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The Great Escape is a SpongeBob SquarePants book based on the episode "Truth or Square." It was published by Scholastic on September 8, 2009 and reprinted by Kindle on March 15, 2011. It is based on the television movie "Truth or Square."

Book's description

"The Krusty Krab is celebrating its eleventy-seventh anniversary and Mr. Krabs is looking forward to selling lots of Krabby Patties. But just before the celebration is about to begin, Mr. Krabs, Squidward, Patrick, and SpongeBob accidentally lock themselves in the freezer! While they try make their way through the maze of air shafts above the Krusty Krab, reminiscing about their favorite memories along the way, Plankton finally gets his hands on the Krabby Patty formula! Will they get out in time to save the formula and celebrate the eleventy-seventh anniversary? Find out in this hilarious 8 x 8 story!"


SpongeBob prepared an ice sculpture of a Krabby Patty in celebration of the Krusty Krab's eleventy-seventh anniversary, but when SpongeBob, Mr. Krabs, Patrick, and Squidward try to push it out of the freezer, they accidentally lock themselves in the freezer. In order to escape, they climb into the vents and try to find a way out. Along the way, the gang begins to reminisce about their memories at Bikini Bottom, like when SpongeBob moved in or when he had his first Krabby Patty.

They eventually get out and are able to feed the customers and celebrate their eleventy-seventh anniversary.

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  • This book was released two months before the actual episode aired.

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