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Back from the Festival

I had a good time at the L.A. Times Festival of Books – really, I was showing people books and taking people’s money, and those are both things I love to do. I’d like to thank everyone who stopped by – oh, and AAUGH Blog reader Pat? I think I …

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a blog post with a special guest appearance

Well, day one of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is over. Things are going well. And I sold one copy of The Peanuts Collection to a very special guest: Recognize that boy? No? Of course you wouldn’t. But if he spoke, you might. Young Gabe is the current …

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Remember to stop by at LA Book Fest

A final reminder that I will be at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus tomorrow and Sunday, in booth 860 (the CAPS booth). Stop by, say hi. I’ll have lots of books – plenty of copies of The Peanuts Collection (if you don’t have that), …

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A pinker kind of Peanuts love

Cider Mill Press, which has already reprinted in the 1960s Peanuts book Love is Walking Hand in Hand, so doing it again… and upping the love intensity! That’s right! If the preview image is correct, you will have a Valentine’s Dayish color scheme, instead of the old version, which invoked …

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Dog biscuits are nearer than you think

Sometimes I use this blog to tell you information that is interesting… dare I believe, at times even fascinating? But this time, I’m just telling you that the Snoopy Dog Biscuits Cookbook kit has been moved up from December to mid-October,. You’ll have time to make Peanuts character-shaped dog biscuits …

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Angelenos – come see the AAUGH Blogger in person

For those in the Greater Los Angeles Area (which is so much better than the Lesser Los Angeles Area) really should come by the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this coming weekend, April 21-22, at USC. Admission is free (though parking, alas, is not), and there will be plenty …

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All about Vince Guaraldi

Elsewhere, Peanuts animation expert Scott McGuire points out that Derrick Bang (who you may know as the editor of the It’s Only a Game and Li’l Folks collections, the author of 50 Years of Happiness and the co-author of Security Blankets) has put out Vince Guaraldi at the Piano, a …

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Covers

We’ve got the covers for the Peanuts books coming this fall from Fantagraphics: There’s The Complete Peanuts 1985-1986: andThe Complete Peanuts 1983-1986 boxed set: and the one that makes the little AAUGH Blogger extra-happy, the little gift book I’ve wanted to put together for years, Charlie Brown’s Christmas Stocking: All …

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Other inside info

While I was being corrected on the status of It’s Tokyo, Charlie Brown (and boy, did I not just end up with egg on my face there, I ended up with AAUGH on my face!), my inside source did let me in on some better information, and that’s about the …

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MAJOR CORRECTION – It’s Tokyo NOT coming to video

I’ve been contacted by a friend within the Peanuts organization, letting me know that despite what I posted earlier, It’s Tokyo, Charlie Brown is not in production as an animated release. At this point, it is coming out only as an original graphic novel. You readers and everyone at Peanuts …