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December 18: The Charlie Brown Christmas Coloring Book

This 1979 coloring book isn’t just A Charlie Brown Christmas, it’s The Charlie Brown Christmas. And that cover is sweet! Although the interior does have one thing that bugs my in coloring books: characters who have their mouths open, clearly talking, but there’s no word balloon or caption to tell us what they’re saying.

 

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My choice of what the finest non-adaptation-of-A-Charlie-Brown-Christmas Peanuts Christmas book wasn’t a struggle. The Joy of a Peanuts Christmas is quite simply a lovely book of the core of Peanuts. It’s a strip collection, collecting Christmas-themed strips. Now, that would describe a lot of the books on this list, but …

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The title of Christmas is Together-Time may be a mite awkward, but what it is isn’t awkward at all. What it is is pure, book-original Schulz, with his reflections on Christmas and what it is. And lest you think that a Christmas giftbook is apt to be pure saccharine, we …

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Some books are great, but some books are more than a book, and such is the case with A Very Peanuts Christmas – it’s a book, but it’s also a pillow! More of a decorative throw item than something you’re going to use to sleep on, but it is nice …