Author R.L. Stine has been inspiring kids with spooks and laughs for over 30 years. From his universally known classic series like Fear Street and Goosebumps to his more recent picture books like Mary McScary, the prolific author — whose books have been translated into 35 languages — has been infusing comedy and imagination into scary stories for decades. And Goosebumps, which was first published in 1992, is one of the best-selling children's series of all time with more than 400 million English language books in print.
Scholastic Parents' Senior Editorial Director, Serena Kappes, recently sat down with R.L. Stine to learn more about his path to becoming a best-selling author, his own scariest moment, and the inspiration behind his Goosebumps SlappyWorld series.
Watch the video below, and keep reading to find out some of Stine's revelations from the interview.