Reader beware, you’re in for 10 scares. Ten different tales to give you Goosebumps. Tales to Give you Goosebumps is a series of 6 different Goosebumps books containing 10 short stories. Sometimes these stories are based around a particular theme like Summer Holidays or Christmas.
For the first book in the series, there’s ten different short stories covering monsters, aliens and vampires. Nothing is as it seems. Reader beware because you’re in for 10 scares.
- The House of No Return
- Teacher’s Pet
- Strained Peas
- Strangers in the Woods
- Good Friends
- How I Won My Bat
- Mr. Teddy
- Broken Dolls
- A Vampire in the Neighborhood
Ten Tales to Give you Goosebumps
The House of No Return
The Danger Club. Only for the bravest. To get into the club, you need to stay for a whole hour inside a haunted house. When the Danger Club need new members fast (what’s a club with only 3 kids?). So they target the new kid. How haunted could a house really be anyway?
For the second story in Tales to Give you Goosebumps, we get introduced to Mr Blankenship. He really isn’t your ordinary teacher. He’s obsessed. With snakes, snake history, snake anatomy, snake colors and patterns. He’s obsessed and very creepy. Especially when it comes to protecting and feeding all the snakes he fills the classroom with.
Nicholas isn’t excited about having a new baby sister, Hannah. Everyone seems to adore her, but Nicholas sees through the act. He knows she’s out to achieve one thing, she wants to be an only child.
Strangers in the Woods
Lucy notices something strange at her Aunt’s house. She’s stuck out in Fairview while her parents trek across China. She thought it was going to be boring… But when her dog goes ballistic, strange lights shine through the night sky and her Aunt starts acting super weird, things don’t stay boring for long.
Jordan and Dylan are best friends, hanging out every day after school. Two average kids shooting hoops, playing pranks and avoiding homework.
But when they play a prank of Dylan’s sister, things don’t all go to plan.
How I Won My Bat
Michael Burns plays Baseball, and he’s the best at it. Or at least he was. Mike is a power hitter that’s hit a real batting slump. After a terrible training session, Mike gets a very strange opportunity to ‘borrow’ a bat that’s about to change everything for him.
Willa has an obsession. She collects everything. One of her proudest collections is her stuffed toy animal collection. Her sister, Gina, is not so excited about all the collections. She thinks they’re dumb. Did Willa’s latest Teddy Bear tip her over the edge? Or is there something more sinister afoot?
The power of the TV Remote is real. Seth gets to discover it for real, by himself, when his father brings home a strange, interesting, universal remote control.
Tamara’s brother, Neil, is a total brat. He’s always goofing off and being annoying. And he broke another one of Tamara’s favorite dolls! What’s worse is Tamara’s parents dragged them both out to an arts and crafts fair and left her to look after him! How much trouble can Neil possibly get up to?
A Vampire in the Neighborhood
The final story in Tales to Give you Goosebumps is really something to sink your teeth into. Helga is the new kid in the neighborhood… And she’s different. In a weird way. Maddi Carrie, Joey and Yvonne decide to find out what’s up with the new girl. They need to know if she really is a vampire.