Who was Mister Rogers?

Published 2019
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"Even though he's best known for his successful PBS series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, Fred Rogers never dreamed of working in television. In fact, he hated the very first program that he ever watched! Join author Diane Bailey as she takes readers through the journey that brought Mister Rogers into our living rooms. From his childhood interest in puppet-making and music, to his courageous visit to Russia during the Cold War, this book details Mister Rogers's quest for kindness and his gentle appeal to be more neighborly"-- Provided by publisher.

107 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Target Audience Note:
Ages: 8-12 Penguin Workshop.
Publisher, pagination and printing dates may vary.
Includes bibliographical references.
Who was Mister Rogers?
A shy boy
Early lessons
Leaving home
In the studio
The children's corner
Welcome to the neighborhood
A close-knit community
Tackling tough issues
A powerful voice
His honest self
Growing up with Mister Rogers
America's neighbor.
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