Peanut cookbook a-comin’!

As I just posted on the Upcoming Peanuts Books list, August will bring us The Peanuts Lunchtime Cookbook, a paperback from Ballantine Books. I have a sneaking suspicion that this is just a new edition of the old Peanuts Lunch Bag Cook Book, but I could be wrong.

My baby Allison has me facing a minor dilemma – she’s taken to liking some of my Peanuts board books, and being a collector, I want to protect them. Lucky for me, the folks at bookcloseouts has a bunch of these books remaindered at a fraction of their original price. So I’m grabbing up Baby Woodstock’s Easter Eggs, Hello World, Snoopy’s Feelings, Woodstock in Action, and Charlie Brown & Snoopy for under nine bucks for all five books (plus shipping, naturally). And if you click through and do a search for “Charles Schulz”, you’ll find they’ve got a bunch of other Peanuts kids books and a few things for the adults as well (like scratch-and-dented copies of the paperback version of Peanuts: A Golden Celebration for $5.)

Ahh, but I’m a cheap guy at heart.

For folks who like to read my yammering, I’ve decided to expand my TV review blog to include my yammering on things that aren’t TV. So now it’s been retitled: Nat’s TV or Not TV

Live well, everyone!

Upcoming releases
A Sunny Day coming in December?

The last month of the year will bring Woodstock’s Sunny Day, a board-shaped bird book… excuse me, bird-shaped board book… written by Patty Michaels and drawn by Vicki Scott. “It’s a beautiful Spring day, and Woodstock doesn’t want to just hang around Snoopy’s doghouse. He convinces his best friend that they …

Upcoming releases
Back the new Peanuts on Parade Kickstarter, attempt 2

As those who memorize the blog or the podcast know, William Johnson has spent years gathering materials for a pair of books depicting all of the decorated statues of Peanuts characters that were generated during the annual events in St Paul and Santa Rosa. Not so long ago, he had …

Discounts
Get a free Hogan’s Alley

As some of you  may know, I write frequently for Hogan’s Alley, the magazine of the cartoon arts. Well, here’s your chance to get a free issue sent right to you at no cost or charge – the mag usually runs $7.50! (US addresses only.) You don’t get to pick an …