Part of Canongate’s highly collectible and highly praised series, with an introduction by Alec Baldwin
In this volume of The Complete Peanuts, Charlie Brown, found guilty by the EPA of dentally assaulting the Kite-Eating Tree, goes on the lam and ends up coaching the diminutive ‘Goose Eggs’ baseball team. New characters include the doghouse-dicing neighbour cat and the talking schoolhouse - plus tennis fun with Snoopy and two more newcomers, the cantankerous Molly Volley and ‘Crybaby’ Boobie.
“Charles Schulz was an American treasure - an artist, philosopher, and keen observer of human life”
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“Republishing Peanuts in one gorgeous volume after another is really the first time we can truly take a step back, appreciate Schulz’s work as a whole and ultimately wrap our arms around the accomplishment of Charles Schulz. Sometimes, happiness is a warm book”
“It’s impossible to think of another popular art form that reaches across generations the way the daily comic strip does… at the pinnacle of that long tradition, there was Charles Schulz”
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“These timely re-issues illustrate not only the skill and subtle brilliance of his work but also the origins of the form beyond simple merriment”
“The world of Peanuts is a microcosm, a little human comedy for the innocent reader and for the sophisticated”
Charles M. Schulz was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1922 and grew up in Saint Paul. He gained a reputation worldwide as a cartoonist for his work on Peanuts. He died in 2000.
Alec Baldwin is an American actor who has appeared on film, stage, and television. His performance in the 2003 film The Cooler garnered him an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination. Since 2006 he has starred in the NBC sitcom 30 Rock, receiving critical acclaim for his performance and winning two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards for his work on the show.