The good neighbor: the life and work of Fred Rogers

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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, The Good Neighbor is the definitive portrait of a beloved figure, cherished by multiple generations.
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9781419727726
9781683353492
198714645
9781640910850
9781987146455
9781621888437
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Biographies, Mister Rogers' neighborhood (Television program), Rogers, Fred, Television personalities -- United States -- Biography
title_display The good neighbor : the life and work of Fred Rogers
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title_sub the life and work of Fred Rogers
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Nonfiction, Performing Arts, Rogers, Fred, Television personalities