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'Goosebumps' movie begins production with Jack Black, Dylan Minnette

'Goosebumps' movie begins production with Jack Black, Dylan Minnette

ATLANTA, April 24 (UPI) -- Production has started on the upcoming film adaptation of 1990s children's horror book series "Goosebumps."
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Children's authors call for aid to Darfur

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WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- A group of 14 children's authors from North America, Africa, Europe and the Arab world are demanding action be taken to protect the children of war-torn Darfur.

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Commentary: Book festival a best seller

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- In the three years since its beginning, just a few weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, the National Book Festival has risen in stature to rival the Kennedy Center Honor
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Robert Lawrence Stine (born October 8, 1943), known as R. L. Stine and Jovial Bob Stine, is an American novelist and writer. Stine, who is often called the "Stephen King of children's literature", is the author of dozens of horror fiction novellas, including the books in the Goosebumps, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, The Nightmare Room and Fear Street series.

Stine was born in Columbus, Ohio the oldest of three children, to a homemaker mother and a shipping clerk father. He began writing at age 9 when he found a typewriter in his attic, subsequently beginning to type stories and joke books and has been writing ever since. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1965 and moved to New York City to become a writer. He wrote dozens of joke books for kids under the pen name Jovial Bob Stine and created the humor magazine Bananas, where he worked for many years with Nickelodeon.

In 1987 Stine wrote his first teen horror novel, Blind Date. He soon followed with the novels Beach House, Hit and Run, and The Girlfriend. He was a co-creator and head writer for the Nickelodeon Network children's television show Eureeka's Castle, original episodes of which aired as part of the Nick Jr. programming block during the 1989 to 1995 seasons.

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