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Squid Tales

Updated on June 13, 2014

A look back at Squid Tales.

A collection of Squidoodles based on some of the best known and loved works of authors and script writers across Squidland. Join our squids for a stroll down Literary Lane with a salute to some of the great classics that have entertained us for generations. Whether they appeared on pages, or the big screen, I hope you'll enjoy Squid Tales.

And now, on with the show....

A Tale Of Two Squiddies

Why not start with the all time best selling novel? Seems like a revolutionary idea!

"It was the best of tides, it was the worst of tides..."

In a quiet villa, Noblesquid Don Squiego works hard to protect his secret identity from adoring fans who have no clue who he really is...

...but at night, he turns into the legendary masked hero, Sqorro...defender and protector of the common squid against evil, and the perils of villainous officials!


The town looks forward to the annual production put on by the amateur actors at the Squidville Community Theatre. This year features a hairy production based on the popular fairy tale, Squipunzel.

Shouts of "Break a tentacle" could be heard from the audience...

Squid of La Mancha

Don Squixote and his faithful squire Squancho Panza, ride toward town with the wind at their backs.

Squid Family Robinson

The family that shipwrecks together...stays together!

Squerlock Holmes

Hounded by a mystery, Squerlock and his trusty sidekick Doc Squatson, accept an invite by the Baskervilles to investigate. It's a little more than elementary my dear Squatson, it's actually K-9!

The Great Squidsby

Looks like a 23 Squidoo is causing quite a flap!

Gone With The Tide

When Squarlet asked why his socks had holes, Rhett answered "Quite frankly my dear, I don't give a darn!".

The Old Squid and the Sea.

There was no way the old guy was going to throw this one back!

Robinson Sqarusoe

Many didn't know Robinson Sqarusoe was an author who desperately wanted to be read....instead he was "marooned"!

The biggest book of them all!

and if we had a choice, we would always opt for the latter...


The King takes the stand to watch his Knight of the Round Table go into battle!

The works of Mark Sqwain.

Favorites of the squidsters growing up has always been the writings of Mark Sqwain including "The Adventures of Huck Squinn"...

And of course "The Adventures of Tom Squawyer",

The Squidback of Notre Dame

Squasimoto had a hunch about the town...and it rang true!

The Squids of Music

The hills are alive with the Von Sqrapps in concert.

Dedicated with love to my beautiful wife Angelica, who graciously tolerates my squidoodling!

Squid Side Story

The old gang in the neighborhood decided to hold a block party...and it was a riot!

A Squidmas Carol

This classic from Charles Squickens tells the story of Ebensqueezer Sqrooge, who receives an ominous warning from his deceased partner, Jacob Squarley. His evening is about to get a little tense with visits from Past, Present and Future!

The Dark Squid

From comic books to TV to the big screen, Sqotham City has always been safe. When danger lurks, the mayor shines the BatSquid light in the sky, and summons the Caped Crusader!

The First Annual Squidcademy Awards

Just being nominated, and being one of the Top 100 Lenses for 2011, was an enormous thrill but I'm extremely pleased to say that after the voting we made the Top 11 Community Favorites for 2011!

The actors, producers and stagetentacles all extend their most heartfelt thanks to everyone for their votes and bestowing such an honor to Squid Tales!

The entire collection of Squidoodles and Squid Art

If you enjoy these adaptations of the little one-eyed orange squid, then you'll want to take a look at some of these if you haven't visited before. Thanks!

SquidArt by Steve Thompson / tagsforkids is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Squidoo logo is a trademark of Squidoo LLC. Graphics, Squidart and Squidoodles © 2009 by tagsforkids (Steve Thompson) . Some rights reserved. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 License. You may use these Squidoodle images for lenses, but not for commercial use (i.e. you can not sell them or use for advertising products), as long as you include credit and a link back to the Squid Tales lens. Please note that I am not affiliated with, nor endorsed by Squidoo LLC. Thank you.

I'd love to hear your comments and suggestions for more works!

Let me know you stopped by!

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    • Tagsforkids profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @Zodiacimmortal: Thanks. Let me see what I can do for the graphic and I'll let you know. :-)

    • Zodiacimmortal profile image


      6 years ago from Yonkers, NY

      Love the Squid art.. (I've looked at most of the lenses.)Any Chance for a Squid (Green) Arrow (I've made a lens on the actor playing in the series. One that looks like its researching the Occult (or even better that could be the winchesters with their father's journal from Supernatural

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      6 years ago

      Awesome collection of squid art

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      Echo Phoenix 

      7 years ago

      Squidtastic! I LOVE this lens:)

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      Rose Jones 

      7 years ago

      Wonderful, clever - blessed.

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      7 years ago

      My! My! My! Excellent piece of work !

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      Ellen Gregory 

      7 years ago from Connecticut, USA

      This is great! So funny and brilliant

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      7 years ago

      This article is hysterical!! Love it, love it, love it!! Great job!

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      7 years ago

      I loves these lens. Thanks

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      7 years ago

      Ah, I was just thinking about that old squid and the sea. Hugs across those miles.

