Life Lessons from Lucy

Life Lessons from Lucy

Peanuts Guide to Life

by Charles M. Schulz

Hardback Publication Date: 04/09/2014

RRP  $14.99 $13.95
Our favourite cartoon cynic shares her lessons on life in this beautifully produced gift book for all generations. In her inimitable style, Lucy spends her days teasing Charlie Brown, offering up psychiatric advice, giving her little brother Linus a hard time and relentlessly pursuing her beloved piano player, Schroeder.

For the millions of faithful Charles Schulz fans, and those who fondly remember the crabby girl in the blue dress, this is the first in a new series to cherish that will see the beguiling Peanuts gang share their sentiments on everything from food to friendship.
ISBN:
9781782113119
9781782113119
Category:
Cartoons & comic strips
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
04-09-2014
Language:
English
Publisher:
Canongate Books Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
80
Dimensions (mm):
158x139x13mm
Weight:
0.19kg
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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