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Wonderful World of Peanuts (Peanuts Coronet #24)

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Mass Market Paperback, 0 pages
Published July 12th 1983 by Ballantine Books (first published January 1st 1954)
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Mike (the Paladin)
I got this book long, long, long ago and it has traveled with me from one place to another through many moves. What can you say about Charles M. Schulz and his creations...funny, sometimes a little sad, always wise...I love Peanuts. Another charm here, all I have to do is begin reading these and I'm immediately transported back to a time when "we" as children wandered all day outside in worlds we created and didn't fear abduction, murder or molestation (mostly). Yes there were kids who's home li...more
Steven Peterson
This is one of the older Peanuts volumes. One can tell simply by how different the characters look as compared to later years. Nonetheless, the Charles Schulz wit is apparent here, although perhaps not in its mature form. The original copyright date is 1952.

One illustrative cartoon. Snoopy (not really looking like the Snoopy we're familiar with now) eats Charlie Brown's candy bar. The latter is angry; a friend says to him: "Well, what do you expect? He's a dog isn't he?" Whereupon, Charlie Brown...more
David Campton
Reading this was an interesting exercise in cartoon archaeology as not only was Peanuts the archetype of many contemporary cartoons but this is a collection of cartoons from the early days of Peanuts before Schultz established its later characteristic style, and indeed before the characters themselves became the ones we know now, both in terms of the "cast" and their personalities, especially Snoopy who is a straightforward dog here, with a pointy nose rather than the "fully-rounded" and slightl...more
Mike (the Paladin)
I've noted this before, but if your experience of Peanuts consists only of TV animation specials, then please do yourself the favor of finding a book or two of Peanuts strips. The phrase "wit and wisdom" really does apply to Schulz's amazing characters.
Mike Henry
I found this book in a free bin. The back cover is a bit torn, but all the pages are there. I liked it.
Robert Vaughan
Great older Peanuts gang stuff.
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Charles Monroe Schulz was an American cartoonist, whose comic strip Peanuts proved one of the most popular and influential in the history of the medium, and is still widely reprinted on a daily basis.

Schulz's first regular cartoons, Li'l Folks, were published from 1947 to 1950 by the St. Paul Pioneer Press; he first used the name Charlie Brown for a character there, although he applied the name in...more
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