    • lucy439br profile image


      7 years ago

      This is amazing! Fantastic Lens! :)

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      7 years ago

      I was cracking up at the pictures...I love how the non squid animals only have one eye too.

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      7 years ago

      u made my day :))) great work !

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      7 years ago

      GREAT lens!!!! Wow!!! Super cute! Blessed!

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      Heather Bradford 

      7 years ago from Canada

      Wow, in awe you put this together so well. Bizarre, humorous and fun!

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      7 years ago

      So talented actors. Very enjoyable lens. Thanks :)

    • chezchazz profile image


      7 years ago from New York

      LOL! I haven't laughed this much since Squidtember. Blessings.

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      7 years ago

      You had me at "It was the best of tides." Hilarious lens!

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      7 years ago

      This was funny, I enjoyed it =)

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      7 years ago

      the adventure of sqoro is quit interesting; i liked it

      surgical hospital

    • chromegrrrl profile image


      7 years ago

      Sweet! I love the art

    • ionee251 profile image


      7 years ago

      A great love for this lens!

    • MaryQuinlin profile image


      7 years ago

      Very cute and fun.

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      7 years ago

      very entertaining and original!

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      7 years ago

      Where's Robin Squid? From Nottingsquid lake?

    • kislanyk profile image


      7 years ago from Cyprus

      Oh way too sweet! Blessed.

    • PTurner56 profile image


      7 years ago

      What talent! What tentacles! I especially like "Gone with the Tide". You should get the award for Squidnimation!

    • PaulaSquidoo profile image


      7 years ago

      I love it. This lens is like the TV show Wishbone for Squidoo. Some other ideas to parody: Where In the World is Carmen Sandiego, Where's Waldo, MC Escher, Mandelbrot Fractals, World Dictators, Super Heros, Politicians, Comedians, Kings and Queens, America's Most Wanted,...I could go on and on...if you implement any of these, please post a link on my profile so I can check them out and share them with others.

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      Bob Zau 

      7 years ago

      Very awesome and clever, clever, clever!

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      7 years ago

      Very entertaining for big kids too.

    • SoniaCarew profile image


      7 years ago

      Fab fun lens!

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      7 years ago


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      seeker2011 lm 

      7 years ago

      A fun lense.

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      7 years ago

      I liked squid-hippie, made laugh!

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      Julia Morais 

      7 years ago

      I love the pictures....very creative lens!

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      7 years ago from San Diego, CA

      Lol, cute. Thanks for the laugh.

    • wheresthekarma profile image


      7 years ago

      Very clever!

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      7 years ago


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      7 years ago

      lol I love it :)

    • jlshernandez profile image


      7 years ago

      A day brightener indeed. Very creative and witty. Thanks for sharing you squidoodles.

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      7 years ago

      very nice lens

    • Blackspaniel1 profile image


      7 years ago

      Nice lens.

    • Akitajitsu profile image


      7 years ago from California

      Thanks for the laugh!

    • writerkath profile image


      7 years ago

      What a day-brightener! Creative and fun! I'm still smiling. Thank you! :) *Blessed*

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      7 years ago from Benson, IL

      Those were some good ones!

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      7 years ago

      Great work!

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      7 years ago

      So funny, I loved the squid stories, reminds me of bedtime tales.

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      jimbarnes lm 

      7 years ago

      a fun lenses

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      7 years ago

      So much fun! Fabulous lens :)

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      Linda Pogue 

      7 years ago from Missouri

      I love it! I appreciate the laugh. Blessings!

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      7 years ago

      Great tribute to Squidoo ... *angel blessing*

    • RazzbarryBreeze profile image


      7 years ago

      AMAZING and So Creative!!!!!!!! Superb job on this lens!!!!

    • norma-holt profile image


      7 years ago

      hahahahah Can't stop laughing. You are so creative and a wonderful sense of humour. Blessed and featured on Blessed by Skiesgreen 2012. Hugs.

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      7 years ago

      Absolutely delightful and blessed for creativity that just seems to abound. I don't remember posing for the old hippy but I seem to remember that headband!

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      7 years ago

      What a squidprise it was to find my favorite squids here in a squidoo lens. Wow.

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      7 years ago

      Great lens! Keep up the good work! thumbs up!

    • Kailua-KonaGirl profile image


      7 years ago from New York

      So creative and fun! Blessed and congrats to the top 11 for 2011. Adding to " Top 11 Squidoo Lens for 2011" Module of My Squid Angel Wings lens.

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      7 years ago

      A bit creepy but still very cute.

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      7 years ago

      You have amazing art abilities and crazy imagination. Love them!

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      7 years ago

      This is just wonderful and very creative

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      7 years ago

      Your lens is a Whole Lotta Fun! Congratulations on being one of the top 11 in 2011!

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      Ann Scaling Tucker 

      7 years ago from Enid, OK

      Congratulations!!! Have a great year.

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      7 years ago from Canada

      I loved the squidelot picture:)

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      Fay Favored 

      7 years ago from USA

      What great fun. Extremely creative. Tops in its field. Best I've seen yet.

