Animated Peanuts

It’s the Pop-up Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

In a few days, Hallmark is releasing another book adaptation of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. This is one of the times that they try to give you a surprise of one pop-up in a book that’s not advertised as a pop-up… but, since it credits pop-up artist Brian …

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Space Snoopy Happy Meals are coming

Judging by this graphic on HappyMeal.com, it looks like we’ll be getting the NASA Snoopy Happy Meals later this month… and word has it that the US version will have the two books that were already released in Britain. Choose the apple slices. It’s healthier.

Animated Peanuts

I see it as a very expensive book with lots of extras

Coming in October is the book Happy Holidays, Charlie Brown. Now, I’m not sure exactly what is inside this book – could there be an adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas somewhere in there, given that the words A Special Peanuts Holiday Collection appear on the cover? – but I do …

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Woodstock’s Sunny Day cover

Here’s the cover for Woodstock’s Sunny Day, a board book from Simon Spotlight that is set to drop in December (a month known for sunny days, right?)

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Snoopy: A Beagle of Mars now preorderable

You can now preorder Snoopy: A Beagle of Mars, the original graphic novel now slated to ship next January. The solicitation copy starts “Snoopy, the world famous astronaut, heads to the stars in his most out-of-this-world adventure yet! What mysteries does the red planet hold? Will he find water? Will …

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Snoopy on Mars graphic novel coming

Usually I prefer to write my own write-ups off of press releases, but life is full, my hand is in pain, and I want to get this out. Soooo….. Lift Off with SNOOPY: A BEAGLE OF MARS LOS ANGELES, CA (July 15, 2019) – BOOM! Studios today announced SNOOPY: A BEAGLE OF MARS, …

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It’s just the moon, but hey, that counts as space!

The March, 2020 addition to the Peanuts Kids line of strip reprint books (formerly know as AMP! Kids) has been announced, and its title will be Snoopy:First Beagle in Space.

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Snoopy in foreign space

There has been a Happy Meal campaign in various countries (but not yet in the US; I have no idea if it’s coming) branded as Snoopy: Space Explorer in some places, Discover Space with Snoopy in others (as if space had not been discovered long ago.) This is mostly a …

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Print purchase

If you’re my age (and I don’t know if you are, but I sure am!) you never really bought trading cards. Technically, you bought a stick of gum, and they threw in a pile of trading cards. This had several effects, including allowing the manufacturer to claim they were not …

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So much for Sunday being a day of rest

Coming in January is No Rest for the Easter Beagle, a level 2 Ready-to-Read book. Tina Gallo is handling the words, Scott Jeralds the pictures. The Peanuts kids take on coloring and hiding eggs so that the Beagle can take a break. Two pages of stickers in the paperback version …