He’s big in Japan, but then again, he’s big everywhere

Classic finds

I don’t actively try to add notebooks to the AAUGH.com Reference Library, but this one came as a gift from my daughter. She was placing an order from a Japanese cute-stuff store, and this was the only Peanuts item they had: an Olaf notebook. A 2014 release from Kamio, I suspect this is the only thing they had left from a line. Each right-hand page has a place in the upper right corner for “No.” and “Date”, so this lined notebook may be meant for some specific use… and that specific use is glorifying Olaf!

A picture of a notebook with a large image of Olaf and nine small images of Snoopy. Text: Snoopy's brother Olaf "I'm kind of groovy!"

New releases
Call the Legal Beagle!

Today in “boy, that sure doesn’t look licensed!”, we have some new Kindle books that have shown up at Amazon. That’s right, for a mere $3.99, you can download Special Funny Peanut: Collection 1 – New Peanuts Snoopy Comic Cartoon For Kids Children by the great creator of Peanuts, Celia …

New releases
REVIEW: It’s Springtime, Snoopy!

A board book is reviewproof, at least in the traditional levels of review. After all, you have a perfectly adequate board book with nothing but a series of pictures of fruit, or letters of the alphabet. It doesn’t have to have a plot. It just has to have pages that …

New releases
Where Eagles Dare To Edit

Eagle-eyed AAUGH Blog reader David noted that for this year’s Peanuts desk calendar, they’re reformatting the 1971 strips into narrower panels… and that’s not the only change. Check the last few words – where the original January 16, 1971 strip had said “just walk around”, in now says “just walkS …