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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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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subject_facetChildren's television programs -- United States
Electronic books
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Mister Rogers' neighborhood (Television program)
Moral education
Rogers, Fred
Television personalities -- United States -- Biography
Television personalities. -- United States -- Biography
title_displayThe good neighbor : the life and work of Fred Rogers
title_fullGood neighbor : the life and work of Fred Rogers [electronic resource] / Maxwell King
The Good Neighbor The Life and Work of Fred Rogers
The good neighbor : the life and work of Fred Rogers / Maxwell King
The good neighbor : the life and work of Fred Rogers / Maxwell King ; read by LeVar Burton
The good neighbor : the life and work of Fred Rogers [electronic resource] / Maxwell King
The good neighbor [text (large print)] : the life and work of Fred Rogers (large print) / Maxwell King
title_shortThe good neighbor
title_subthe life and work of Fred Rogers
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Children's television programs
Electronic books
Moral education
Nonfiction
Performing Arts
Rogers, Fred
Television personalities