Cover: Complete Peanuts volume 11

Here’s the cover for this spring’s new release in the Complete Peanuts series:

The volume has an introduction by the talented Kristin Chenoweth (whose enjoyable TV series Pushing Daisies is going away, sniff!)

I hope that Santa Claus, Hannaklaus, or whatever powers that be have been good to you this holiday season… but if it’s not been going well, remember that we’re about to see the end of this bumpy year, start fresh with a new calendar. May your 2009 be filled with the pleasant sort of surprises! (At this point, things are looking a little quiet in the Peanuts book field… but there may be pleasant surprises there as well.)

Upcoming releases
Confessions of a Blockhead

I have avoided doing much coverage of Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown in the earliest animated specials, in this blog. His crimes and his mental health issues, while salacious, really are outside the focus of The AAUGH Blog. However, with his release from prison comes some news that …

Upcoming releases
Peanuts things to come

There are books coming up, and I’m going to knock out a few quickly in this message so I don’t have to think of them any more. Snoopy Goes to School – a children’s book in which Snoopy, well, goes to school. Art by Robert Pope. Coming in June. The …

Animated Peanuts
It’s the Pop-up Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

In a few days, Hallmark is releasing another book adaptation of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. This is one of the times that they try to give you a surprise of one pop-up in a book that’s not advertised as a pop-up… but, since it credits pop-up artist Brian …