Lizard of Oz: In this spinoff to the New York Times–bestselling Goosebumps series, a tween begins turning into a reptile when her parents brings home a lizard egg.
Kate Lipton's family has some strange ideas. Her dad is convinced that their family should be running a farm . . . for lizards. Who doesn't love lizards? The whole family takes a trip to Australia to find the most exciting and rare species. But what they come home with is an egg. Kate can't wait for the egg to hatch. And when it finally does, strange things start to happen. She can't help but notice certain . . . changes her body is going through. And then there's all those flies she's suddenly compelled to eat. What's happening to her? And will she survive the Lizard of Oz?
Hello, I'm R.L. Stine. I see you've found the Goosebumps office.
Let me ask you a question. Have you ever seen a real quicksand pit?
Well, guess what? You're standing in one!
Do you suddenly have a sinking feeling?
Ever hear the old expression "sink or swim"? I think you're about to do both!
Ha-ha. Don't worry. I'll get a rope and pull you out. Right after I have my lunch.
Hey, don't go anywhere, okay?
Only kidding. Here. Let me give you a hand. Come into my office.
I see you are admiring the WANTED posters on the wall. Those posters show the creepiest, crawliest, grossest Goosebumps characters of all time. They are the MOST WANTED characters from the MOST WANTED books.
That poster you are studying is of a very ugly dude, a lizard from Australia we call "The Lizard of Oz."
One bite from this toothy reptile might change your life forever. Just ask Kate Lipton. She came a little too close one day and …
Well, Kate will tell you what one lizard bite can do. Once you read her story, you'll soon understand why The Lizard of Oz is MOST WANTED.