The new Only Necessary cover

Upcoming releases

AAUGH Blog reader Asher kindly pointed out that I had messed up including a link to my review of the previous edition of the Chip Kidd book Only What’s Necessary, so I’ve fixed that post, and here’s the link again!

Meanwhile, we now have a front cover image for the 70th anniversary repackaging of that book, and here it is:

That new cover image is from Schulz’s letterhead in the 1960s. I don’t think it’s as cool as the previous extreme-closeup-on-Charlie-Brown cover, but it does communicate more clearly. Here’s hoping that they also clear things up by adding page numbers; it might be worth it to me to buy another copy just for that.

Upcoming releases
Sally goes to space!

We’ve got some more storybooks coming up at the end of the year and the start of next. Probably the most intriguing title is December’s Space Traveler Sally Brown. Sally is writing a report about another famous Sally, Sally Ride, the US’s first female in space (because Alice Kramden never …

Animated Peanuts
a 2-D cover for a 3-D Christmas

We have a cover for this year’s new book edition of A Charlie Brown Christmas, which is a pop-up book.Now, when I heard that there was going to be a pop-up book, I thought it might be a book market edition of the pop-up that Hallmark stores had last year, …

Upcoming releases
Not a cook book, a cookbook

Coming in September is Peanuts Lunch Bag Cookbook. Now, you may think that you have this already, as an item from the 1970s, but noooo, that was Peanuts Lunch Bag Cook Book, an entirely different thing, just count the words. Oh, okay, the concepts are much the same, recipe books accompanied by …