List of books is a Special Delivery! SpongeBob SquarePants Ready-to-Read book written by Steven Banks and illustrated by Vince Deporter. It was published by Simon & Schuster on September 1, 2003 and reprinted on February 7, 2011, and was reprinted again in May 2014. It has 32 pages in total.
Special Delivery! SpongeBob is at his table, eating his breakfast and notices that if he eats 100 boxes of Yum Cereal, he can get a free toy. After he sends away for the toy, SpongeBob and Patrick pitch a tent and Squidward wonders what's going on. SpongeBob and Patrick wait over Easter, summer, Halloween, and Christmas. At last, the toy comes and SpongeBob and Patrick run inside Squidward's house.
Squidward is playing his clarinet in the tub and SpongeBob wants to show him. Squidward says no, but SpongeBob shows it to him anyway. It was just a single red string. SpongeBob dances and plays around with his string. When Patrick wants a turn, he pulls the string hard and SpongeBob breaks down in tears. They both hold a funeral for the string, where SpongeBob said, sniffling, that the string was a good little toy, which drives Squidward crazy. Overnight, Squidward sneaks out and digs up the box. SpongeBob and Patrick come outside and find Squidward as a "thief."
Squidward ties the string together, SpongeBob and Patrick are happy and Squidward tells them to go home and be quiet. The friends send away for another toy and do what they did earlier for a very long time.
SpongeBob's New Toy
SpongeBob eats a lot of cereal so he can send away for a free toy. Then he and Patrick wait outside his house for the postman.
Their noisy singing keeps
Squidward awake. August, October and December all come and go and SpongeBob and Patrick are still
waiting. Finally, the new toy arrives – it is a piece of string! But the string breaks and SpongeBob is very upset. So when Squidward fixes
the new toy, SpongeBob decides to get another free toy for him. Unluckily for Squidward, this means waiting outside his house again!
There is a season 5 episode based on this book called " Waiting," which aired four years after this book was originally released. However, the toy in the book was a piece of string, while it was an alien in the episode.
On the cover of the original and reprint editions, Patrick's eyelids are pink instead of purple.
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1, 2, 3 Under the Sea • A Christmas Coral • A Very Krabby Christmas • Ain't Life a Beach • An Underwater Welcome! • A Very Krusty Christmas • Adventures in Bikini Bottom • And the Winner Is... • Around Town • Another Day, Another Sand Dollar • Are We There Yet? • Atlantis SquarePantis • A Splash of Color! • Attack of the Zombies! • Behold, No Cavities! • Batter Up, SpongeBob! • Bikini Bottom Bounty • Bunny Business • Best Birthday Ever! • Belly Laughs From Bikini Bottom • Bubbly Beats • Book of Silly Stuff • Boat Trouble • Bring on the Rock! • Bikini Bottom Adventures • Bikini Bottom Confidential • Bikini Bottom Buddies • Best in Show • Best Bikini Bottom Stories Ever! • Bikini Bottom Riddles • Blizzard Bluster!: SpongeBob's Book of Frosty Funnies • Blast Off, Splash Down! • Beyond Bikini Bottom! • Bottoms Up! Jokes from Bikini Bottom • Bubble Blowers, Beware! • Bubble Busters • Bubble Trouble • Boo Goes There? • Buried Treasure!: Tales from Bikini Bottom • Bad Luck Day • Brush with Greatness • Camp SpongeBob • Comic Number 9 • Comic Number 6 • Comic Number 5 • Comic Number 3 • Comic Number 2 • Comic Number 1 • Catch a Wave! • Celebrate the Sponge! 