Bibliography

Selected Bibliography of Books about Charles M. Schulz and Peanuts

For Adults


Bang, Derrick, and Victor Lee. 50 Years of Happiness: A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz. Santa Rosa, CA: Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center, 2002.
(50th anniversary of Peanuts)

Bang, Derrick. Charles M. Schulz: Li’l Beginnings. Santa Rosa, CA: Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center, 2004.

Gertler, Nat. The Peanuts Collection. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2010.

Inge, M. Thomas, ed. Charles M. Schulz: Conversations. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2000.

Johnson, Rheta Grimsley. Good Grief! The Story of Charles M. Schulz. New York: Pharos Books, 1989.

Liverett, David, ed, with illustrations by Charles Schulz. They Called Him Sparky: Friends’ Reminiscences of Charles Schulz. Anderson, IN: Chinaberry House, 2006.

Mendelson, Lee, with reminiscences by Bill Melendez. A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Making of a Tradition. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, Inc., 2000.

Mendelson, Lee. Charlie Brown & Charlie Schulz. In association with Charles M. Schulz. New York: The World Publishing Company, 1970.
(20th anniversary of Peanuts)

Mendelson, Lee. Happy Birthday, Charlie Brown. In association with Charles M. Schulz. New York: Random House, 1979.
(30th anniversary of Peanuts & 15th anniversary of television shows)

Mendelson, Lee, with reminiscences by Bill Melendez. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: The Making of a Television Classic. New York: Harper, 2006.

Michaelis, David. Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography. New York: Harper Collins, 2007.

Schulz, Charles M. Around the World in 45 Years: Charlie Brown’s Anniversary Celebration. Kansas City: Andrews McMeel, 1994.
(45th anniversary of Peanuts)

Schulz, Charles M. Celebrating Peanuts: 60 Years. Kansas City, Mo: Andrews McMeel, 2009.

Schulz, Charles M. Charlie Brown, Snoopy and Me: And All the Other Peanuts Characters. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1980.

Schulz, Charles M., and M. Thomas Inge. My Life with Charlie Brown. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2010.

Schulz, Charles M. Peanuts: A Golden Celebration: The Art and the Story of the World’s Best-Loved Comic Strip. New York: Harper Collins, 1999.
(50th anniversary of Peanuts)

Schulz, Charles M., and Chip Kidd. Peanuts: The Art of Charles M. Schulz. With an introduction by Jean Schulz. New York: Pantheon Books, 2001.

Schulz, Charles M. Peanuts Jubilee: My Life and Art with Charlie Brown and Others. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1975.
(25th anniversary of Peanuts)

Schulz, Charles M. You Don’t Look 35, Charlie Brown! New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1985.
(35th anniversary of Peanuts)

Trimboli, Giovanni. Charles M. Schulz: 40 Years Life and Art. New York: Pharos Books, 1990.
(40th anniversary of Peanuts)

 

For Young Adults and Children


Carlson, Cheryl. Charles M. Schulz (First Biographies). Mankato, MN: Pebble/ Capstone Press, 2005.
(suitable for ages 4-8; about 200 words)

Gherman, Beverly. Sparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2010.
(suitable for ages 9-14; 128 pages)

Klingel, Cynthia, and Robert B. Noyed. Charles Schulz (Wonder Books, Level 2 Reader). Chanhassen, MN: The Child’s World, 2002.
(suitable for ages 4-8; 24 pages; about 200 words)

Marvis, Barbara. Charles Schulz (A Robbie Reader). Hockessin, DE: Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2005.
(suitable for ages 9-12; 32 pages; about 1,800 words)

Mascola, Marilyn. Charles Schulz: Great Cartoonist. Vero Beach, FL: Rourke Enterprises, 1989.
(suitable for ages 6-9; 23 pages; about 1,200 words)

Schuman, Michael. Charles M. Schulz: Cartoonist and Creator of Peanuts (People to Know). Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2002.
(suitable for ages 10-15; 128 pages; about 20,000 words)

Whiting, Jim. Charles Schulz (Real-Life Reader Biography). Bear, DE: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc., 2003.
(suitable for ages 8-11; 32 pages; about 3,000 words)

Woods, Mae. Charles Schulz (Children’s Authors). Edina, MN: ABDO Publishing Co., 2000.
(suitable for ages 7-10; 24 pages; about 2,000 words)