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Goosebumps: One Day At Horrorland - R.L. Stine (book review)



Book: Goosebumps: One Day At Horrorland
Author: R.L. Stine
Genre: Horror, fiction, children's
Published By: Scholastic
Published Year: 1994

My Review: 
Finishing my university assessments I chose a nice easy read to relax with and therefore chose one of my favourite Goosebumps books; One Day At Horrorland!

This book is about the Morris family and their friend Clay who when going to the zoo ends up at Horrorland a theme park which is in the middle of the desert. However when the rides end up too scary and they can't find their parents are they going to be able to escape?

This book is one of my favourite Goosebumps books and one that leaves me slightly scared as well as having a lot of adventure and comedy in which you would expect from a Goosebumps book. This is a book which never gets old and over twenty years later is still just as good as it was then. This book is an easy read and one that is perfect for children and for adults who would like a nice easy book to read.

I highly recommend this to children as well as those who are wanting to read a little from their childhood. Amazing book!
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