10th Birthday Edition • Clean Sweep! • Chuckle and Cringe: SpongeBob's Book of Embarrassing Stories • Class Confusion • Classroom Crack-ups! • Christmas with Krabby Klaws • Crash Course! • Champions of the Sea! • Count on Me • Clowning Around • Confessions of a Sponge • Crime and Funishment • Dancing with the Star • Deep-Sea Tales • Don't Pencil Me In! • Don't Rock the Boat! • Demolition Derby • Drive Thru • Dear SpongeBob • DoodleBob • Election Connection: The Official Nick Guide to Electing the President • Extreme Team! • Factory Fresh! • Fix the Rip • Fearless • Find It! • Five Playtime Tales • Fish Happens! • Four Absorbing Stories • Five Undersea Stories • Feel the Love • For the Love of Bubbles • Food Fight! • Friends Forever • Fly Like a Fish • Full Speed Ahead! • Fool's Gold • For Singing Out Loud! SpongeBob's Book of Showstopping Jokes • Fry Cook Freak-Out! • Friends Forever? • Go, Graduate!: All the Best from Bikini Bottom • Gone Jellyfishin' • Gone Nutty! • Goofball Rally! • Good Knight SpongeBob • Greetings from Bikini Bottom • Good Enough to Eat! • Good Ideas... and Other Disasters • Get the Pest • Good Times! • Guitar Songs: Songs for a Duck at Sea • Get a Job, SpongeBob! • Get Hooked! • Grand Prize Winner! • Go, Team SpongeBob! • Hands Off! • Happy Birthday, SpongeBob! • Happy Birthday, Squidward! • Haunted Houseboat • How to Draw SpongeBob SquarePants, 5 Splashy Styles • Hold Your Sea Horses! • Happy Campers! • How to Draw SpongeBob SquarePants Drawing Book and Kit • Hall Monitor • Hide and Sneak • Hooked on Pirates • Hooray for Dads! • I Ripped My Pants! • I Rule My World! • I'm Ready! • I Saw It All! • Hoedown Showdown • I Feel Good! • I Like Crabgrass • It's Time! • Ice-Cream Dreams • Ice Cream Time • It's a SpongeBob Christmas! • In a Fix • Jellyfish Jam • Jumbo Coloring Party • Just Say "Please!" • Jingle Smells • Jokes from the Krusty Krab • Jellyfishing • Krabby Patty Caper • Krusty Krab Adventures • Kamp Koral Activity Book • Kamp Koral Joke Book • King of Karate! • Life's a Beach and Other SpongeBob-isms • Laugh 'n' Ride • Lunch Rush • Lost in Time: A Medieval Adventure • Lights, Camera, Action! • Legends of Bikini Bottom • Main Model Pack • Mistaken Identity • My Trip to Atlantis - by SpongeBob SquarePants • My Name is CheeseHead • Man Sponge Saves the Day • Mussel Beach • Mother Knows Best • My Pet Sea Monster • Moms Are the Best! • Merry Christmas, SpongeBob! • Make it Better • Meow...Like a Snail?! • Mermaid to Measure • My Happy Book: SpongeBob's 10 Happiest Moments • Naughty Nautical Neighbors • Nautical Nonsense: A SpongeBob Joke Book • Not Just Cartoons: Nicktoons! • New Student Starfish • Once Upon a SpongeBob • Patrick at the Krusty Krab • Plank-ton's Big Plan! • Pirates of Bikini Bottom • Patrick Star! • Private Eyes • Plankton Needs It! • Patrick's Starry Night • Plank-ton to the Rescue! • Party Time • Pest of the West • Plankton's Christmas Surprise! • Ripped Pants • Rocket Wreck • Rock Stars! • Road Trip in 3-D! • Race the Waves • Ready for Laughs • Rub A Dub Dub • Salty Sea Stories • Sleepy Time • Super Sponge-tastic! • Serving Up Smiles, a Joke Book • SquaredyPants! • SpongeBob SportyPants! • Sponge at Heart: How to Live a Bikini Bottom Life • SpongeBob WetPants • SpongeBob Royale • SpongeBob SquarePants Cine-Manga Box Set • SpongeBob's Busy Day • SpongeBob Rocks • Scavenger Hunt • Shell City, Here we Come! • Stick Together! • SpongeHenge • Sea Ghost • SpongeBob's Feelin' It! • Spring Cleanup • Snack Attack! • SpongeBob Exposed! The Insider's Guide to SpongeBob SquarePants • SpongeBob Superstar • SpongeBob's Christmas Wish • Super Happy Edition • Somebunny Special • SpongeBob SquarePants Mad Libs • SpongeBob Pops Up! • Soak It Up! • Storm Warning • Scared Silly! • Sea Mail • SpongeBob's Day Off • Surprize Ink! Just Jellyfishing • Show Me the Bunny! • Shiver Me Timbers • Special Delivery! • SpongeBob Airpants: The Lost Episode • SpongeBob's Very Grown-Up Coloring Book • SpongeBob SquarePants Ocean 3D: Facts & 3D Pics • Star Power! • SpongeBob and the Princess • Stop the Clock • SpongeBob DetectivePants: The Case of the Missing Spatula • SpongeBob DetectivePants in the Case of the Vanished Squirrel • SpongeBob NaturePants • SpongeBob's Best Day Ever! • SpongeBob Goes Green! • SpongeBob to the Rescue! • SpongeBob's