- "THIS IS SLAPPY'S WORLD— YOU ONLY SCREAM IN IT!"
- ―The series' slogan
- "The evil dummy comes to life to tell his own twisted tales and scary stories!"
- ―Official description
Goosebumps SlappyWorld is the current main Goosebumps book series. It is the successor to Goosebumps Most Wanted. The series focuses on Slappy the Dummy, telling his own "twisted tales" and "scary stories". The first book in the series, Slappy Birthday to You, was released on February 28th, 2017.
The series was first announced by R.L. Stine on March 1, 2016 during a small Q&A session on Facebook hosted by the organization Save the Children. Stine later confirmed the series on Facebook in July 2016.
Slappy's design is based on his appearance in the Goosebumps film.
|1||Slappy Birthday to You||February 28, 2017||139|
|2||Attack of the Jack||June 27, 2017||137|
|3||I Am Slappy's Evil Twin||September 26, 2017||129|
|4||Please Do Not Feed the Weirdo ||February 27, 2018||TBA|
|5||Escape from Shudder Mansion ||June 26, 2018||TBA|
|6||The Ghost of Slappy||September 25, 2018||TBA|
During a live Q&A session, Stine announced that there would likely be at least 8 books in the Goosebumps SlappyWorld series.
List of characters
- Slappy the Dummy
- Abigail the Doll
- Living Dolls
- Captain Jack the Knife
- Captain Billy Bottoms
- Snappy the Dummy
- Robby Ferber (The Weirdo)
- Mrs. Stermon
- Ian Barker
- Molly Barker
- Jonny Harding
- Vinny Harding
- Violet Packer
- Shawn Packer
- Luke Harrison
- Kelly Harrison
- Jordan Keppler
- Karla Keppler
- Riley Shiner
- Scarlett Shiner
- Hannah Barker
- Mr. Barker
- Donny Harding
- Marie Harding
- Dr. Klausmann
- Mr. Fancypants
- Farmer Joe
- Admiral Jim Finnegan (Uncle Jim)
- Celeste the Cat
- Danny Lubbins
- Mad Madeline
- Salty and Pepper Magee
- Chuckles the Chimpanzee
- Captain Pip
- Franz Mahar
- Buster Bailey
- Seth Johnson
- Mr. Ferber
- This is the first Goosebumps series to focus on one specific character.
- The titles of this series may be references to other Goosebumps books:
- Slappy Birthday to You possibly alluding to Scary Birthday to You.
- Attack of the Jack possibly alluding to Attack of the Jack-O'-Lanterns.
- I Am Slappy's Evil Twin possibly alluding to I Am Your Evil Twin.
- Please Do Not Feed the Weirdo possibly alluding to Please Don't Feed the Vampire! and Weirdo Halloween.
- Escape from Shudder Mansion starts with the phrase "Escape from"; this phrase is incredibly common in the Goosebumps franchise, and it has appeared in the titles of many books. The first book to bear this title was the Give Yourself Goosebumps book, Escape from the Carnival of Horrors.
- ↑ Save the Children started a Q&A (mirror 1), (mirror 2)
- ↑ User blog:GodzillaFan1/Goosebumps... SlappyWorld?
- ↑ SlappyWorld Book #4 (Scholastic Website) (mirror)
- ↑ Amazon: Escape from Shudder Mansion (mirror)
- ↑ "I'm live at #BookExpo in New York discussing my new books. Anybody have a question for me?"
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