It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (Paperback)
The Making of a Television Classic
It Books, 9780060897215, 160pp.
Publication Date: September 12, 2006
Trick-or-treating has never been more fun—with scary costumes, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Sally, Schroeder, Linus, and, of course, the Great Pumpkin. Since its first airing forty years ago, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" has become synonymous with Halloween. This collection of remembrances and behind-the-scenes treasures celebrates the timeless television classic with:
- A full script illustrated with screen art from the show
- Never-before-seen photographs, storyboard excerpts, and production materials
- Interviews with the original child actors who were the voices of the Peanuts gang
- Reminiscences and insider tidbits from executive producer Lee Mendelson and animator Bill Melendez
- And much more!
About the Author
Charles M. Schulz, the most popular cartoonist in history, published comic strips in 2,600 newspapers worldwide and won several prestigious awards, including the Congressional Medal of Honor. Mr. Schulz died on February 12, 2000, the night before his farewell Peanuts comic strip was published.