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A Nightmare on Clown Street

(Goosebumps Most Wanted #7)

4.15  ·  Rating details ·  541 ratings  ·  63 reviews
The infamous, Most Wanted Goosebumps characters are out on the loose and they're coming after you! Catch them all, undead or alive!

Ray Gordon really likes the circus. His uncle, Theo, is a performer in Koko's Klown Academy and he invites Ray to come join him for the summer. At first, Ray's parents are reluctant-they know their son has a habit of getting himself into
Paperback, 148 pages
Published February 24th 2015 by Scholastic Paperbacks
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Cameron Chaney
Jun 23, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2019, goosebumps
I've read a few of the newer Goosebumps books and haven't been too impressed. I always end up feeling like Mr. Stine has just lost his touch. But I decided to pick this book up because 1. the cover is actually pretty scary and 2. I needed to read it for research... which I shouldn't talk about yet. Anyway, for being a newer Goosebumps book, this one wasn't too bad.

It follows a boy named Ray whose uncle works as a clown by the name of Murder, the Clown (pictured on the cover). When the boy goes
Justin Tate
Oct 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Of the 80+ Goosebumps I’ve read this may be the best! Seriously. I was actually gasping out loud as each twist was revealed. And it was creepy! If you thought Goosebumps died with the 90s, think again! Yes I know I shouldn’t be this excited about a cheesy kids book but omg it was fun lol
Dec 28, 2016 rated it it was ok
This is where the Goosebumps Most Wanted series gets interesting. Up to now the novels were only loosely linked to past adventures, bringing back villains for one-off stories with new protagonists, but A Nightmare on Clown Street changes up the formula. When twelve-year-old Ray Gordon (nicknamed "Ray Gun" by friends and family for his extreme energy) travels to visit his Uncle Theo, who works as Murder the Clown in a circus, we get an early taste of Uncle Theo's comedy, and it's familiar to ...more
Nov 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I Think A Nightmare On Clown Street was great.It had twists and turns.R.L.Stine is a great author and does not only Goosebumps but a lot more(ex:Mostly Ghostly). I like R.L.Stine's books because they have horror.Ive read a lot of Goosebumps and there all great.Some horror story authors just do a plain.old ending.But R.L. Stine doesn't he always makes the twist.

The Book is about a kid that joins the circus,weird things happen to him there.After he realizes his uncle was actually on Clown Street
Sara A
May 30, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
this was a good book a little scary because of the clowns but other than that it was a good book
Hew J France
Not a bad story, over all. My only issue, is that we end up getting a COMPLETELY different Murder the Clown from the one we meet in the beginning of When the Ghost Dog Howls. I don't know, personally, I'd have liked to have read a book with him as the primary antagonist. Otherwise, not bad.
In reality this book was a 2.75 stars. I had high exceptions due to the other amazing books but this one was a bit of a flop. For one the ending was predictable and not satisfying. Also nothing much happened and 75% of the book was spent building. We only had about 2 or 3 short chapters of action if that..
However I enjoyed the concept and think the writing was done quite well. I did like this book but I wouldn't re read it. Ill still be carrying on with Goosebumps though as I do love that series
Nov 30, 2015 rated it liked it
My (almost 7 year old) daughter's taken a shine to the Goosebumps books so we've been working through a few recently. The latest we've finished was A Nightmare on Clown Street. While all of them we've read so far have been over the top, none have been nearly as surreal and bizarro as A Nightmare on Clown Street. She enjoyed it for it was but despite it's zaniness, it wasn't nearly as coherent or tight as the others we've read so far.
Oct 03, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: middle-grade, horror
Usually I like these cheesy stories but this one just didn't interest me too much. I like the classic books better.
Feb 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
The book Goosebumps most wanted nightmare on clown street have a lots of minor characters but the main character, Ray is a boy who wants to become a clown lucky for him his uncle, Theo is a clown and invites him to visit him at Koko's Klown Academy for the summer. Ray’s new clown name has made him become Mr. Belly bounce. The longer Ray is a clown the scary things become

The thing I hated about the book is how the ending happens that scared me and made he so angry. The part when they injected Ray
Daniel Herrera
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The book called A Clown on Clown Street by R.L. Stone is an amazing book and will be loved by who likes to read horror books. Some people think that 100 to 200 pages is a lot for a book. But when I first saw this book I knew I wouldn't read it because it was long but it is what you like to read. It was about a boy named ray who was invited by his uncle to go join the circus with him but when he got there he noticed that it was a little mysterious of how everyone was acting. Ray
Jun 07, 2018 rated it it was ok
I don't know if it's so silly or I'm just too old for this ...more
Deon Santhosh
Apr 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
I think the theme of this book is go with you think is right. Ray Gordon is having a fun time at the clown park but he realizes that some of the clowns are disappearing. Then he finds out how they are disappearing and he's deciding if he wants to check it or just stay back.
Jaden V.
Goosebumps: Nightmare on Clown Street