Big Coloring Book • SpongeBob SquarePants Phonics Box 2 • SpongeBob Goes to the Doctor • SpongeBob JokePants • Spring Cleanup • SpongeBob MoviePants • SpongeBob's Special Delivery • SpongeBob PartyPants • SpongeBob Saves the Day (Cine-Manga book) • SpongeBob Saves the Day (phonics book) • SpongeBob Saves the Day (Triple Pack) • SpongeBob, Soccer Star! • SpongeBob's Feelin' It! • SpongeBob SquarePants Annual 2006 • SpongeBob SquarePants Annual 2007 • SpongeBob SquarePants Annual 2008 • SpongeBob SquarePants Annual 2009 • SpongeBob SquarePants Annual 2010 SpongeBob SquarePants Annual 2012 • SpongeBob SquarePants Annual 2013 • SpongeBob SquarePants Annual 2014 • SpongeBob SquarePants Annual 2015 • SpongeBob SquarePants Joke Book • SpongeBob SquarePants Trivia Book • Stir, Squirt, Sizzle: A Nick Cookbook • Sticky Situations! • SpongeBob SquarePants: The Essential Guide • SpongeBob LovePants • SpongeBob SpookyPants • SpongeBob Exposed! The Insider's Guide to SpongeBob SquarePants • SpongeBob Tees Off • SpongeBob RoundPants • SpongeBob's Book of Excuses • SpongeBob's Best Days • SpongeBob's Kitchen Mission Cookbook • SpongeBob's Easter Parade • ScribbleBob DoodlePants! • SpongeBob's Runaway Roadtrip • SpongeBob's Secret Valentine • SpongeBob's Slap Shot • SpongeBob's Box of Books • SpongeBob SquarePants: Multiplication • SpongeBob SquarePants Sudoku Puzzles 1 • SpongeBob SquarePants Sudoku Puzzles 2 • SpongeBob's Yard Sale • SpongeBob's New Toy • SpongeBob SquarePants Sudoku Puzzles 3 • SpongeBob SquarePants Survival Guide • SpongeBob SportyPants! • SpongeBob for President! • Sponge on the Run! • Spongezilla Attacks! • Stop the Presses! • Somebunny Special • Stopped Clock • Tales From Bikini Bottom • Think Happy! • Top of the Heap! • The Dark and Murky Cave • The Essential Guide • The Best Mom • The Bikini Bottom Bike Race • Tea at the Treedome • The Blurry Day • Talent Show • The SpongeBob SquarePants Oracle • Tell Me, Magic Shell • The Art Contest: No Cheating Allowed! • The Nick Dictionary • The Amazing SpongeBobini • The Big Halloween Scare • The Great Escape • The Great Train Mystery • The Adventures of Man Sponge and Boy Patrick in Goodness, Man Ray! • The Adventures of Man Sponge and Boy Patrick in What Were You Shrinking? • The Adventures of Man Sponge and Boy Patrick in E.V.I.L vs. the I.J.L.S.A • The Adventures of Man Sponge and Boy Patrick in The Mega-Justice Collection • The Good, the Bad, and the Krabby • The Great Patty Caper • Time for Ice Cream • The Bikini Bottom Bike Race • The Eye of the Fry Cook: A Story About Getting Glasses • The Good, the Bad, and the Krabby! • The Great Snail Race • The Never-Ending Stay • The Big Win • The Song That Never Ends • The Big Book of SpongeBob! • The Sponge Who Saved Christmas • The Hole Truth About Work • The SpongeBob SquarePants Experience: A Deep Dive into the World of Bikini Bottom • The Krabby Patty Special (with Extra Plankton) • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (Cine-Manga) • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water: The Junior Novelization • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run: The Junior Novelization • The Great Gary Rescue! • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run: Official Activity Book • The Annual Big Book of SpongeBob SquarePants • The Three Little Neighbors • They Blow Up So Fast! • Trouble at the Krusty Krab! • UFO! • Undersea SuperStar! • Underwater Math Adventure • Underwater Friends • Vote for SpongeBob • Where's Gary? • What Luck! • Wipe Out! • Where'd It Go?: A Pop-Up Book • What's Cooking, SpongeBob? • Where the Pirates Arrgh! • Welcome to Camp Coral! • Who's Hungry? • Wipe-Off Workbook • Wormy • WhoBob WhatPants? • Wonderful Wormy • Yo-Ho-Ha-Ha-Ha!: A Pirate Joke Book • You Can't Keep a Good Sponge Down • You're Fired! • You Snooze, You Lose • Zoo Day Disaster • Zoo of Balloons
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