This lavish coffee table book delivers an eye-opening behind-the-scenes look at the creation of SpongeBob and all the hard work and creativity that have gone into making him one of the most popular cartoon characters of all time. Featuring in-depth interviews with the cast and crew who bring Bikini Bottom to life, The SpongeBob SquarePants Experience will also include a treasure trove of SpongeBob concept artwork and other rare and revelatory visuals that will make it an absolute delight for fans. Delving into the creation of each of the beloved characters like never before and featuring early sketches, concepts, and other material that sheds new light on the creative vision behind SpongeBob, this is the ultimate book on a true icon of animation. The SpongeBob SquarePants Experience also presents a wealth of fun inserts, pullouts, and other surprises, creating a truly interactive experience that takes fans into SpongeBob’s world like never before.
Jerry Beck is the author of over fifteen books on animation history. He writes about classic cartoon characters at CartoonResearch.com and blogs about modern animation at AnimationScoop.com. A former studio executive with Nickelodeon Movies and Disney TV, Beck currently teaches animation history at Woodbury University in Burbank, CA, where he lives.