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The Big Halloween Scare is a SpongeBob SquarePants Ready-to-Read book based on the episode "Scaredy Pants." It was written by Steven Banks and illustrated by Heather Martinez. The book was released on September 1, 2003 and is published in a joint effort by Simon Spotlight and Nickelodeon.

It has 32 pages and was reprinted on Kindle on January 27, 2011, and in paperback on August 7, 2012.

Synopsis

"It is Halloween, and SpongeBob is determined to scare everyone this year. All he has to do is dress up like the Flying Dutchman, but SpongeBob does not realize just how scary he can look. Join the gang from Bikini Bottom in this spooky Halloween tale!"

Description

The cover shows a scared SpongeBob in his ghost costume while being tied up on a rope by Patrick in the Krusty Krab. Squidward, Mr. Krabs, and Sandy are shown in the background laughing.

The reprint cover instead shows the Flying Dutchman scaring SpongeBob with his hands in the air.

Trivia

  • Squidward is seen dressed as a clown and not as the Flying Dutchman like he is in the episode this book is based on.
  • This book was released on Hal Douglas' 79th birthday.
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