Night of the Living Dummy is the seventh book in the original Goosebumps series. It was released in May 1993. It was the first book to feature Goosebumps character Slappy the Dummy.


Sisters, Kris and Lindy Powell, are always bickering with each other, but when Lindy finds a ventrilloquist dummy in the dumpster (to which she names Slappy), the bond between the twins starts to become even worse. Kris ends up getiing a dummy of her own, named Mr. Wood. But after she reads a weird message out loud, weird things start happening, and it seems that the dummies might be responsible.



  • Despite Mr. Wood being the main villain, Slappy is pictured on the cover.
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