Snoopy fans can celebrate the season with the release of “The Peanuts Movie” and the recent publication of a complete treasure trove of Snoopy photos, stories of the beginning of Charles Schulz’s iconic dog and adventures through the years, and memorabilia of all things Snoopy. Thunder Bay Press has published Nat Gertler’s “The Snoopy Treasures”, timed with the release of the movie to tell the story of this iconic character that is sure to be a hit with Snoopy fans all around the world.
“The Snoopy Treasures” is a collection of stories beginning with Snoopy as Charlie Brown’s dog, and features the adventures of the various roles that Snoopy has had throughout his life. Fans will remember Snoopy as Flashbeagle, Easter Beagle, and as a lawyer who represented Peppermint Patty. Each of the twelve sections centers around a part of Snoopy’s life, with a special section dedicated to the creation of Snoopy’s doghouse. The book is creatively illustrated with cartoons and real-life photos of people who have been a part of the life of this iconic dog. Stephen Colbert, the crew of Apollo 10, and Spiro Agnew holding a Snoopy doll dressed as an astronaut are all featured in photos throughout this treasure. Photos of Snoopy balloons from parades and Snoopy statues around the world are also of interest. The champion skater Judy Sladky who brought Snoopy to life on the ice with her “Snoopy’s Musical on Ice” also is honored with her story in the book.
The book concludes with brief stories of Snoopy’s presence around the world in restaurants, theme parks, and malls. Snoopy has a continued presence in everyday life. This beautiful tribute to all things Snoopy will be valued by all fans, both young and old. It was published by Thunder Bay Press and has an ISBN of 978-1-62686-440-5.