Young Scrooge: A Very Scary Christmas Story

Author(s): R. L. Stine

Children Fiction

Young Scrooge: A Very Scary Christmas Story is a funny, scary middle-grade send up of A Christmas Carol, about a boy who hates Christmas, from bestselling Goosebumps author R. L. Stine.

Rick Scroogeman hates Christmas. He can't stand the carols and the pageants. He can't stand the lights and the mistletoe. But what he hates the most is having to watch the old movie A Christmas Carol every year at school. Since his name is Scroogeman, all of his classmates start calling him Scrooge. And he hates being called Scrooge.

But everything starts to change when three ghosts visit him. At first, he thinks it's a dream. But then he realizes that it might be a nightmare. A nightmare that could become real.

"Stine brings his characteristic humor and light scares to a reworking of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, set at Oliver Twist Middle School. . . . It’s eerie holiday fun." —Publishers Weekly

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-Stine brings his characteristic humor and light scares to a reworking of Dickens's A Christmas Carol, set at Oliver Twist Middle School. . . . It's eerie holiday fun.- --Publishers WeeklyIt's the First Day of School . . . Forever! -As usual, Stine delivers the hilarity and horror that readers love, and his mastery of sustaining mood will not disappoint. . . . Kids will love the twist at the end.- --School Library Journal, starred review-Stine's signature blend of horror and humor, combined with an unexpected ending, offers a fresh view on a familiar idea.- --ABC New York "Stine brings his characteristic humor and light scares to a reworking of Dickens's A Christmas Carol, set at Oliver Twist Middle School. . . . It's eerie holiday fun." --Publishers WeeklyIt's the First Day of School . . . Forever! "As usual, Stine delivers the hilarity and horror that readers love, and his mastery of sustaining mood will not disappoint. . . . Kids will love the twist at the end." --School Library Journal, starred review"Stine's signature blend of horror and humor, combined with an unexpected ending, offers a fresh view on a familiar idea." --ABC New York

R. L. Stine is the author of the bestselling Goosebumps and Fear Street series, as well as the stand-alone novels It's the First Day of School . . . Forever! and A Midsummer Night's Scream and his adult novel Red Rain. He lives in New York City with his wife, Jane, and their dog, Minnie.

General Fields

  • : 9781250129550
  • : Square Fish
  • : Square Fish
  • : October 2017
  • : 19.40 cmmm X 13.20 cmmm
  • : November 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : R. L. Stine
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : en
  • : FIC
  • : 208