“Don’t be satisfied until you’re too smart for your own good!”
The feisty heroine of Schulz’s strip gives the patriarchy a kick in the Peanuts!
‘The crabby little girls of today are the crabby old women of tomorrow!’
Entrepreneur, psychiatrist, fussbudget - Lucy van Pelt is the much-loved crabby heroine of the Peanuts gang. Never one to suffer in silence, in this brand new book she is presented as the role model she has always wanted to be. Packed with tips on how to stick up for yourself, how to make yourself heard, how to stand up for what you believe in and much more besides, How to be a Grrrl is Lucy’s guide to making the most of being a girl.
“Lucy van Pelt - riot grrrl, role model, made of crabby awesome. Every girl I know, of every size, shape, age and hue is getting a copy of this for Christmas”
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“We can find feminist heroes in the most unlikely of places. Lucy van Pelt - the crabbiest big sister, best prankster and amateur psychiatrist - now has her own book, just to remind us of her most important lessons in being a woman … features pearls of wisdom such as “Don’t be satisfied until you’re too smart for your own good!” Essential reading”
“Fabulous … Inspired”
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“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”
“Charles Schulz was an American treasure - an artist, philosopher, and keen observer of human life”
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.