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Usually, when I order a Peanuts book, I have a pretty good idea of what I’m going to find inside. I do, after all, have hundreds of Peanuts books, and am able to discern patterns. This will be a storybook, that will be a themed strip reprint, and so on. And so, …

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The way the AAUGH Blogger’s day is going

I’m feeling pretty ill, something I ate yesterday is apparently having its revenge. I really shouldn’t leave the house, but on Saturday I missed a postal delivery, and I’m pretty sure it’s the shipment from Poland, the one with that last book I need to complete my set of the …

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A Charlie Brown Christmas in its original black and white

I did a little unboxing of the A Charlie Brown Christmas Coloring Kit, which is the third new print edition of A Charlie Brown Christmas that I’ve covered this year. (Email blog subscribers can see the video here.) What this video shows, if you pay attention, is: I really need to clean my …

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Classic finds

Polish Peanuts redux

As a Peanuts book collector, I’ve gotten so many books that there are actually very few specific titles left that I really feel I “need”. But I just got one of them. In the 1980s, a series of three black-and-white Peanuts books were published in Poland under the title Fistaszki. …

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It’s a Tree-Tumbling Christmas, Charlie Brown

Hallmark has released another book featuring their “itty-bittys” reworking of the Peanuts characters, this one with two stuffed Peanuts figures attached to it. While Charlie Brown and Snoopy are already represented in the itty-bittys stuffed line, of course, I believe that to get them in these particular costumes, you have …

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Lets hold a panel to decide if two panels is enough

Normally, I don’t cover new coloring books on the blog – there’s just too many of them, and I don’t particularly collect them (although I do accumulate some), but AAUGH Blog reader John sent me this coloring book and while waiting for my first trick-or-treater of the evening, I just noticed …

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MetLife very sloooowly got rid of Peanuts

As we come toward the end of the MetLife Peanuts license, I am very amused by the New York Times article titled “Snoopy and the ‘Peanuts’ gang will no longer be Metropolitan Life’s main representatives“ Why am I so amused? Is it full of blatant inaccuracies? Does it have funny pictures? …

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Animated Peanuts

A Charlie Brown Christmas keeps popping up!

The second (and not the last) of my new book editions of A Charlie Brown Christmas for this year is A Charlie Brown Christmas: A Hallmark Lighted Pop-up Book, available at better Hallmark stores now. Or soon. Mine didn’t have it on the shelf (yet?), but I ordered it online. This one …

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The big Big Book of Peanuts strikes again!

Today’s find actually comes as little surprise – for the fourth year in a row, Andrews McMeel Publishing has unleashed a new volume in the The Big Book of Peanuts series. This year’s entry has all of the dailies from 1950s. These books are not distributed through the standard book channels, which …

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Recycled cookies!

Hey, I got the new Hallmark book Peanuts Favorite Christmas Cookies, only to find out that I already had it… it’s a reprint of the book Peanuts Christmas Cookie Set, which was supposed to come out in 2013 but finally came out in 2014, as a paperback with three cookie cutters (a …

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