just has to find out what's behind that door! But when he decides to take a peek, Evan finds more than he bargained for: an old, dusty can of "Monster Blood" that's green and slimy and starting to grow!

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More Monster Blood

As he flies off to meet his parents in Atlanta, Evan thinks he's finally rid of Monster Blood, the green slimy stuff with a monstrous appetite that he found while snooping around his weird Aunt Kathryn's house. But he's in for the ride of his life when he discovers Monster Blood aboard his plane!

You Can't Scare Me!

Courtney, a total show-off, isn't scared of anything--not snakes, not tarantulas, and especially not Eddie and Hat! She always manages to make them look like losers when they're trying their best to scare her. But Eddie and Hat have dreamed up the perfect scare once and for all. They're going to lure Courtney to Muddy Creek and convince her that Mud Monsters are real--and really scary. But it may be Eddie and Hat who are ghouled!

Don't Go To Sleep

Matt Amsterdam is sick of being the youngest in his family. His 15-year-old sister, Pam, gets to have her own phone, his 17-year-old brother, Greg, gets to stay out late, and 12-year-old Matt gets to do nothing! That is until the night he falls asleep in the attic. When he wakes up, he finds that things are not quite the same, and he suddenly begins to long for the good old days.

A Shocker on Shock Street

Erin Wright and her best friend, Marty, love the "Shocker on Shock Street" horror movies and all the gruesome, life-like movie monsters that Erin's dad creates for the Shocker Movie Studios. But when Erin's dad invites Erin and Marty to be the first kids to ride the new Shocker Studio's Tour Ride, the terrifying movie creatures become more life-like than ever … and real life suddenly seems a lot scarier than the big screen ...

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Teacher's Pet

Becca Thompson is psyched when her class goes on an overnight nature retreat with their science teacher--anything is better than sitting in a classroom! But Becca starts longing for her desk when she discovers just how wild wildlife camp really is. The place is crawling with snakes--tons of them! Will Becca survive this truly wild wildlife camp or will she become ... a sssnake sssnack!?

The Girl Who Cried Monster

Lucy loves telling monster stories. Her family and friends are tired of her wild tales. So when Lucy sees a real monster--Mr. Mortman, the local librarian--no one will believe her. If she can just get proof that he is a monster maybe then they'll listen. But is it too late? Mom and Dad have invited Mr. Mortman to dinner! This is sure to be one meal that'll be hard to swallow.

Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes

Joe Burton's dad loves tacky lawn ornament--pink flamingos, plaster skunks, cement angels--nothing is too ridiculous for his yard. But when Mr. Burton brings home two hideous lawn gnomes with tall, pointy hats and evil grins, it's not just embarrassing, it's spooky. Late at night, there's creeping in the garden and eerie sounds--could those ugly lawn gnomes be alive?

How to Kill a Monster

Their parents are away on business in Atlanta and Gretchen and Clark have to stay with their grandparents in Mud Town. Bo-ring! Grandma Rose and Grandpa Eddie are really forgetful--so forgetful that they've gone out for the day and forgotten to warn them that there's a monster locked upstairs!

Werewolf Skin

While his parents are away, 12-year-old Alex Blackwell is staying with his aunt and uncle in Wolf Creek. His aunt and uncle are nature photographers, and while they're out at night shooting wildlife, Alex is home alone in their big, creepy old house--right next door to the Marlings, their spooky neighbors. But when Alex hears scratching at the door and sees eerie footprints and strange shadows in the yard, he starts to realize that Wolf Creek is beginning to live up to its name.

Werewolf of Fever Swamp

Grady and Emily didn't want to move to the Florida swamps in the first place, but their mom and dad--both scientists--said it would be "an adventure they would never forget." That's for sure! First came the horrific howls during the night. Then there was the scary shadow lurking behind the tree and the spooky sounds coming from the swamp. Now Grady can't stop thinking about the spooky hermit who chased him and his new friend Will while they were exploring the swamp behind his new house. And the almost-human howls that make him sit straight up in bed each night. Could Grady's new dog be responsible for some of the midnight mischief? He does sort of resemble a wolf, and he did appear out of nowhere. Everyone is convinced the dog is a monster, but Grady knows better. Dogs don't howl at the full moon, or disappear at midnight, or turn into werewolves ... Or do they?

Cry of the Cat

In the light of the full moon, I saw the cat sprawled on its back, its head twisted to one side, its four paws straight up in the air. Even from my bedroom window high above the ground, I recognized the cat. The cat named Rip. And I knew without going down there that I had killed it again. Killed it for a third time.

