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This is the page about the book based on the episode. For other uses, see The Great Snail Race (disambiguation).

The Great Snail Race is a SpongeBob SquarePants book by Kim Ostrow and illustrated by Andy Clark and Clint Bond. It was published by Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon on February 1, 2005 and was reprinted on Kindle on March 15, 2011. It is based on the season 3 episode of the same name.


"SpongeBob and the gang are getting ready for the Bikini Bottom Snail Race. But when SpongeBob puts his frail pet snail on an intense workout routine and a strict diet, has he gone too far?"


  • This book was released on the same day as SpongeBob's Easter Parade.
  • The Sandy scenes were removed in this book.
  • This was the first time a book has the same name as the episode it’s based on.


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