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Peanuts Presents: The Very First Christmas

I just got in my copy of the new Hallmark interactive book Peanuts Presents: The Very First Christmas. Written by Andrew Blackburn and drawn by Richard LaPierre, this story is told across 5 two-page spreads, each of which introduces a new hole in the right-hand page, in which you insert one …

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It’s Another A Charlie Brown Christmas, Charlie Brown!

So there I was, serenely confident that I’d found all the new book editions of A Charlie Brown Christmas for the year. I’d gotten the ones that were solicited through normal book channels. I’d gotten the one that Hallmark had produced. I’d even gotten the book of stamps! So I’m done, …

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Snoopy Treasures reviews

This is my post for linking and quoting reviews of my book The Snoopy Treasures… and I intend to quote them all (well, not from mass-review sites, like Goodreads or Amazon), both the good and the bad. Only problem is, as of my initial post on Nov 17, I really don’t …

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Got it!

The Big Book of Peanuts, 1960s edition, with all of the non-Sunday strips from that decade, is mine, I tells ya, mine! $19.99 at Costco… and yes, they had the 1970s and 1980s at the same price. Yes, these books are based on an Italian series… but unlike some foreign …

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How to be a Grrrl!

I just got How to Be a Grrrl! which according to its cover is by Lucy Van Pelt herself. This is a collection of strips (and selections from strips) starring Lucy, about feminism and power. They attempt to use a ‘zine-style design asthetic, with the strips put in front of backgrounds that …

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The book I got

I just received A Charlie Brown Religion, Stephen J. Lind’s look at the spirituality in Schulz’s work and in his life. And I really want to read this, it’s the book I’ve been most looking forward to for months. But I’ve got a press interview today to prepare for. And a Kindle …

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Tricky Peanuts trivia time!

Today’s trivia question comes in two parts, each of which has two clauses. Who is this a drawing of, and what is his relationship to Peanuts? Who is the artist of the drawing, and what is his relationship to Peanuts?

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Alliterative alphabet amusement

The board book My First Peanuts ABC is shipping now. It is a journey through our much-beloved alphabet, each page focusing on words starting with one letter (with X, Y, and Z dumped together on a single page.) The pictures are happy, the text is very Peanuts-oriented… and sometimes better suited …

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Nothing much, what’s Snoo with you?

(My apologies to anyone who saw an incomplete version of this post that was accidentally published.) Yes, I went to Costco today. No, it wasn’t to look to see if the new hardcover collection of all the 1960s daily strips was in yet. Well, not entirely. But it wasn’t. In yet, …

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The Art and Making of The Peanuts Movie

The latest in this season’s large hardcover Peanuts book onslaught is The Art and Making of The Peanuts Movie, which arrived today. I’ve only had time to flip through it, not to give it a full read… in part, because it has more text than some of the Art of books htat …