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Welcome to Dead House

Josh and Amanda Benson don't want to live in Dark Falls. The old house their parents just bought is pretty spooky--maybe even haunted--and the people are pretty strange, too. Their parents think they just need to get used to their new neighborhood. But there will be plenty of time for Amanda and Josh to make new friends--because these neighbors want the Bensons to live in Dark Falls ... forever.

Bad Hare Day

"Pick a card, any card," says Tim Swanson, an amateur magician who loves to perform magic tricks, especially before an enthusiastic audience. Someday, Tim hopes to be a real magician, as good as his idol, Amaz-0. But when Tim goes to Amaz-0's magic show and participates in a disappearing act, he decides his hero is a total jerk! Tim steals Amaz-0's secret bag of tricks. But he gets more than he bargained for--Amaz-0's bag of tricks if full of live fluttering doves, hissing snakes ... and one very angry rabbit!

Return of the Mummy

Gabe is in for the ultimate adventure when he visits his uncle and cousin Sari in Egypt. Uncle Ben, an important archaeologist, is about to unearth the tomb of the great Prince, Khor Ru. But, superstition has it that if the prince's mummy is disturbed, he will come back to life and seek revenge ... on whomever wakes him from the dead! Will Gabe get to see a real, live mummy? And if so, will he live to tell his tale?

One Day at Horrorland

When the Morris family gets lost on their way to Zoo Gardens Theme Park, they stumble upon another amusement park instead--Horrorland. At Horrorland, there are no crowds, no lines, and free admission! It seems like a pretty cool place. But that was before the terrifying tour of the House of Mirrors and the heart-stopping Coffin Cruise... That was before the Morris family discovered that one day at Horrorland is no walk in the amusement park!

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Attack of the Mutant

Skipper Matthews has an awesome comic collection. His favorite is The Masked Mutant, the story of an evil, power-mad super-villain who is out to gain control of the universe! One day, while lost in a strange part of town, Skipper discovers a building that mysteriously resembles the Mutant's secret headquarters ... a building that magically disappears ...

Deep Trouble

Billy and his sister, Sheena, are visiting their uncle Dr. Deep on a tiny Caribbean island. It’s the perfect place to go exploring under water…and Billy’s ready for an adventure. There’s only one rule to remember: stay away from the coral reefs. Still, the reefs are so beautiful. So peaceful. Billy can’t resist. But he’s not alone in the water. Something’s lurking deep below the surface. Something dark and scaly. Something that’s half-human, half-fish...

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The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight

Jodie loves visiting her grandparents' farm, listening to Grandpa Kurt's spooky stories and devouring Grandma Miriam's chocolate chip pancakes. But she and her brother Mark haven't been to the farm in a year, and it appears to have changed. The cornfields are sparse, their grandparents look terrible, and the single scarecrow has been replaced by 12 towering, dark, evil-looking ones that seem to have a life of their own ...

Chillogy

The first-ever GOOSEBUMPS mini-series revolves around a toy antique model town, which mysteriously draws children in, turning their personalities into strange versions of their former selves and their dreams into nightmares. Jessica, Matthew, and Todd, all lured by an eerie character named "Karl," are transported to a world where things are never what they appear to be. Each knows that they must ultimately destroy the town before others become victims of its charms!

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Say Cheese and Die

Greg is having fun taking pictures with the cool instant camera he found in the Coffman's spooky, old house ... until he realizes that the pictures are not what he shot. Instead they portray horrible disasters involving whoever or whatever is in them. The scariest part is that the disasters start to come true! Can this camera predict the future? ... Or does it actually cause bad things to happen? The only one who knows the truth is Spidey, the strange, dark man that seems to be stalking him. Can Greg return the camera to its rightful owner before the next awful prediction comes true? Or will his fate be frozen on film forever?

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Say Cheese and Die ... Again

Mr. Saur--or "Sourball Saur", as he's known to the students at Pitt's Landing School--is a real grouch! He just gave Greg a big fat "F" on his report. He didn't believe Greg's terrifying story about the evil camera he found last summer and all the terrible things that happened because of it. Mr. Saur said the assignment was to write a true story. But Greg's story was true, every frightening word of it. And now that the camera's back, the nightmare continues …

Night of the Living Dummy

Amy is tired of being a middle child. Her older sister, Sara, gets to do whatever she wants and her younger brother, Jed, gets away with everything! Family Nights are the worst--Sara is good at everything, and Jed makes everyone laugh. It seems like Amy can't do anything right. When Amy gets a brand new dummy, Slappy, she may finally have a chance to shine. While Amy's act with Slappy is getting better, life is getting stranger. She notices something spooky about this dummy. Then, horrible things begin to happen around the house. Her family blames her, though Amy insists she is not responsible and that Slappy is! But who would believe that a wooden doll can come to life?

