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A Night in Terror Tower (Goosebumps #27)

3.65 of 5 stars 3.65  ·  rating details  ·  4,552 ratings  ·  100 reviews
They're baa-aack! Make way for the bestselling children's series of all time. W/ a fresh new look, Goosebumps is set to scare a new generation of readers. Reader beware -- you're in for a scare!

All locked up and no place to go!

Sue and her brother, Eddie, are visiting London when they run into a little problem. They can't find their tour group. Still, there's no reason to p
Paperback, 144 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by Scholastic Paperbacks (first published 1992)
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David Santos
This is, what, book 27 that I review from Goosebumps? And I have yet another bad review.

What I really dislike about this book is the transition from reality to fantasy or "flashback" It was terribly one. It all happened in a blink of an eye....speaking of eyes who's idea was it to have these Saw Movie like contraptions in a children's book? It's one thing to have torture chambers in a book, but is it necessary to explain what they do?

"...the prisoner was stretched and stretched..until their bone
Gary Gotham
A Night in Terror Tower is a chilling tale about a brother and sister who gets separated from their group, whilst on a guided tour. Eddie and Sue are left to roam around, desperately searching for their group and civilisation. Their harrowing experience only gets worse when they run into what they believe to be the nights-watchman…

I would recommend this book to upper K.S.2 pupils. They could read this book independently or part of a guided reading session. It is a short book so it shouldn't take
"A Night in Terror Tower" by R.L.Stine is a book about Sue and Eddie's trials and tribulations as they travel through London, England.

The Plot of the story starts off as they enter the castle for a tour of Terror Tower. Terror Tower is the place that the debtors and criminals go to either live the rest of their live out in or wait for their execution. The tour guide goes on to say the children of the old King and Queen were taken to the tower to be smothered with pillows after the King and Queen
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Teneka Howland
3rd - 4th grade

Stine has once again provided young readers with an amazingly suspenseful and thriller. As part of a series, this book follows the pattern of the other Goosebumps books. The front cover reels the reader in and the the text that follows keeps the reader hooked. The chapters are short, typically about 3 or 4 pages. The descriptive words used in the book creates the setting in the readers mind and creates a reality in the reader's mind. The author develops the plot quickly and the ch
Nov 15, 2011 Francisco added it
Shelves: 12th-grade
While their parents attend a conference in London, Sue and Eddie go sightseeing. Inside "Terror Tower," both see ghosts and moving statues. The kids linger behind their tour group to investigate. They find an ancient carving inside a chamber where a young prince and princess were once left to die.
Fleeing from a dark-robed guard, Sue and Eddie rush to their hotel. Strangely, they can't remember their own last name, and their parents have vanished. Returning to Terror Tower, they find themselves i
Grant Garvis
This story is about a brother a sister that are on a vacation. They go a visit a old castle for a tour and get lost I terror tower. They lose their tour guide and see people in the shadows. When they finally escape they cant find their parents but soon find them and head back home.
Maria del  mar QueLeerQueQuieroLeer
Soy fan desde niña de esta serie de libros y de su serie Tv jajaja claramente ya no me producen el mismo sentimiento de terror como en aquellos tiempos ... pero me traen buenos recuerdos :)

Al estar dirigida a un publico infantil el vocabulario es simple, mostrando una letra grande y clara y un lenguaje poco sofisticado con el objetivo de llamar la atención del lector joven. Los capítulos son breves (bueno en si el libro es muy ligero, pero piensa que el libro va dirigido a niños de 7 - 16 años m
Leah Bundy
3 stars for 3rd grade nostalgia. ;) No more because as I revisit it now, it's one of the corniest things ever. Ever.
Noelle Walsh
This book did creep me out somewhat when I read it the first time. Maybe it was the getting separated from the main group that creeper me out originally, but I didn't read this very much before I gave up on the series.
Bailee Fontenot
Very interesting and a little scary I did not expect some of the parts in the book!!!
Kayleigh Marie
I love re-reading all the goosebumps books! It takes me back to my childhood :)
Anand Srivastava
very interesting book by r.l. stine.
Currently rereading my original Goosebumps collection

I don't remember ever reading this book, but I remember the episode well. This is another fantastic entry in the series! The action starts off fairly early in the plot, and I found myself becoming more intrigued and involved as the mystery deepened. Is the story completely farfetched? Yes! But in my opinion it's done brilliantly. Loved this one. As did my inner child.

