Frown Digest is a book about frowning that Squidward reads in the episode "Employee of the Month."


The book has a large number of pages. It is red and has the book's name written on the cover in dark purple text.

Role in episode

Squidward reads this book near the beginning of the episode. SpongeBob then starts talking about how he will win the Employee of the Month Award again. Squidward is no longer reading the book after SpongeBob is told by Mr. Krabs that Squidward could end up winning the award.


  • It is a reference to the fact that Squidward rarely smiles.
  • Its title is a reference to Reader's Digest.