Bride of the Living Dummy

Slappy's back! When 12-year-old Jillian Zinman and her little sister Katie go to see a ventriloquist's show, Jillian thinks she sees the ventriloquist and his dummy, Slappy, arguing backstage. Then when Slappy is mysteriously delivered to their house, Jillian and Katie's lives are suddenly turned upside down. Mom's wedding ring is missing; strange words appear in lipstick on the mirror. And where is the dog? Jillian is no dummy. She knows that evil Slappy is causing all this trouble ... or is he?

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How I Got My Shrunken Head

In a heart-racing romp through the jungles of the remote island of Baladora, "How I Got My Shrunken Head" tells the story of Mark Rowe, 13-year-old aficionado of everything "jungle." When Mark receives a hideous shrunken head as a gift from his eccentric Aunt Benna, an island researcher, he becomes terrified and plagued with strange and awful dreams. Things get even weirder when Aunt Benna invites Mark for a two-week visit to the island...tropical home of his new and horrifying shrunken head!

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Be Careful What You Wish For...

Samantha Byrd is the class klutz and the laughingstock of the girls basketball team. And that rotten Judith Bellwood isn't making her life any easier by teasing and humiliating her in front of the whole class every chance she gets. But now, Samantha has found someone who will grant her three wishes--giving her the chance to make Judith her friend. But be careful what you wish for ... now Sam's wishes are turning her life into a living nightmare!

Piano Lessons Can Be Murder

When Jerry finds a dusty old piano in the basement of his new house, his parents offer to pay for lessons. Taking piano seems like a cool idea if it means he'll be able to jam with his cute next door neighbor, Kim. But there's something strange about Jerry's piano teacher, Dr. Shreek. He is really creepy. Something Jerry can't quite put his finger on. What's more, Jerry begins receiving nightly visits from a terrifying ghost who warns him about the music school. When Jerry stumbles upon a secret room at Shreek's school, it’s time for him to face the music.

The Blob That Ate Everyone

12-year-old Zack Beauchamp's dream is to be a famous horror writer--even though he hasn't quite gotten over his fear of the dark. He's just written his scariest story ever about a giant pink, oozing, wet blob that terrorizes the neighborhood, swallowing up everything in sight. But when Zack starts typing his spooky story on the old typewriter he found, every hair-raising word begins to come true!

A Night in Terror Tower

Sue and her brother, Eddie, on vacation in London, take a tour of Terror Tower, a scary prison and torture chamber from medieval times. The guide tells the group a horrifying tale of a young prince and princess sentenced to execution in the Tower in the 15th century. Then strange things begin to happen: Sue and Eddie are the only ones to notice the ghoulish wax figures moving as if they were real ... and ghostly images call out warnings to them. Suddenly, Eddie and Sue find themselves separated from the group! Who is that spooky guide dressed in black? What kind of strange, old English money has suddenly replaced theirs? And why can't Eddie and Sue remember their last name--or where their parents are? These questions haunt them as they travel back in time to the Middle Ages--trying to escape the fate meant for the young prince and princess in the evil Terror Tower.

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The Haunted House Game

When Nadine Platt and her friend, Jonathan Hall, find a box for "The Haunted House Game" in the closet of a big, creepy old house, they soon realize that it's not just another Monopoly. Nadine and Jonathan open the box and suddenly find themselves inside the game--surrounded by hideous-looking ghouls, terrifying ghosts, and eerie voices. But will they ever find their way out?

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The House of No Return

Chris Wakely is the new kid in town and the perfect candidate for The Danger Club, a club for brave people. But to become a member, Chris has to spend an entire hour alone in the Willow Hill House, the spookiest, most haunted house in the neighborhood! Chris won't be totally alone, however; the evil ghosts will keep him company. In fact, they like Chris so much that they may want him to stay with them ... forever!

An Old Story

When their parents go away on vacation, Aunt Dahlia arrives to baby-sit for her nephews, 12- year-old Tom and his 10-year-old brother, Jon. Their aunt is kind of weird, but her "prize prune cookies" are delicious. That is, until the brothers realize that each one of Aunt Dahlia's culinary treats is just as strange as she is …

The Barking Ghost

Cooper Holmes is scared of just about everything. His father says he's the only kid to scare himself on Halloween! But this time Cooper is not just scared of his own shadow. Scary things really are starting to happen--like those eerie scratching noises and strange, raspy breathing sounds coming from under his bed, the bone-chilling barking late at night, and those two evil-looking dogs he ran into--the ones that vanished into thin air.

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