Mrs. Maaargh stepped out from behind the desk. Her bare feet made wet-smacking sounds on the carpet. She began to circle me, her brown eyes studying me hungrily. Her stomach growled so loud, I jumped. It sounded like the gurgle of a bathtub emptying. You can't do this! I gasped, it isn't human! That made her smile grow wider. I'm not human, my new teacher said, I'm a monster.
About the Author
R.L. Stine is the creator of the bestselling Goosebumps series, which has more than 400 million copies in print worldwide and celebrated 25 years in 2017. Goosebumps is one of the bestselling children's series of all-time and inspired a popular television show, as well as a feature film starring Jack Black that opened at #1 at the box office. His other popular children's books include the series Fear Street, Mostly Ghostly, The Nightmare Room, and Rotten School, and his first picture book, with Marc Brown, The Little Shop of Monsters. R.L. Stine lives in New York City. You can connect with him on Twitter at @RL_Stine or Facebook: facebook.com/rlstine. For more information, visit rlstine.com and www.scholastic.com/goosebumps.