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The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers

 

WRITTEN BY: Maxwell King
PUBLISHED: 2018
PUBLISHER: Abrams Press
ISBN: 9781419727726

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Fred Rogers (1928–2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television and in the lives of tens of millions of children. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality, and kindness. Rogers was fiercely devoted to children and to taking their fears, concerns, and questions about the world seriously.

The Good Neighbor, the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers, tells the story of this utterly unique and enduring American icon. Drawing on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, Maxwell King traces Rogers’s personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work, including a surprising decision to walk away from the show to make television for adults, only to return to the neighborhood with increasingly sophisticated episodes, written in collaboration with experts on childhood development. An engaging story, rich in detail, TheGoodNeighbor is the definitive portrait of a beloved figure, cherished by multiple generations.


AudioBook

WRITTEN BY: Maxwell King
READ BY: LeVar Burton
PUBLISHED: 2018
PUBLISHER: Oasis Audio
ISBN:  

Advance Copies

  • Prior to this book's official release, an uncorrected proof was published early in 2018 as was a review copy of the audiobook.

 

 

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