Presentation on theme: "In just seven years, Goosebumps books have outsold every other children's book series."— Presentation transcript:
In just seven years, Goosebumps books have outsold every other children's book series
The Guinness Book of World Records lists Goosebumps as the best-selling children's book series of all time.
Borders Express (used to be Waldens until a few weeks ago) about 31 shelves (3') in length devoted to series books about 2.5 shelves for Goosebumps alone
Borders Express 40+ titles for Goosebumps series were carried (Goosebumps and the Give Yourself Goosebumps titles.)
Borders Express Three series with the most shelf space 1-Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen (!) 2-Goosebumps 3-Lizzie McGuire
Goosebumps in the Classroom:
Curly and the Science of Skeletons The Human Skeleton.The Human Skeleton students trace an outline of their bodies draw and label own skeletal system
Goosebumps and Animal Defenses visit Mayo ClinicMayo Clinic learn about the physiology of goosebumps each student to choose a wild animal and report on the ways in which that animal reacts when threatened or afraid.
Mummies and Other Historic Matters explore the ancient graveyards at Diggin' Up the Facts About Archaeology!Diggin' Up the Facts About Archaeology! What Is A Mummy?
Goosebumpsitis the compulsion to collect the whole series of Goosebumps pronounced lack of interest in most other authors
A mothers concerns Goosebumpsitis keeps my 10-year-old son from stretching his intellect are frighteningly formulaic written to the lowest common denominator and marketed to corral the largest possible readership
A mothers concerns - cont sincerely doubt that children will develop a taste for the elegant phrase or the sophisticated argument by reading books from the Goosebumps series Dorothy Nixon