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Charles M. Schulz



Charles Monroe Schulz (1922 -2000) was a 20th-century American cartoonist best known for his Peanuts comic strip. He was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, to Dena and Carl Schulz. His nickname "Sparky" was given by his uncle, after the horse Spark Plug in the Barney Google comic strip. He attended St. Paul's Richard Gordon Elementary School, where he skipped two half-grades. As a result, he was the youngest in his class when he attended St. Paul Central High years later, which may have been the reason why he was so shy and isolated as a young teenager. After his mother died in February, 1943, he was drafted into the army and sent to Camp Campbell in Kentucky. He was then shipped to Europe two years later to fight in World War II. After leaving the United States Army in 1945, he took a job as an art teacher at Art Instruction Inc., which he attended before he was drafted. First published by Robert Ripley in his Ripley's Believe It or Not!, then in a series of chronicles, The Saturday Evening Post, his first regular comic strip, Li'l Folks was published in 1947 by the St. Paul Pioneer Press. (It was in this strip that Charlie Brown first appeared, as well as a dog that looked much like Snoopy). In 1950 he approached the United Features Syndicate with his best strips from Li'l Folks, and Peanuts made its first appearance on October 2, 1950. This strip became one of the most popular comic strips of all time. He also had a short-lived sports-oriented comic strip called It's Only a Game (1957-1959), but abandoned that strip due to the demands of the success of Peanuts.
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A Charlie Brown Christmas Wooden Collectible Set

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz
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A Charlie Brown Christmas Wrapping Paper Activity Book

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz
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Peanuts: A Charlie Brown Christmas Coloring Kit

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz

Celebrate the beloved holiday classic with Charlie Brown and the whole gang! This portable colouring kit includes 10 coloured pencils and 40 illustrated cards connected by an accordion fold, featuring text on alternating cards so the story can be read as you bring this timeless favourite to vibrant life. Once complete, you can display or share your art the whole season through.

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Peanuts: Be Unique

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz
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Peanuts: Be Active

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz

The Peanuts are all about having fun in the great outdoors, whether on the baseball field, the golf course, or on top of the dog house! Be Active celebrates the joys of playing games and sports, while surrounding ourselves with those we love to compete with. Filled with memorable Peanuts quotes and colourful illustrations, this book is the perfect inspiration to get out there and give it your best. Enjoy activities the Peanuts way!

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Peanuts: Be Thankful

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz

Sometimes it helps to remember how much we have to be thankful for. Let the Peanuts gang help you count your blessings! Be inspired by Charlie Brown's sincerity, Snoopy's positivity, and Linus's generosity. Learn to love the things the Peanuts way!

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Peanuts: Be Friends

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz

Life would not be the same without friends. No matter what troubles we face, friends help us brighten those days that make us say "good grief". And no one knows this better than the Peanuts gang! Be inspired by Charlie Brown's thoughtfulness, Snoopy's loyalty, and Lucy's helpful advice. With friends like these you can't go wrong!

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Peanuts: Be Kind

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz
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Peanuts: Be Brave

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz
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Peanuts: Be Yourself!

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz

pThe whole Peanuts gang is here to show that being you is fun! Inspired by the classic comics, this inspirational picture book identifies positive traits in each Peanuts character, such as Charlie Brown's determination, Sally's lovingness, and Snoopy's creativity. Like the Peanuts characters, all of us possess special and unique qualities it's just a matter of letting them shine!

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It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown: With Sound and Music

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz

Easter has arrived, and the Peanuts gang is ready to celebrate in this ultra-deluxe retelling of a classic children's tale featuring music, dialogue, and vivid illustrations from the most beloved group of children! In this interactive story based on the Emmy-nominated television special by creator Charles M. Schulz, the Peanuts kids are all a-hopping to their favourite Easter traditions while Snoopy and Woodstock are up to their own hijinks as usual. Readers will delight in the timeless story as our favourite characters come to life with the help of sound prompts that allow readers to listen to the unforgettable dialogue and music we love.

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It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: With Sound and Music

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz

This ultra-deluxe, interactive retelling of the spook-tacular story It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown will charm fans of all ages! Amidst a scary pumpkin patch, the Peanuts gang learns that even an eerie night like Halloween can be full of laughter and love.As an added bonus, this endearing tale based on the Emmy-nominated television special by Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz comes to life with amazing sound prompts that include dialogue and music from the cast of Peanuts characters that we've all come to adore and cherish. WINNER OF:The 4th China Print Awards(2013)Bronze medal -Children's Books2013 Premier Print Awards Certificate of Merit - Juvenile Books

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Good Grief! Charlie Brown Doodles

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz

Where is Charlie Brown going to kick the football? Where is Linus's blanket? And why is Snoopy smiling so mischievously? Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Peppermint Patty, Sally, and the rest of the Peanuts gang are up to their usual antics in this fun-filled doodle book. Charlie Brown is one of the most beloved and recognizable characters in history, and doodlers will relish the opportunity to fill in familiar scenes as well as create new ones. One-colour drawings and simple prompts throughout will inspire every doodler to bring Charlie Brown's world vibrantly to life!

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A Charlie Brown Christmas: With Sound and Music

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz
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Peanuts: Snoopy Loves to Doodle

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz
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Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz

Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown follows Linus as he tries to give up his beloved blanket before Grandma's visit. Even with the help of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and Lucy, poor Linus realizes it's a little harder than he thought! Using illustrations from the television special, this is the perfect gift for any child or collectors' library.

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Snoopy & Woodstock: Best Friends

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz
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Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz

Valentine's Day is here, but will Charlie Brown get a Valentine? While the rest of the Peanuts gang is busy making cards and buying presents, Charlie Brown is still waiting to see if his first ever Valentine's Day card will come, maybe from that little red-headed girl! This adaptation of everyone's favourite Valentine's Day cartoon is a great collector's edition and a perfect gift for your own Valentine!

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A Charlie Brown Christmas

Charles M. Schulz
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Charles M. Schulz

The beloved Peanuts holiday special about Charlie Brown, Linus, a sad Christmas tree that's rescued, and the meaning of Christmas first aired on television in the 1960s. This charming, full-colour abridgment of the animated classic is the perfect stocking stuffer to celebrate the holiday season. PEANUTS © United Feature Syndicate, Inc.

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The Essential Calvin And Hobbes

Bill Watterson, Bill Watterson
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Bill Watterson, Bill Watterson