My Best Friend Is Invisible (Goosebumps, No 57)

My Best Friend Is Invisible (Goosebumps, No 57)

R. L. Stine

Language: English

Pages: 114

ISBN: 0590568949

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Science fiction buff Sammy Jacobs, a young boy who is a disappointment to his research scientist parents, is unable to make anyone believe him when an invisible boy named Matthew Armstrong disrupts his life. Original."












Time for dinner!” Mom called up the steps. “I’m going downstairs to eat,” I told Brent. “And when I come back—” “Don’t worry, I’ll still be here,” he said cheerfully. He’s never going to leave, I realized as I headed down for dinner. Never. What am I going to do? How am I going to get rid of him? There was only one thing to do. I took my seat at the dinner table. “Mom. Dad. I have something important to tell you.” My parents gazed up from their plates. I took a deep breath while they

invisible kid as funny as you are?” He kicked me again. “Simon—” I started. “Cut it out, you two!” Dad shouted. I turned to Dad. “But there really is an invisible kid. You’ve got to believe me. I need your help.” “Not tonight,” Dad groaned. “Please. Your mom and I had such a terrible day.” I tried again. “He could be dangerous. He’s upstairs and—” “Sammy—not another word. I mean it,” Dad said. “No more crazy stories.” So much for smart parents. Now what am I going to do? I wondered as Mom

friend—Brent?” I let out a loud groan. Dad didn’t believe me. He led me downstairs. “Where are we going?” I asked. He didn’t answer me. “Dad!” I cried. “Where are you taking me?” 27 “Where are we going, Dad? TELL ME NOW!” “Calm down, Sammy. We have an appointment with someone who can help you,” he finally answered. “Mom and I have talked about your problem with Dr. Krandall—and she’s going to see you now.” “I—I don’t want to go to a doctor!” I yelled. “I don’t need a doctor!”

joke.” Dad turned to us. “You thought it was funny—right, Sammy? Roxanne?” “Yeah… very funny, Dad,” I said, rolling my eyes. “One of your best jokes. A real riot.” “I knew it was a laser light.” Roxanne moved back toward the bed. She sat down, trying to look cool. “When I saw how scared Sammy was, I played along. Super trick, Mr. Jacobs. We really fooled Sammy!” We really fooled Sammy! We? I wanted to strangle Roxanne. Sometimes I hate her. HATE her. Simon wandered into the room, carrying

clothes in the hamper and make your bed.” “But half the day is over. It doesn’t make sense to make my bed now,” I argued. “Sam-my!” Mom narrowed her eyes. Mom narrows her eyes when she’s angry. Right now her eyes were really narrowed. “GO!” Mom opened the refrigerator to get a drink. I turned to leave the kitchen—and froze. Right behind Mom, Brutus started to rise up from the kitchen chair. Floating up. Rising higher and higher. His fur stood straight up. He gazed down at the floor and let

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