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An early Charlie Brown Christmas celebration

When we talk about A Charlie Brown Christmas, we certainly recognize that after running for 40 years, it’s now considered a classic. However, there’s a thing about Christmas “classics”; they are often not recognized for their greatness when they first arise. There is a lot of history showing how Christmas …

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More, shorter posts

Even though we switched from the AAUGH.com newsletter to The AAUGH Blog a while ago, I’ve still been putting things up more like a newsletter – waiting until I had a few short items and then posting them as a single blog entry. That’s handy for the folks who are …

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DeCamping Snoopy

There soon will be no more Camp Snoopy in the Mall Of America, and this time it’s not just an Onion parody piece. Having lost the Peanuts license, the amusement park will be renamed with the rather unexciting name The Park at Mall of America. They’ve announced that they’re selling …

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Peanut cookbook a-comin’!

As I just posted on the Upcoming Peanuts Books list, August will bring us The Peanuts Lunchtime Cookbook, a paperback from Ballantine Books. I have a sneaking suspicion that this is just a new edition of the old Peanuts Lunch Bag Cook Book, but I could be wrong. My baby …

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Happiness Is… an old cover design

It looks as though the upcoming Cider Mill Press rereleases of the old Determined Productions saying-and-picture books will sport the original cover designs as well. While some of these covers speak to the era when they were designed, that’s not a bad thing; the odds are good that a lot …

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Camp Peanuts cover and last minute gifts

We have a first look at the cover of It’s Off to Camp, Charlie Brown. It won’t actually be available until May, but hey, that’s what makes it a first look. It is nice to see a cover that isn’t just a blue sky fading down to green grass for …

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Peanuts books of the future and the present(s)

It looks like next summer will be bringing some more British Peanuts gift books from Ravette. They’ve got Best Friends… Understand Sharing and True Love Is… Complete Trust, both shipping in June. But if next summer is too long for you to wait for your gifts, you’d best get a …

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Happy Beethoven’s Birthday!

I just wanted to wish everyone a happy Beethoven’s Birthday! I hope that everyone got their shopping done, and is now enjoying the holiday in its traditional spirit! –Nat, proprietor, AAUGH.com

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Bleah!

You can see here my new favorite Peanuts book title, the German book BLEAH! We don’t have a copy in the AAUGH.com reference library yet, alas. What we have added to the AAUGH.com reference library is the 1958 edition of Txweco, the yearbook of Texas Wesleyan College. Now, many student …

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Schulz bio pushed back, DVDs pushed forward

Tonight is this year’s U.S. airing of A Charlie Brown Christmas on ABC. That makes it a good day to watch TV, of course, but it also makes it a good day for me to talk about some upcoming releases: two more animated Peanuts DVDs. Now, the movies are finally …

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