From time to time, I get questions about how to buy¬†The Big Book of Peanuts series, and they tend to be tough to answer. I understand why people would want these books, as each of them has a whole decade of the Peanuts daily strip (no Sundays.) While there are sometimes used ones available on Amazon, in general they are tough to find. I’ve only ever seen new books available in the big box membership stores like Costco, and then only around the Christmas season. When people have asked me to pick them up, well, these are big heavy books that are a pain in the tuchis to ship.

But at the moment, Costco is selling them online, and at a reasonable price – $24.99 each including shipping (At the store, they sell them for about $5 less.) The bad news is that you still have to be a Costco member to order them… but I bet if you could find a Costco member friend anywhere, they’ll probably be able to order them shipped to your US address. Worse come to worse, a Costco membership runs $60 per year.

There are four volumes out to date. I’m hoping that this holiday buying season will bring us the final one.