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Schulz granddaughter ebook

Noted but not yet reviewed – now available for your Kindle is the first installment of In the Shadow of the Family Dog, which is autobiographical material from Dena Hodges, Schulz’s granddaughter (the daughter of Schulz’s eldest daughter Meredith). From her descriptors elsewhere, it’s clear that this is intended to …

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The Return of Peanuts Wisdom and Work and Play

A small publisher has just rereleased a couple books from the run of gifty hardcover strip reprints that showed up from Harper Collins in the 1990s. At the moment, it looks like these are available through Barnes & Noble only, at a cheap under-$6 price for these hardcovers. Now available …

Animated Peanuts

Warm Blanket Happiness is now available

The book adaptation of the upcoming Peanuts direct-to-DVD release Happiness is a Warm Blanket is now shipping. The DVD itself isn’t due out until next month. (But here’s a thought – order them both now, and that will put an order just over $25, thus qualifying you for free super-saver …

Discounts

Schulz’s Youth on the Nook

I’ve just released the Nook edition of Schulz’s Youth, my collection of the single-panel cartoons that Schulz did about teens and kids for Warner Press publications… and for now I’ve priced it at $4.99, the same price which I discounted the Kindle edition to. For those of you who don’t …

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Peanuts Collection now shipping – get yours signed

Well, I see that some of the key online retail sites are listing The Peanuts Collection as in stock for immediate shipment, a couple weeks before the official release date. I had planned to get through my preview of the book before it hit… ah, well. If you’re buying a …

New releases

The best Charlie Brown Christmas ever?!?

Today brought me a new book adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas – and this one is not just a new edition that’s only slightly different from a prior one. No, it’s not that it’s an all-new adaptation (it actually reuses all of the text and pieces of the art …

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Now shipping: Peanuts Holiday Box Set

Now shipping is the new itty boxed set of adaptations of animated specials. You get Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day, so you’ll get through much of the year with this one boxed set. I would guess that the adaptations are the same as the ones that publisher Running Press …

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Complete Peanuts volume 14 now shipping

The Complete Peanuts volume 14 (1977-1978) is now available for immediate shipping from Amazon. Which is actually kind of frustrating for me because my usual comp copy has not yet arrived. So now I have to figure out if it’s just running late (in which case I must be patient), …

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2009’s Great Pumpkin, 2010 edition

Last year I took a look at a “Special Hallmark Edition” book adaptation of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. As I theorized then, this year’s Running Press edition appears to be the same adaptation, but with some of the differences which we saw between the Hallmark and Running Press …

New releases

Complete Peanuts now shipping

The Complete Peanuts 1975-1976 is shipping a bit early (no, this is not an April Fool’s joke.) Life is full, and I haven’t had a chance to complete reading my copy, but I will say that the introduction is probably my favorite of the series thus far. Robert Smigel’s rather …