Book Review

WOODSTOCK WRITERS RADIO – Book Podcast Interview with Author CHIP KIDD!

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  • January 25, 2016

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Martha Frankel is a Blogger/Reporter for WOODSTOCK WRITERS RADIO and she recently met up with Chip Kidd at the Miami Book Fair to discuss his new book, Only What’s Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts (Abrams).  The interview is available online as a free podcast and we want to invite everyone to please check it out. She did an amazing job (Thanks Martha!).

To hear the complete broadcast, please CLICK HERE!

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Boing Boing’s RIYL PODCAST Interviews Designer Chip Kidd on His New ART OF PEANUTS Book

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  • December 31, 2015

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The Always Super-Awesome BOING BOING website has a very fun podcast called RIYL (Recommend If You Like) and they recently talked with Chip Kidd about Graphic Design, Book Covers, His New “Art of Peanuts” Book, and the Future of Books in a Digital World. 

 

 

 


 

HOUSTON CHRONICLE Book Review – Only What’s Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of #Peanuts

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  • December 31, 2015

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OK, real quick, we want to thank Andrew Dansby over at the HOUSTON CHRONICLE Newspaper for writing such a wonderful book review for Chip Kidd’s latest book, “Only What’s Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts” (Published by Abrams). Now, we had a link to the article all ready to go but today we found out that it’s only available online for a short time and then they make you register on their website to view it later.

So if you follow this LINK, and want to read it, then you’ll have to sign-up real quick and then you can enjoy it. Sorry everybody, we didn’t anticipate this happening but it’s still a great honor to be covered by them so please check it out sometime if you have the time, it’s very well written and they also have some great photographs as well.

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2015 Miami Book Fair Video – Chip Kidd on Only What’s Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts

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  • December 6, 2015

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Oh man, this is SO cool! Please be sure to check out this fresh new video shot at the recent 2015 Miami Book Fair. Chip Kidd was a special guest and in this exclusive interview he discusses his brand-new book, “Only What’s Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts”(Abrams).  The discussion was lead by PBS NewsHour’s Jeffery Brown and he had some really great insight into the book.

 


 

COLUMBUS CEO Magazine Book Review – JUDGE THIS (TED Books) by Chip Kidd

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  • December 6, 2015

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Very Quickly, we just wanted to thank Terri Schlichenmeyer for her very excellent review of Chip Kidd’s new book, JUDGE THIS (TED Books). It appeared in the recent “November 2015” Issue of COLUMBUS CEO Magazine and we could not be more happy about it! Down below is an image of the cover and you should pick-up a copy on your next visit to your favorite bookstore or newsstand.

The article is also online and you can read it right HERE!

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POP MATTERS Book Review: Chip Kidd on the Art of the #PEANUTS Comic Strip

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  • November 24, 2015

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J. M. Suarez, a Reporter/Blogger over at the POP MATTERS website, recently posted a very in-depth book review on Chip Kidd’s latest book, “Only What’s Necessary: Charles M. Schultz and the Art of Peanuts” (Abrams).

His post was titled “On the Creative Process, the Cultural Impact, and the Legacy of Peanuts” and he did a very good job covering both the book itself and the graphic design elements. Thank you Mr. Suarez !

Readers, please be sure to check it out and also maybe share it on your favorite social media, thanks! 

Here’s a LINK!

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CNN Book Review – Charles M. Schulz and #PEANUTS Still Inspire Wonder!

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  • November 14, 2015

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We wanna give a quick shout-out to Todd Leopold over at the Official CNN NEWS website for creating such a wonderful article all about Chip Kidd’s latest book, “ONLY WHAT’S NECESSARY: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of the Peanuts” (Published by Abrams, in store now).

Todd really went the extra mile with both a wonderfully written story and some amazing graphics. Seriously, he went NUTS with the photos and it’s a great reference for what the contents of this new book looks like! Thanks Todd.

To read the full review please CLICK HERE!

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(Blockheads Up Above are Authors, Chip Kidd and Geoff Spear)

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WASHINGTON POST Book Review – ONLY WHAT’S NECESSARY: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of the #Peanuts

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  • November 14, 2015

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Michael Cavna, a reporter over at THE WASHINGTON POST Newspaper Blog, recently posted a book review for Chip Kidd’s latest book, “ONLY WHAT’S NECESSARY: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of the Peanuts” (Published by Abrams and in stores now). The focus of the article is the 65th anniversary of the famous comic strip and it is loaded with a ton of great photos/graphics for you to enjoy. So, please check it out sometime, just CLICK HERE!!

 

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HERALD SCOTLAND Newspaper Interviews CHIP KIDD About New #PEANUTS Book

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  • November 11, 2015

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In a recent article in their “Arts and Entertainment” section the HERALD SCOTLAND Newspaper interviewed Designer & Author Chip Kidd about his latest book, “ONLY WHAT’S NECESSARY: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of the Peanuts” (Abrams), which is in stores now.

They discuss Chip Kidd having total access to the Charles M. Schulz Museum Archives and the task of how to properly handle so much incredible reference material, the design process, and honoring the legacy of  Mr. Schulz as an Artist. They also briefly talk about the new 3D PEANUTS movie that just hit theaters.

The article is really wonderful and you can read it by clicking RIGHT HERE!

 

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Weekends with Alex Witt (MSNBC) – Chip Kidd Talks About The #PEANUTS Movie & His New Book

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  • November 9, 2015

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Chip Kidd, co-author of “Only What’s Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts (Abrams),” joins Alex Witt on her MSNBC news show, “Weekends with Alex Witt”, to discuss the transition Charlie Brown makes from the comic strip to the big screen in the new “Peanuts” 3-D movie. They also discuss his new book he co-wrote with Geoff Spear, wow!


 


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