It's the Great Pumpkin

The Making of a Television Classic

by Charles M. Schulz, Lee Mendelson

On Sale: 09/16/2014

It's the Great Pumpkin

The Making of a Television Classic

by Charles M. Schulz, Lee Mendelson

On Sale: 09/16/2014

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About the Book

Now available in a hardcover edition, the lushly illustrated It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: The Making of a Tradition, stars Charles M. Schulz’s beloved Peanuts gang, and features hundreds of full-color images as well as enlightening anecdotes that take you behind-the-scenes of how the charming Halloween special was created.

Trick-or-treating has never been more fun—with Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Sally, Schroeder, Linus, and, of course, the Great Pumpkin. Since its first airing more than forty years ago, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown has become a beloved perennial classic synonymous with Halloween.

Illustrated with more than 250 full-color images, this beautiful edition celebrates the timeless television classic with:

  • The full script illustrated with screen art from the show
  • Photographs, storyboard excerpts, and production materials
  • Reminiscences and insider tidbits from executive producer Lee Mendelson and animator, the late Bill Melendez
  • Interviews with the original child actors who were the voices of the Peanuts gang
  • And much more!

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: The Making of a Tradition is the ultimate Halloween treat for fans of all ages.

Educator and Librarian Resources

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062344830
  • ISBN 10: 0062344838
  • Imprint: Dey Street Books
  • On Sale: 09/16/2014
  • Pages: 160
  • List Price:24.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / Direction & Production
  • BISAC2 : HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • BISAC3 : COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Media Tie-In

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