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Cover: A Valentine for Lydia

Valentine’s Day is coming up… eventually. And well before that, you’ll be able to lay your hands on A Valentine for Linus, the new kids storybook. We now have the cover, and if you click through on the title in the previous sentence, you’ll go to Amazon where they also have …

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Cover: Lucy – SPEAK OUT

Here’s the cover for Lucy: Speak Out, an upcoming color strip reprint from the Peanuts For Kids series.

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Review: Snoopy’s Christmas Surprise

The just-released kids storybook, Snoopy’s Christmas Surprise, is one of the lesser of writer Jason Cooper’s efforts on the characters, at least for my tastes (but admittedly, this book is not aimed at those of us in the double-digits of years, which I most definitely am.) The story – Snoopy …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Snoopy Goes to Broadway

Peanuts characters tend not to interact with other owned intellectual property… but when it came to music, some exceptions were named in the 1980s.

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Cover: For The Love of Peanuts

We now have a cover for For The Love of Peanuts, next years coffee table tome of other artists interpreting Schulz’s characters. It’s got the look of being done with a very basic vector drawing program, a digital primitive take, if you will.  Anyway, the book can be preordered now, locking …

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A second look

Now that I have a copy of the new Look and Find: Peanuts, I can confirm that it is just a smaller-dimension reprint of 2011’s Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown Look and Find. There actually have been some very minor changes made on one of the spreads, but I leave it to the …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Peanuts Projects

Peanuts Projects, a 1963 oversized activity book, was both a groundbreaker and a an odd duck in a number of ways… ways in which the AAUGH Blogger will take over ten minutes telling you about. If that doesn’t sound interesting to you, you’ve got the wrong podcast.

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Happy Thanksgiving Snoopy, and the rules

I just received the new storybook for children, Happy Thanksgiving, Snoopy. Adapted by Jason Cooper with art by Scott Jerald, it tells a tale of the year when everyone’s normal Thanksgiving plans fall apart, so the kids end up spending the holiday together with a non-traditional meal… it’s not an …

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Peapodcast mailbag

On this mailbag episode of the Peapodcast, Erle T. Grant, Peapodcast host and fanatic about the Peapod comic strip, answers the questions you’ve emailed him! Don’t hear your question answered? Submit it for next time!

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Review: Peanuts Cross-Stitch

The embroidery craft of cross-stitch is inherently a low-resolution one. Putting an X of thread around a weave intersection of aida cloth creates a single pixel, and one by one you build up your grid of pixels, generally with a handful of threads giving you a limited color pallet. As …

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