Born to Draw Comics: The Story of Charles Schulz and the Creation of Peanuts Ginger Wadsworth

Born to Draw Comics: The Story of Charles Schulz and the Creation of Peanuts

Author: Ginger Wadsworth
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Book Title
Born to Draw Comics: The Story of Charles Schulz and the Creation of Peanuts
Author
Ginger Wadsworth
ISBN
9781250173737
Born to Draw Comics, a mixed-panel format picture book biography of Charles Sparky Schulz, creator of the beloved comic strip Peanuts.As a child, Charles split his free time between adventures outdoors with his friends and dog Spike, and daydreams and doodles inspired by the comics he loved to read. He longed to become a professional cartoonist, but saw his dreams deferred by unexpected challenges that laid ahead: military deployment to the European front of World War II, and the heartbreak of a family tragedy back home. Even so, Charles never lost sight of the hopeful joy of his early years and his love for Spike, both of which inspired PEANUTS. The comic strip went on to become the most popular and influential in comics history. For fans of Brad Meltzer's New York Times-bestselling picture book biography of the Muppets and Sesame Street creator, I Am Jim Henson.Christy Ottaviano BooksBinding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Ginger WadsworthPublisher: Henry Holt & CompanyPublished: 09/17/2019ISBN: 9781250173737Pages: 40Weight: 1.10lbsSize: 11.30h x 9.10w x 0.50dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2019Publishers Weekly 08/05/2019Booklist 08/01/2019 pg. 49School Library Journal 09/01/2019 pg. 141Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2019 pg. 120Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average

Born to Draw Comics, a mixed-panel format picture book biography of Charles Sparky Schulz, creator of the beloved comic strip Peanuts.

As a child, Charles split his free time between adventures outdoors with his friends and dog Spike, and daydreams and doodles inspired by the comics he loved to read. He longed to become a professional cartoonist, but saw his dreams deferred by unexpected challenges that laid ahead: military deployment to the European front of World War II, and the heartbreak of a family tragedy back home. Even so, Charles never lost sight of the hopeful joy of his early years and his love for Spike, both of which inspired PEANUTS. The comic strip went on to become the most popular and influential in comics history.

For fans of Brad Meltzer's New York Times-bestselling picture book biography of the Muppets and Sesame Street creator, I Am Jim Henson.

Christy Ottaviano Books


Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Ginger Wadsworth
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Published: 09/17/2019
ISBN: 9781250173737
Pages: 40
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 11.30h x 9.10w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2019
Publishers Weekly 08/05/2019
Booklist 08/01/2019 pg. 49
School Library Journal 09/01/2019 pg. 141
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2019 pg. 120
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average

Born to Draw Comics, a mixed-panel format picture book biography of Charles Sparky Schulz, creator of the beloved comic strip Peanuts.

As a child, Charles split his free time between adventures outdoors with his friends and dog Spike, and daydreams and doodles inspired by the comics he loved to read. He longed to become a professional cartoonist, but saw his dreams deferred by unexpected challenges that laid ahead: military deployment to the European front of World War II, and the heartbreak of a family tragedy back home. Even so, Charles never lost sight of the hopeful joy of his early years and his love for Spike, both of which inspired PEANUTS. The comic strip went on to become the most popular and influential in comics history.

For fans of Brad Meltzer's New York Times-bestselling picture book biography of the Muppets and Sesame Street creator, I Am Jim Henson.

Christy Ottaviano Books


Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Ginger Wadsworth
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Published: 09/17/2019
ISBN: 9781250173737
Pages: 40
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 11.30h x 9.10w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2019
Publishers Weekly 08/05/2019
Booklist 08/01/2019 pg. 49
School Library Journal 09/01/2019 pg. 141
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2019 pg. 120
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average