You will have to wait till November to get, The Art and Making of Peanuts Animation by Charles Solomon. See how the classic Peanuts cartoons came to life. This one book many Peanuts fans have been waiting for. (pre-order 48% discount)
For the first time, this deluxe visual history treats Peanuts fans to an in-depth look at the art and making of the beloved animated Peanuts specials. From 1965 s original classic, A Charlie Brown Christmas, through to the 2011 release of Happiness is a Warm Blanket, animation historian Charles Solomon goes behind-the-scenes of all forty five animated films. Throughout, The Art and Making of Peanuts Animation explores the process of bringing a much loved comic to life, showcasing the art, process, and creative development through the years. Releasing in time for the new 2012 Holiday Special, this volume celebrates five decades of the artistry and humor of Charles Schultz and the artists who re-imagined the comic for the screen.