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Sugar and Spice: Little Girls in the Funnies. An Exhibition of Peanuts Girls and their Predecessors, Contemporaries, and Successors: February 4 to May 29, 2006. Santa Rosa, CA: Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, 2006. 55pp.

Paperback: ISBN-10: 0974570931; ISBN-13: 9780974570938
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Foreword ... i
Jean Schulz

Introduction ... iii
Karen Johnson, Director, Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center

Sugar and Spice: Little Girls in the Funnies ... 1
Lucy Shelton Caswell, Guest Curator

Aspiring Cartoonist Addicted to Heroines ... 49
Lynn Johnston, creator of For Better or For Worse comic strip

You-You-You Girls, You!! A Look at Girls in Peanuts ... 52
Stephan Pastis, creator of Pearls Before Swine comic strip

List of Figures ... 54


Brief reminiscences from many women appear throughout the catalog, as follows:

Page 4
Jan Eliot
, creator of Stone Soup comic strip
Ann Liguori, sports broadcaster / author

Page 8
Ruth Asawa, sculptor and arts activist
Rosie Casals, champion tennis player

Page 16
Ann Telnaes, Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist
Paige Braddock, creator of Jane's World comic book

Page 20
Sandra Boynton, cartoonist and author
Peggy Fleming Jenkins, champion figure skater

Page 26
Dorothy Hammill, champion figure skater
Hilary B. Price, creator of Rhymes with Orange comic strip
Kaye Ballard, singer and entertainer

Page 30
Cathy Guisewite, creator of Cathy comic strip
Billie Jean King, tennis champion, co-founder of World TeamTennis, and founder of Women's Sports Foundation

Page 34
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer and composer of Peanuts Gallery
Janine Turner, actress

Page 40
Judy Sladky, champion ice dancer and Snoopy's special friend
Margo Howard, Dear Prudence columnist

Page 44
Dianne Feinstein, United States Senator
Marty (Arguello) Links, creator of Bobby Sox and Emmy Lou comic strips
Felicia Bond, writer and illustrator of children's books

Page 48
Trina Robbins, comic artist and comic art historian

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