Collects Peanuts comic strips that present significant and amusing bits of advice on life, including how to make friends, the importance of perseverance, and how to appear intelligent.
The cast of Peanuts characters has entertained us with their humorously insightful perspectives since 1950. A year-long marketing campaign by licensor United Media launched this Diamond Anniversary and creates the perfect setting for Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Peanuts. This small, hardcover book with all the gift appeal of a box of chocolates shows us why, in the sixty years since its debut, everything you need to know to get through life has been summed up by the gang from Peanuts. Within these pages, Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Peppermint Patty, Schroeder, and the rest impart their thoughts on friendship, music, love, food, baseball, proper grooming, and a host of other subjects through artwork and text from original Peanuts comic strips. When your life has been ruined, you should lie under a tree all afternoon. Charlie Brown on NatureNever set your stomach for a jelly-bread sandwich until youre sure theres some jelly. Linus on NutritionIts a scientific fact that girls are smarter than boys. Lucy on Advanced Biology
Charles M. Schulz
was born November 25, 1922 in Minneapolis. His destiny was foreshadowed when an uncle gave him, at the age of two days, the nickname Sparky (after the racehorse Spark Plug in the newspaper strip Barney Google). In his senior year in high school, his mother noticed an ad in a local newspaper for a correspondence school, Federal Schools (later called Art Instruction Schools). Schulz passed the talent test, completed the course and began trying, unsuccessfully, to sell gag cartoons to magazines. (His first published drawing was of his dog, Spike, and appeared in a 1937 Ripley's