Nightmare on Clown Street is about a boy named Ray Gordon who goes on a “clowny” adventure when he is invited by his Uncle to visit the circus he works at, but on the first day something seems off. He is welcomed by a group of clowns who work with his Uncle, but are keeping secrets from him, such as Clown Street.
Dec 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing

R. L. Stine
Goosebumps Most Wanted Nightmare on Clown Street
Scholastic Inc. (New York)
Copyright 2015

This eye-opening book gives us a first-hand account of the injustices faced by the clowns in Koko’s Klown Academy as well as the impact of doing the right thing or the clowns will be punished.

Ray Gordon really likes the circus. Ray has an uncle who is a performer at Koko’s Klown Academy. His uncle invites him one summer to the circus, but his parents don't want him to go because he gets into
Jose Ramirez
Mar 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
I think that A Nightmare On Clown Street is a very good book because it has horror that makes you kind of scared. There was a boy named Ray he was going to tell us that he went to a circus with his uncle. Anyway let me tell you the story Ray was doing a science project then Ray decide to go to the circus but his friend Heather said, "No" but Ray went anyway. When they were there Ray went to a circus tent and he said "let's sneak in" then Heather said, "No" then they went around back then a giant ...more
Thomas Bruso
Apr 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
R.L. Stine returns with a creepy new installment in his young adult horror “Goosebumps” series, “A Nightmare on Clown Street.”

Twelve-year-old Ray Gordon is fascinated with strange things. He can’t decide how to include those peculiar personal quirks into his school science project.

Ray makes up his mind to visit his uncle, Theo, who works and performs in the circus. Ray is immediately drawn to the unusual inner workings of a traveling circus, the juggling acts, infinite clown jokes and all of the
Kaylynn Alessandri
Sep 09, 2015 rated it did not like it
The book I am reading is called Nightmare on Clown Street by R.L Stine. I loved this book it was a really good book. This book is about this kid named Ray and his friend Heather. Ray loves clowns going to the circus. His uncle Theo want him to come see him for the summer at KoKo's Klown Academy. So he goes for the summer and figures out something is wrong and creepy with this place.

I loved this book because it was funny and kind of scary. I love scary books because I like being scared. The
Nov 21, 2015 rated it it was ok
My son Ronan would probably give this five stars. This was my first Goosebumps book and it was pretty standard horror kid fare. I can definitely see the appeal to kids though with every chapter ending in a quasi-cliff hanger. I can also see why kids devour these books. You know what to expect for the most part and it's scary but not too scary. They build up to this horrible Clown Street throughout the book and it is a little disappointing when they get there because it's not as scary as you ...more
Brooklyn N.
Nov 28, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: 7pla
i think this was a pretty good book. but i do think the writers could have done more with the story. like i think the could have done more in the beggining because they kind of went fast with the story.
Kei Smith
Nov 15, 2017 rated it did not like it
You know Stine is running low on ideas when he writes a book about a mean clown named Mr. HahaFace who sends bad and naughty clowns to clown jail. Nothing about this book makes any sense, up to and including how it managed to get published.
Karen Ruiz
i think it was a good book in the beginning but in the end it was kind of not explainable.To understand me you should read it to see what i mean
Oct 16, 2014 rated it liked it
Another cute book in the new Goosebumps Most Wanted series. I know I'm too old for these books, but sometimes you just need something fun and mindless with a nice twist ending. =)
Aug 26, 2016 rated it liked it
A book from my childhood
Amy H
Mar 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The best goosebumps clown story ever

Well,I chose this fasting because I gave me the creeps,then, I just love the goosebumps series,so five stars must read
Feb 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars
Christine (KizzieReads)
My son absolutely loved this story. He was engaged in the story and even asked if he could read this one out loud to me as he really wanted more and more of it.
Basil Allam
Mar 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Oct 06, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 3rd-grade
This is my first Goosebumps book, and I totally enjoyed it. I love how each chapter ends on a cliffhanger, and the twist ending. Fun and a great introduction to horror.
Ramon Requena
Jun 04, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: novels
This book follows Ray Gordon, who visits his uncle's clown circus for the summer. Here, he discovers something sinister and eventually learns that clowns are being taken to a place called Clown Street. He learns that his uncle has been sent there, and in an attempt to rescue him he learns of The Frightener who runs Clown Street. Ray and his uncle with other clowns defeat him to escape and save all clowns. This book is a typical Goosebumps novel, but that is not a bad thing as it is also very ...more
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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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