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Lucy Must Be Purchased

Just a quick note for those who go by our video page to see what DVDs are available: due to an error on my part, Lucy Must Be Traded, Charlie Brown wasn’t listed when it has actually been available for a while now. That has been fixed.

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Upcoming releases

Peanuts movies on DVD

Shipping next month on DVD and already available for preorder are: A Boy Named Charlie Brown Snoopy Come Home Just $9.99 each, 1/3 off the cover price, if you order now, a real priced-to-own price for these feature-length funnies.

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Upcoming releases

Peanuts gift books coming in June

Don’t Give Up, Charlie Brown! and Good Grief, It’s Your Birthday! are two new hardbacks coming in June from Harvest House. These are apparently Peanuts images matched with encouraging quotes or sayings. Gifty items, for someone facing life’s challenges or having a birthday (often the same thing!)

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Upcoming releases

How to make a Great Pumpkin

Following up on the success of A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Making of a Tradition, Lee Mendelson and the folks at Harper are offering up another book on the making of a Peanuts special. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: The Making of a Television Classic hits shelves in September. …

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New releases

Easter Beaglet

The new hardcover adaptation of It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown is now in my hands, and as I suspected before, the Amazon description of its size is wrong. It’s roughly 3 inches wide and high, not more than six as Amazon says. It’s a 128 page book with 28 …

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Upcoming releases

Upcoming book: Snoopy’s many faces

Coming in October from Ballantine Books (publishers of many Peanuts strip collections) is The Many Faces of Snoopy, a 272 page paperback priced at $11.95. And for those who like to keep an eye on upcoming books, it’s worth noting that Little Simon, who publish the various kiddie storybooks and …

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Charlie Brown & Snoopy & Snoopy & Charlie Brown

What you see here are side-by-side copies of two books. On the left is Charlie Brown & Snoopy, and on the right is Snoopy & Charlie Brown. Same cover. Same pictures and text on the inside. Slightly different in size, different cut shape, and of course a different title. I’m …

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Now shipping

Easter Beagle hardback now shipping

The new hardcover adaptation of It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown is now shipping. I don’t have a copy in my hands yet, so I cannot say for sure… but I suspect the Amazon description which has this at about 6 inches wide and high is wrong; the previous books …

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New releases

A Peanuts Valentine

There are now two books available called A Peanuts Valentine. There’s the strip collection, which came out last year, and now there’s the kids’ book. This is an odd item, a storybook with a cardboard envelope attached to each spread. Each envelope contains a cardboard object related to the tale… …

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Discounts

Cheaper Kohl’s Peanuts books

Those oversized, underpriced special Kohl’s editions of Peanuts kiddie books have gotten even cheaper. Folks are seeing copies at their local Kohl’s for $2.50, half of the original price. These cheap copies are even available online, although the online source is out of A Charlie Brown Christmas. They do still …

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