It’s a library book even if you buy it

Upcoming releases

Coming in August (and available for preorder) is Let’s Go to the Library!, a Ready-to-Read level 2 book about young Sally Brown getting her first library card.

I can just picture the consideration at the library behind buying the hardcover library edition of this book. “We should get this! It will encourage kids to come to the library!”

“But the kid won’t see it unless they’re already in the library, in which case, they don’t need to be sold on the library.”


(Libraries are good things. I like libraries.)

Art by Robert Pope!

Upcoming releases
Peanuts books to buy, and a free one

We’ve got a few more books listed as coming up later this year. There’s no surprise that we’re getting the paperback edition of The Complete Peanuts 1993-1994, and with it, the box set of 1991-1994. After all, these have been coming out like clockwork, and 2025 should bring us the …

Upcoming releases
Mostly recycled Peanuts books

There are some new Peanuts titles showing up in the pipeline. I don’t have covers yet, but the books are simple to explain. Welcome Home, Franklin! adopts the new TV special that will hit Apple TV+ on the 16th. Here’s to You Charlie Brown and You’re the Greatest, Charlie Brown …

Upcoming releases
Upcoming collections

Coming in May is Five Funny Snoopy and Charlie Brown Stories!, a compilation of the previously-released kids storybooks Let’s Go to the Library!; Time for School, Charlie Brown; Snoopy and Woodstock; Snoopy, First Beagle on the Moon!; and Make a Trade, Charlie Brown! We now have a cover for the …