Return of the Squirtle Squad

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Return of the Squirtle Squad
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ISBN: 9780439154291
Published: April 2000
Publisher: Scholastic
Author: Tracey West
Preceded By: Splashdown in Cerulean City
Succeeded By: Journey to the Orange Islands

Return of the Squirtle Squad by Tracey West is the eighth book of the adaptation of the Pokémon anime. The focus of the novel is on Ash's Squirtle. It was first published in April 2000 by Scholastic, and is 87 pages in length.


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The focus of this novel is on Ash's Squirtle. It includes flashbacks to the anime episodes Here Comes The Squirtle Squad, Tentacool & Tentacruel, and Beach Blank-Out Blastoise.


You Snooze, You Lose!

When a strange sleeping spell is cast on an island of turtle Pokémon, it's up to Ash's Squirtle to save the day. Easier said than done.

Before it became Ash's friend, this Squirtle led a mischievous band of pranksters. Now it may need more than its Water Gun Attack to help a new squad. Sound the alarm! It's a Squirtle emergency!

Major events


Pokémon debuts






In other languages

Pokémon anime novelizations
Original series: I Choose You!Island of the Giant PokémonAttack of the Prehistoric PokémonNight in the Haunted Tower
Team Rocket Blasts Off!Charizard, Go!Splashdown in Cerulean CityReturn of the Squirtle Squad
Orange Islands: Journey to the Orange IslandsSecret of the Pink PokémonThe Four-Star ChallengeScyther, Heart of a Champion
Race to DangerTalent ShowdownPsyduck Ducks OutThundershock in Pummelo Stadium
The Johto Journeys: Go West, Young AshAsh Ketchum, Pokémon DetectivePrepare for TroubleBattle for the Zephyr Badge
The Chikorita ChallengeAll Fired UpAsh to the RescueSecrets of the GS BallPrize Pokémon
Teaming Up With TotodileTough EnoughWinner Takes All
Advanced Generation: Haunted!Phantom UnmaskedTeam Rocket TruceCelebi RescueGrovyle TroubleDeoxys in Danger
Diamond & Pearl: Pokémon AcademyThe Lost RioluCoal Badge BattleWorld of Sinnoh
Movies: The Art of Pokémon The First MovieThe Art of Pokémon the Movie 2000The Art of Pokémon the Movie 3: Spell of the Unown
Mewtwo Strikes BackMewtwo ReturnsPokémon the Movie 2000Pokémon the Movie 3Pokémon 4Ever
Destiny DeoxysLucario and the Mystery of MewPokémon Ranger and the Temple of the SeaThe Rise of Darkrai
Pikachu's VacationPikachu's Rescue AdventurePikachu and Pichu
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