Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Book Review: Goosebumps Books

Goosebumps Books have been around for sometime. Kids grab copies in school libraries and gravitate towards the displays at book stores. There is a very good reason for that. R.L. Stine does a bang up job of scaring the reader yet keeping them engaged. The bottom line, he keeps kids reading.

R. L.Stine

Goosebumps books

Rise and Shine. Forever. Don't Go To Sleep

ISBN: 978-0-439-77477-2

Chapter book - Gr 4

Don't Go To Sleep is a scary tale about Matt. He couldn't sleep in his bedroom because it was so small and he deserved more room. So he sneaks into the guest room to sleep. Oh he sleeps alright, but the nightmares soon begin.

Kids will be on the edge of their seats with this fun and scary book. Each chapter is a page turner, which is a key part to any of R. L. Stine's books... they are page turners.

The best part of the Goosebumps books is this, kids always have a somewhat happy ending and are ready to start the next book. The books are just scary enough to NOT drive kids away, instead the stories drive kids back to the very next book the very next time they have a chance.

Any time an author can keep a child engaged and interested in reading more and more....well that is an awesome thing. Parents can be comfortable with the books this author writes. And if you have doubts, read them. They are really

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