Parents' Guide to

Classic Goosebumps: The Haunted Mask

By Terreece Clarke, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Popular series reissue is a fun sleepover read.

Book R. L. Stine Horror 2008
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Based on 4 parent reviews

age 18+


you know, my mom always goes on this app, i dot kniw why. she always laughs her head off after it too. i want to post a reveiw lettig u know , my mom has some issues. shes too kind to me. so im wrarning u..... dont read this book

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Is It Any Good?

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Kids say (15):

Stine delivers another spooky, look-over-your-shoulder book ideal for reluctant readers and Halloween-themed sleepovers. This reissued "classic" is one of the better books in the Goosebumps series that's often cast aside as mass-produced light entertainment. There are awful masks and spider scares, acts of revenge, and great cliffhangers to enjoy here.

Carly is picked on at school for being a scaredy-cat, but readers will feel just as jumpy as she deals with crazed duck costumes, hairy tarantulas, and live worms. When she finally gets an opportunity to take her revenge, readers will turn from having sympathy for Carly to being scared to death of her and what she can do with her new super scary mask.

Book Details

  • Author: R. L. Stine
  • Genre: Horror
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
  • Publication date: September 1, 2008
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 9 - 12
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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