Author(s): R. L. Stine
While visiting their Uncle Jack, a former sailor, Devin and Violet discover a trunk filled with antique jack-in-the-boxes. One box is hidden under the others, and plays an odd unpleasant song. Up pops a very ugly, mean-looking pirate puppet. "Thanks for letting Sailor Jack out!" he rasps.
R.L. Stine has more than 350 million English language books in print, plus international editions in 32 languages, making him one of the most popular children's authors in history. Besides Goosebumps, R.L. Stine has written other series including Fear Street, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, The Nightmare Room, and Dangerous Girls. R.L. Stine lives in New York with his wife, Jane, and his King Charles spaniel, Minnie. www.RLStine.com.