Endeavor Public Library

Who was Mister Rogers?, by Diane Bailey ; illustrated by Dede Putra - library binding

"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
Table Of Contents
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
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
107 pages, illustrations, 20 cm

Library Locations

  • Endeavor Public Library

    400 Church St, Endeavor, WI, 53930, US