Everybody loves SpongeBob SquarePants! This friendly sponge is the star of one of the most popular cartoons on TV. Did you ever wonder who created SpongeBob? The man who brought SpongeBob to life is named Stephen Hillenburg. Stephen loves the ocean, and he loves to draw. Discover how Stephen gets his ideas for the adventures of SpongeBob and his friends. Meet some of Stephen’s real–life friends, including the man who is the voice of SpongeBob. Get ready to take a journey under the sea into the world of Stephen Hillenburg!