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Join us as famed GOOSBUMPS author R.L. Stine takes our virtual stage to share the second installment in the pop-culture phenomenon GARBAGE PAIL KIDS. This illustrated middle-grade series will blow readers away! In the second volume, THRILLS AND CHILLS, the Garbage Pail Kids win a free all-day trip to Six Thrills Amusement Park, but will they have a good time and will anyone survive? During this virtual launch party event, Stine will be in conversation with DIARY OF A WIMPY KID author Jeff Kinney. Save your spot in the free event below. 

R.L. Stine has kindly signed bookplates for anyone who purchases THRILLS AND CHILLS from An Unlikely Story, while supplies last.  

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Goosebumps creator R.L. Stine teams up with the pop-culture phenomenon Garbage Pail Kids for the second volume in this all-new illustrated middle-grade series sure to amuse, entertain, and blow readers away!

The Garbage Pail Kids are desperate to win the Smellville Pet Contest. But how can they compete against Good Boy, the perfect Chihuahua of the Perfect twins? Good Boy can stand on his head and do algebra problems blindfolded. But the whole thing goes out of control when our heroes meet five new kids who also call themselves the Garbage Pail Kids! Meet Windy Winston, Nat Nerd, Brett Sweat, Nasty Nancy, and Disgustin’ Justin. They all share the grand prize—a free all-day trip to Six Thrills Amusement Park. Will anyone have a good time? And will anyone survive?

R.L. Stine has more than 400 million English-language books in print, plus international editions in 32 languages, making him one of the most popular children’s authors of all time. Besides Goosebumps, he has written 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, an editor and publisher. The Topps Company, Inc., the originator of Garbage Pail Kids, is the preeminent creator and brand marketer of sports cards, entertainment products, and distinctive confectionary. Check out GPK via social media: #garbagepailkids, facebook.com/GarbagePailKids, garbagepailkids.com. Cover artist Joe Simko and interior illustrator Jeff Zapata are longtime, fan-favorite GPK artists with worldwide followings.

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 7:00pm
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Thrills and Chills (Garbage Pail Kids Book 2) Cover Image
By R.L. Stine, Jeff Zapata (Illustrator), Joe Simko (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781419743634
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Amulet Books - May 4th, 2021

Welcome to Smellville (Garbage Pail Kids Book 1) Cover Image
By R.L. Stine, Jeff Zapata (Illustrator), Joe Simko (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781419743610
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Amulet Books - September 29th, 2020

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Camp Daze (Garbage Pail Kids Book 3) Cover Image
By R.L. Stine, Jeff Zapata (Illustrator), Joe Simko (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781419743658
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Amulet Books - October 12th, 2021

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