an award-winning Peanuts book

Peanuts books have won a number of awards over the years; I was there when a Complete Peanuts volume got comicdom’s coveted Eisner Award. Well, they racked up another win this week at the Independent Book Publishers Association’s Ben Franklin Awards. The Gold Award in the category of Coffee Table Books went to a Peanuts book.

Which one?

This one.

SnoopyTreasures

The Snoopy Treasures, written by Nat Gertler.

I’ve been singing happy songs and dancing silly moves for hours now.

Of course, all praise must at least be shared with the design and editorial team (Rosebud Eustice, Delia Greve, Donna Metcalf, Tom Miller), who took my prose and handful of images and rounded it out into a colorful tome with removable thingies!

–Nat, award-winning author

Schulz/Peanuts news
Guess who just bought a big chunk of Peanuts??

The Hollywood Reporter is Hollywood reporting that entertainment giant Sony just bought 39% of the holding company that exists to hold the rights to Peanuts. They bought just short of half of the share that DHX Media bought a year ago. This means that the ownership breaks down like this: …

Schulz/Peanuts news
Peanuts Global Artist Collective

Now this is cool! The Peanutsy folks have announced the Peanuts Global Artist Collective, an international public art effort were seven selected artists/teams are doing public art using the Peanuts characters. They’re permitted to do their own interpretation of the characters, or to use Schulz art, or to mix things together …

Nat news
Thanks for visiting

This is just a quick “Thank You” to all of the AAUGH Blog readers who stopped by my booth at the Festival of Books this weekend – both the existing (hi, Jim!) and the ones who grabbed up the blog’s address card and are checking it out for the first …