Parents | Raising readers & learners.

Home of Parent & Child Magazine

Revenge of the Living Dummy

Revenge of the Living Dummy

Series: Goosebumps HorrorLand (Book #1)
by R.L. Stine

The chilling thrill ride begins when 12-year-old Britney Crosby has a run-in with her cousin’s ventriloquist dummy. The dummy can talk without the help of her cousin, and it uses this rare power to tell her how much he hates her. But this dummy isn't all talk. He’s got a plan for world domination, and he thinks Britney would make his perfect first slave!

Just when she thinks she’s fought off Slappy for good, Britney receives an invitation to an amusement park where everything is not as it seems. Who — or what — is summoning ordinary kids to HorrorLand? Britney and her friends must find out fast, or remain trapped forever in the scariest place on Earth!

  • Features Slappy the Dummy, a Goosebumps fan favorite!
  • Includes a Fear File, with facts about HorrorLand

Series Information

Since the first Goosebumps book was released in 1992, the groundbreaking, bestselling horror series has been making readers scream...while they laugh! Author R.L. Stine has written about every monster, from familiar mummies and vampires to original creations like Slappy the Dummy and Monster Blood. With the HorrorLand series, readers can go even deeper into the world of Goosebumps. Each book includes a new Goosebumps story, plus a serial HorrorLand tale that progresses through all of the books. Read the books and then enter HorrorLand online and experience the adventure firsthand!

8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 4 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Scholastic Inc.
Book Type
Chapter Book
Number of Pages
Horror, Horror and Supernatural, Fantasy, Science Fiction and Fantasy

About the Author

R.L. Stine R.L. Stine is the author of the popular Goosebumps series. His ability to know what kids will laugh at, as well as what will frighten them, makes each Goosebumps book all the more enjoyable.

The Reading Toolkit

Shop From Scholastic

Paperbacks : $4.19

Buy Now

Find Just-Right Books

Find Just-Right Books

Sponsor Spotlight