Jean Schulz's Blog

Jean Schulz, the widow of Charles “Sparky” Schulz and President of the Board of Directors at the Charles M. Schulz Museum, chronicles her adventures in the cartooning and comic book world of Peanuts.

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Eating in Bologna

Mar 22, 2012

I’ve never considered myself a particularly good cook.  Oh, I did all the usual recipes and dishes – and tried many fancy things, but the truth is that cooking didn’t fascinate me.  Moreover, I’d start something on the stove or in the oven, go outside and completely forget about it.  That sort of distraction does […]

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Bologna’s Book Fair – Bologna Italy

Mar 21, 2012

I’m off for the Bologna Book Fair! Peanuts Worldwide has a booth at the festival, which serves as a meeting point for many European licensees.  This gives us an opportunity to speak face to face with our European agents and their licensees. It allows us to showcase things, like our new Street Fair game and the Charlie Brown […]

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Peanuts gets Environmental Award

Mar 15, 2012

We are busting our buttons with pride.  Peanuts has been given an award by the Japanese government as part of the 2011 International Year of Forestry, through our relationship and activities with “Forest Supporters,” a government agency that promotes green peace and the environment.   The award was presented March 2nd and Snoopy was at the […]

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Willie Mays and A Charlie Brown Christmas

Mar 09, 2012

This is a wonderful personal story from Lee Mendelson. It describes an incident that ultimately led to 38 years of animated Peanuts specials. It was the catalyst for bringing Sparky, Lee and Bill Melendez together for the first time: —Jean Schulz In 1963, we produced a one hour documentary about Willie Mays. It was called […]

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