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Lucy Says cover

This is the cover to Lucy Says, the penultimate Wendy’s Kids Meal Under-3 Peanuts book. As suspected, it features the round-headed kid not at all. Rather, it’s full -on Queen Lucy, Stratocaster-shaped noggin, frilly dress, and all. Wendy’s has released this new batch of Kids Meal toys; if your local …

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Now shipping and now orderable

Now orderable: The Complete Peanuts 1983-1984, introduction by Leonard Maltin! Now shipping: A Charlie Brown Christmas: With Sound and Music, the non-Hallmark version of last year’s Hallmark version. I will be covering this as soon as I get it in my CBChristmas-greedy hands! Also, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown …

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Look what I Looked and Found

It’s the It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Look and Find book! This one has been released through the bargain book system rather than through regular book distribution methods. Amazon doesn’t generally carry such books directly, although sometimes they have them listed for third-party sales., linked to above, carries …

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Complete Peanuts: Now Shipping

Now shipping is The Complete Peanuts volume 16, including all of the strips from 1981 and 1982, as well as the box set of volumes 15 and 16.

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Good riddance to bad bio

That plagiarized Schulz… excuse me, “Schultz” biography for the Kindle I complained about a few weeks back? It’s gone. If you try to go to the Amazon page which had it, you get an error. It hasn’t disappeared from the Kindles or hard disks of those of us who purchased …

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Inherited Peanuts gene

My son is 20 months old now, and generally hasn’t paid much attention to the TV. That’s starting to change, but still, most of the time if he’s in the room and the TV is on, he’s busy doing something else, often pestering someone to help him page through one …

New releases

A vital correction regarding Sweet Dreams, Snoopy

Last posting, I encouraged you not to confuse the different books entitled Sweet Dreams, Snoopy or some variant thereof. However, now that I have the new Wendy’s Kid’s Meal board book Sweet Dreams, Snoopy in my little Frosty-stained mitts, I can give you free rein to go ahead and confuse …

Animated Peanuts

Peanuts DVD bargains

The new special Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown hits stores tomorrow, and Amazon is already shipping some copies (knowing they’ll take more than a day to arrive). But at the moment, they’re also offering some tempting prices on other Peanuts animated disks: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown …

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A third board book

AAUGH Blog reader Bill dropped a note that he dropped by his local Wendy’s in Colorado and scored not one, not two, but three different Peanuts board books! The first two are the volumes discussed earlier; the third one, All About Me, bears the United Feature Syndicate copyright on it, …

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Peanuts book at Wendy’s… or is it?

As the AAUGH Blogger, I find out about new and upcoming Peanuts books through a variety of sources. Sometimes publishers let me know what’s going on, sometimes it’s research finding out what’s in the new catalogs, sometimes a blog reader will tip me off to something new, and sometimes is …