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Look what just popped up!

Added to the pending Peanuts books is Here Comes Charlie Brown! A Peanuts Pop-Up. Is it a pop-up book? Yes! Is it a strip collection? That depends on your definition of the word “collection”. If it is, it’s literally a strip collection, in that it collects a single strip. That’s right, the …

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In which Snoopy turns into Al Franken, I suppose

I went to check Hallmark’s Peanuts books, to see if they have anything new. They’re offering the cool light-up, pop-up adaptation of the Great Pumpkin special which I ran a video of back in 2016 – only that’s an old cover, the new one was added in 2021. But not quite …

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Upcomingy stuff, again

I wrote basically this post weeks ago, and then a strange crash destroyed it before it got sent. When something like that happens, I find it hard to get the emotional energy needed to do the same work again. So, i’m sorry for the delay. But this is the sort of …

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Quick little catch-up notes

We have a content image for that Peanuts Inspiration Deck… …a box image for the board book set Snoopy’s Joyful Collection… …a cover for the Christmastime is Here fill-in book… …and though it’s been available for a while, I gotta say that I like this color scheme on the paperback …

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The endless stream of Peanuts books continues

Sometimes I wonder if the world will ever decide it has enough Peanuts books. Then I remember that even with over a thousand of them, I shall never decide that I have enough Peanuts books, and I’ve seen the world and it isn’t particularly wiser than me. So… well, a …

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Funny Things

There have been a large number of biographies of Charles Schulz over the years, with different media, style, and target audiences. But coming next August (and available now for preorder) is an interesting attempt that treads where others have not yet. Funny Things, by Luca Debus and Francesco Matteuzzi, tells …

Animated Peanuts

Happy Next Halloween

For those of you for whom the true pumpkin spice is It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, have I got a board book for you! It’s due in July of next year, so for now you’ll just have to put up with sitting through the whole special rather than the more …

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Batter up Charlie Brown? Why, are you planning to deep fry him??

It looks like Simon & Schuster’s Simon Spotlight imprint is keeping a reasonably aggressive bimonthly schedule for their Peanuts Graphic Novel series, as they’ve just announced the third one, coming in May. This will be the baseball-themed Batter Up, Charlie Brown!, and like the other volumes will include one new …

Animated Peanuts

It’s the Great Pumpkin and Flashlight, CB

Halloween is just around the corner, but I’m already seeing books coming for next halloween… namely, a board book adaptation of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. This is being published as part of the PI Kids line, which focuses on “interactive” books, and they’re doing this one like they did the …

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Book release event!

The Schulz Museum is having a release event for the book I just co-wrote with Schulz Museum curator Benjamin L. Clark (and with contributions from dozens of interesting folks). Here is the official announcement: Saturday, Nov. 12, 6:00 pm Celebrating 100 Years of Charles M. Schulz Al Roker (TODAY Show) …