Celebrating Peanuts: 60 Years. This Halloween Charlie Brown won’t get a rock but a new collection of Peanuts celebrating 60 years of the most successful comic strip and merchandising juggernaut that any peanut allergy kid would love to consume. Sixty Years later Peanuts is relevant as Charlie Brown first strolled down into our conscience in October 2nd 1950. October 2009 will see the release of the 544 page mammoth book that chronicles some of the best moments of the Peanut universe. There is no North American kid who can say that Charlie Brown has not at one time crossed their world at some level. Ask Snoop Dogg? The universality of Peanuts is as deep rooted as the actual peanut itself, the world of Peanuts is entrenched in American culture. Sometimes being the loser is not the worst thing. Charlie Brown is perhaps the epitome of the biggest loser, but he has a special place in all our hearts. Sixty years is a big losing streak. Everybody loves this loser.
Sixty years of Peanuts, generations of fans, a gang of beloved characters, but only one creator: the legend, Charles M. Schulz.
Andrews McMeel is proud to showcase the exclusive Celebrating Peanuts: 60 Years. It is packed with commentary from throughout Schulz’s career, making this book not only a heartwarming tribute but also a true collector’s item.
This special 60th anniversary tribute is arranged decade, to spotlight the highlights and development of this world favorite classic.