...nd honk, and threw off his covers. Now
crouching eagerly on the edge of his mattress, he stretched his arm
downward and tapped Garys shell.Pst! Gary..!
he said quietly. This not working, he shook the snails shell
profusely and said louder, Garycome on Gary, wake up you sleepy
sea slug! Its Christmas!Garys
eyestalks slowly crept out of his shell, blinking sleepily. Meow..?
he asked, his voice dripping fatigue.Yes of course
now, silly. Spongebob chuckled, You wouldnt wanna miss
present time, would ya?Meow? Gary
questioned, sounding more awake as he popped fully out of his shell.Well,
no Spongebob admitted, scratching his head, I couldnt
afford to buy
a present for everyone with no Christmas bonusbut I did
do something even better with what I did have..! He stretched his
arm out of sight and pulled a large cardboard box onto the bed. He
opened the box and stuck his hand inside. Are you ready, Gary?
he asked, smiling.Meow! Gary
replied, circling the floor in excitement.Ookaaayiiits
Spongebob teased, then, quick as a flash, set before Gary, a book
made of origami!Gary blinked at
the blank white book leaning against the bed in front of him. He
oozed forward, opened it, and flipped though a few equally blank