Robert Lawrence Stein, born in 1943 in Columbus, Ohio, is more commonly known as R.L. Stein writer of the Goosebumps series of books for children as well as others. He has written over 300 books with there being over 60 books in the original Goosebumps and more than 20 of the Goosebumps: Horrorland books with Why I Quit Zombie School a Horrorland Hall of Horrors book number four, having released on October 1, 2011. Stine’s book, Nightmare Hour: Time for Terror a collection of short stories holds position 85 in Children’s books best sellers on Amazon.com and holds position 4 in Spine-Chilling Horror within the Children’s books realm on Amazon.com. His books have sold over 400 million copies in over 32 languages.