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      7 years ago

      Applause , applause to the squid-actors! Bravo!

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      Ilona E 

      7 years ago from Ohio

      Just love the way you took this whole idea. Fun lens that made me smile today:)

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      Trina Sonenberg 

      7 years ago from Nucla, Colorado

      LOVE IT! Blessed, tweeted, and everything else.

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      7 years ago

      Very clever and fun! Enjoyed visiting this lens very much.

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      7 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Hysterical and very clever. You are a talented graphic artist (with perhaps a tiny bit of a warped sense of humor?!?). :) Congrats on being selected as part of the Top 11 lenses of 2011.

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      7 years ago

      Ohhh my goodness you are clever. This is so unique and creative, just love it. Congratulations!

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      Laraine Sims 

      7 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      Magnificent! Congratulations on your well deserved Top 11 award. Very well deserved!

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      7 years ago

      Congratulations! Very entertaining!

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      Lynne Schroeder 

      7 years ago from Blue Mountains Australia

      You have talent and a sense of humour - these are such fun! Congratulations on being one of the Top 11 in 2011!

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      Ellen Gregory 

      7 years ago from Connecticut, USA

      Brilliant and so funny. Wonderful lens

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      7 years ago

      You are a talented graphic designer, no doubt about that. Happy New Year!

    • bikerministry profile image


      7 years ago

      Congratulations Top 11 of 2011. This lens certainly earned it's spot. Super work. You are so creative. Blessings. "Old Squid and the Sea," ha, do you carry a note pad to document your ideas when you aren't creating these? Don't let the good ones get away.

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      Jules Corriere 

      7 years ago from Jonesborough TN

      Congratualtions on your nomination for Community Favorites AND for making the MONSTER BOARD! I absolutely love your illustrations! I think my biggest giggle was the Old Squid and the Sea, but because it is the season, I also enjoyed a Squidmas Carol. bravo for work well done! I am adding you to my list of favorite lensmasters I follow. Happy New Year!

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      7 years ago from Liverpool, England

      Congrats on the placing on top 11 lenses of 2011. I could have sworn I'd blessed this - rectified now.

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      Coreena Jolene 

      7 years ago

      Congrats on your lens for 2011. I hope we see more in 2012. Happy New Year!

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      7 years ago from England

      You are so talented! Congratulations for being in the Top 11 Squidoo lenses for 2011! ~~Blessed~~

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      7 years ago

      Congrats on being nominated for Community Favorite Lenses of 2011. A wonderful lens. Fortunately we both share one thing it was easier to vote than for most as mine was my "why-I-am a- vegetarian was nominated as well. A proud moment for all of us. Good luck in the voting.

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      Peggy Hazelwood 

      7 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      This is so cute! Love it! Gone with the Tide and Mark Sqwain are my favs, I think. Congrats on the top 100. You so deserve it!!

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      7 years ago from Kentucky, USA

      Squid creative!

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      Mary Norton 

      7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Congrats for making the top 100. This lens deserves it.

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      Dancing Cowgirl Design 

      7 years ago from Texas

      Stopped by to say congrats on making the Top 100. I see why. This is such a cute page . I love it. Best wishes for the New Year.

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      7 years ago

      Spectacular!!!! Your imagination is amazing, and so totally enjoyable! Superb lens - i'm voting for this in the quest. All the best :)

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      7 years ago

      These Squidoodles are soooooooo cute. Congratulations on being one of the final 100 favorite Squidoo lenses of 2011!

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      Mickie Gee 

      7 years ago

      I have a warm place in my heart for the one-eyed basset hound. As usual, squidooles prefected! Congrats on making the top 100! Hope we both do well in the voting.

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      Dianne Loomos 

      7 years ago

      Love Gone with the Tide! Lol! Congrats on making the top 100!

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      7 years ago

      These are awesome! Only missing Hans and Squidchen and maybe Beauty and the Squid? :D Fantastic work.

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      Kirsti A. Dyer 

      7 years ago from Northern California

      So much fun! Wishing you a happy and healthy new year.

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      Carolan Ross 

      7 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Love these Squid Tales, they deserve a BIG hand!

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      7 years ago

      Definitely the actors deserve a Squidhand! Squidplause to all! Very clever and enjoyed the artwork.

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      7 years ago

      Congratulations on being in the top 100. I look forward to more Classics.

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      Ann Hinds 

      7 years ago from So Cal

      Very, very clever. Totally enjoyed the Squid Tales. I can see why it is in the top 100.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      You are so creative and talented. Congrats on being in the top 100 Community Favorites.

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      Angela F 

      7 years ago from Seattle, WA

      Definite thumbs up. So clever...

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      Barbara Radisavljevic 

      7 years ago from Templeton, CA

      I love your work,but hadn't seen this page yet. Clever! My Favorite was "Gone with the Tide."

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      7 years ago

      That was just too cute!

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      Carolan Ross 

      7 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Inspired by your squid tales, Steve!


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