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This book i about two kids and their grandpa and they just won a trip to the tower which is themed like the middle ages so whoever goes in there knows what the middle ages feel. But the problem is when they enter the tower their whole life gets turned upside down because their whole life style ends up in the middle ages and its becomes a very scary thing for them but they escape the middle ages life once they helped each other and pulled through. I really liked this book.
Ahhh, the Goosebump days. I would borrow so many of these from the library they seriously considered extending my limit of books checked out at one time. R.L. Stine you were a reprieve from a harsh and dreary childhood in which my mind wandered far away from the troubles of the day. I stole books into my bed and read far into the night by the faintest of lights. I might have better eyesight were it not for you; however, I regret not one page or line.
Matthew Ledrew
Tried to think of books that have given me the willies, and it’s hard… Honestly, because I’m a horror author, nothing much gets to me. It doesn’t register as “scary fiction,” just as “fiction.” But when I thought back to my childhood, the Goosebumps series jumped out at me… And A Night in Terror Tower returned to my mind. This book taught me so much about suspenseful pacing at a young age, it’s likely to blame for my ability to pace horror fiction now.
I saw the twist coming from 10 miles away but I still thought it was a good one. This would have made a great fantasy novel for young adults if it was more fleshed out.
I was hooked on these series as a kid. I remember when this first book came out and all the hype surrounding it, and quickly joined in on scarfing these things down. They were fun at the time, although even in grade school they had me rolling my eyes at some of the goofiness (and the cliffhanger chapter endings! Every chapter, without fail!).
Actual rating: 3.5 stars. I would have given it 4 stars, but I thought it was stupid that (view spoiler) Other than that, I really enjoyed it. It's one of the few Goosebumps books I think could have been a full length novel.
Another book by RL Stine. If you love scary books, you will love this one just as much as I did. Two kids figure that they are from medieval times and are trapped in a tower waiting to be beheaded. I loved this book because I love scary books. Find out if the kids make it out of the tower alive.
Fen Fen
I'm watched the movie versiion! not so scary for 22 years old teen like me....but for children is SO HORIBBLE I think....its so TERRIBLE when we lost inside the strange dark castle that we don't know the route at all. The story a lil bit not make sense but still fun to enjoy ☺
Goosebumps. This is the series that kept me reading through my childhood. More than any other series, Goosebumps kept me interested in reading, and R.L. Stein is a wonderful children's writer. I applaud his efforts, and can't express enough my gratitude for the series.
Jabari Terry
I think this book is about when a family moved to this castle like house and they felt strange vibs around them even a young child because he didn't want to go in and he is terrified to go in. So the horror begins at that point. (That is all I remember in this book)
Adam Hardesty
This book is about two kids who are on a tour of London Tower with their family and get lost inside on their own. They are terrorized by the tower and a creepy figure that keeps following them. This book is extremely suspenseful and yet another great R.L. Stine book.
The book has lot of twist and turns and thats what I love about goosebump books your never ever bored you just want to keep reading. This book leaves you askin questions and thinking to your self. I haven't gotten to the end but I think it might be good.
Straven Lite
Once you've read one, you've read them all. The plot structure was the same. But that didn't stop me from reading almost all of them when I was in middle school.

This book was my favorite followed by the "Ghost Next Door".
Lashay Op
well this is one of my favorite books of R.L> stine. this one takes kids back in time to the midevil peirod. this book is verry suspensefeul and is very inter taining. i can always picture myself in the persons shoes
I loved this book, I read it a while ago and I sometimes read it now. It's really scary and quite complicated in a good way. There is a twist which I really loved and I would reccomend people to read this book.:')
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Robert Lawrence Stine known as R. L. Stine and Jovial Bob Stine, is an American novelist and writer, well known for targeting younger audiences. Stine, who is often called the Stephen King of children's literature, is the author of dozens of popular horror fiction novellas, including the books in the Goosebumps, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, The Nightmare Room and Fear Street series.

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