Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The Complete Peanuts
Canongate Books - Hardback - $32.99
volume in this collectable and highly praised series - with an afterword by
Charles Schulz's widow.
50-year run of the Peanuts newspaper strip is obviously the heart and soul of
Charles Schulz's career, he also created a large amount of Peanuts material
that didn't run in the strip. This bonus 26th volume of The Complete Peanuts
collects all of Schulz's non-strip related Peanuts art: storybooks, comic book
stories, single-panel gags, advertising art, book illustrations, photographs
and even a recipe.
to 1,000 Peanuts images included, all created by Schulz himself, no true
Peanuts library would be complete without this final, celebratory volume of The
Complete Peanuts. As a fitting end to the volume - and the series - Schulz's
widow, Jeannie Schulz, provides an emotional afterword to the volume as well.
About the author:
Schulz was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1922 and grew up in Saint Paul. He
gained a worldwide reputation as a cartoonist for his work on Peanuts. He died