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Author Jones, Patrick, 1961-
Title What's so scary about R.L. Stine? / Patrick Jones.
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1998.
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 Floor4  PS3569.T4837 Z74 1998    IN LIBRARY
Description xxvii, 249 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Scarecrow studies in young adult literature ; 1
Scarecrow studies in young adult literature ; 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Don't go in the attic: childhood, college, and early writing career -- Joke teller: humor books -- Plot twister: multiple storyline books -- Blind date: first thrill, blind date -- Thrills, chills, and spills: the appeal of horror -- Horror master: the fear street series -- Twice the thrill twice a year: fear street super chillers -- Thrillogies: fear street trilogies -- Off fear street: other ya novels and an adult novel -- Number one without a bullet: goosebumps -- Stine machine: writing process -- What's so scary about R.L. Stine?
Subject Stine, R. L.
Stine, R. L. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Youth -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Young adult fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Horror tales, American -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0810834685 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 39229607