Snoopy: First Beagle in Space – written and illustrated by Charles Schulz

Snoopy: First Beagle in Space – written and illustrated by Charles Schulz, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 9781524855628, 2020

Format: Paperback

Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4

Genre:  Graphic novel

What did you like about the book? In this 14th book of a series, Andrews McMeel presents a collection of beloved Snoopy cartoons with a space theme in honor of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 10. The comics may be vintage, but the charm and appeal have not faded. The strips are colorful and bring the reader back to simpler times. In the “More to Explore” section at the end of the collection, the reader finds interesting activities and space facts. Also included are basic vintage black and white comics and a pull-out poster.

Anything you didn’t like about it? No

To whom would you recommend this book? Fans of Snoopy and the gang are sure to be pleased, and this collection is also a great way to introduce new readers to the characters.

Who should buy this book? Elementary, middle school, and public libraries

Where would you shelve it? Graphic novels or comics

Should we (librarians/readers) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? No

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City and State: Linda Broderick, Lincoln Street Elementary School, Northboro, MA

Date of review: 8/9/2020

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