It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

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by Charles M. Schulz
     
 

It's Halloween!
Time for ghosts, ghouls, and... the Great Pumpkin? Linus is sure that this year the Great Pumpkin will finally appear. Join Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang for some spooky tricks and hilarious treats in this thirty-fifth anniversary adaptation of the television special!  See more details below

Overview

It's Halloween!
Time for ghosts, ghouls, and... the Great Pumpkin? Linus is sure that this year the Great Pumpkin will finally appear. Join Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang for some spooky tricks and hilarious treats in this thirty-fifth anniversary adaptation of the television special!

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Haley Persall
Schulz tells a story of a young boy named Linus who believes that on Halloween night, the Great Pumpkin rises from the pumpkin patch and delivers bags of toys to children. Throughout the story, Linus tries to convince his friends to join him in waiting for the Great Pumpkin to appear. His friends, however, decide to go trick-or-treating instead. Readers will follow Linus through his journey to find the Great Pumpkin and will appreciate his friends in their skepticism. Schulz crafted this book to leave the reader wondering whether the Great Pumpkin exists or whether it’s just a figment of Linus’ imagination. The book delivers the same vibrantly colored illustrations for which Schulz has always been known. The characters’ actions as displayed in the illustrations add humor to the story. Reviewer: Haley Persall; Ages 8 up.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762438266
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
08/10/2010
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
413,293
Product dimensions:
10.50(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author


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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It's the Great Pumpkin, Mr Charlie Brown 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 78 reviews.
SARAH HAYES More than 1 year ago
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styleman428 More than 1 year ago
The animation was very smooth and fun! The woman who narrates does very well. This NOOK Book is well worth the $10!
Balina More than 1 year ago
Great, loved it. Recommend to everyone!
LizzyBelles More than 1 year ago
Very happy with this book, it has the perfect mixture of animation and is not overdone. My toddler can operate this version all by herself without getting frustrated.
Michele Juda More than 1 year ago
This was the best Nook kids book we have purchased so far.
jannez64 More than 1 year ago
Just bought this book for my 5 year old. We both really loved the animations that are on almost every page, and the play pages are a lot of fun as well. Get it while it is on sale!!
Erwin Avila More than 1 year ago
Its a great buy!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Grandchildren and I loved this book. Wish the person with vulgar comments could be deleted from the system!
Rebecca Koppelman More than 1 year ago
Go Charily Brown
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Another interactive book for young ones alike. A classic with a new twist! Good night time story with mom, dad, grandparents. Fun to play the few little games inbetween the reading and interactives.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love it love it!Love itcoollll!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Whats better then the holiday This book is great for that You can get it and read it All the kids will love it
Peggy Gilster More than 1 year ago
A lot of fun!
Mikayla Williams More than 1 year ago
It is rily cool!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was so fun and awsome
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This book is good for kids. The movie is just like the book. That is good because if you like the movie you might like the book! Just think of all the ways kids play and have fun. You should get this bookk!!!!
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My 6 year old daughter really likes this book and the little games that let you write a letter to the great pumpkin and carve a pumpkin.
gingerlileez More than 1 year ago
I bought the hardcover for a special keepsake! The pictures are absolutely beautiful!! And the story follows the movie well. 
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Great read and play book. My toddler loves it. Each page has something that moves and makes sound which keeps it fun for him. We read it every night even though halloween was a month ago lol. One of best e book purchases i have made.
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