Schulz on the Kindle

You may have heard a lot lately about the Kindle, Amazon’s new electronic book which can quickly download and display books without being attached to a computer. There are more than 80,000 books available for this device… and now one of them is a Charles Schulz book.

That’s right, Kindle users can now download Schulz’s Youth, the collection of Schulz’s single-panel cartoons about teenagers. I think it will be a while before most comics and cartoon books find a friendly home on these electronic books, but Schulz’s open, clean style along with this being a single-panel work makes this book a good fit for the new device.

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Not authorized, but is it legal?

AAUGH Blog reader Debbie Anne pointed out to me the announcement of this curious upcoming volume, Charlie and Friends in Tip Top Comics – The Dell Series Reader Collection. This is a reprint of original Peanuts stories that appeared in the Tip Top series, and will be available in black-and-white …

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Get your BE MORE SNOOPY signed

Be More Snoopy is out today, and I’m already getting the “how can I get this signed?” query. Well, unsurprisingly, I have no signing tour on the schedule…. but all you have to do is email me your U.S. address, and I will email you a signed bookplate (that’s a …

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Review: Let’s Go to the Library!

The new “Ready-to-Read Level Two” storybook Let’s Go to the Library! is officially “by Charles M. Schulz, adapted by May Nakamura, illustrated by Robert Pope”, and it’s actually valid to call it an adaptation (which is not true of some of these storybooks.) This tale of Sally’s first trip to …