The Life of Charles M. Schulz

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Connie Boucher, a talented window designer from San Francisco, contacted Schulz to pitch her concept for Peanuts datebook calendars. Schulz liked her ideas, as well as her ambitious spirit, and gave his stamp of approval. Happiness is a Warm Puppy was written and illustrated by Charles M. Schulz, (based on an earlier comic strip he had created), and spent 45 weeks on The New York Times Best-Seller list. The company Boucher founded, Determined Productions, Inc., went on to become one of the most prolific licensees of Peanuts – producing plush dolls, clothing, toys, and much more.