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Who Was Mister Rogers?

Who Was Mister Rogers?

Illustrated by Dede Putra


Who Was Mister Rogers?

About the Book

Learn how Fred Rogers, a minister and musician from Pennsylvania, became one of America's most beloved television personalities and everyone's favorite neighbor.

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.

Product Details

On sale: October 1, 2019
Age: 8-12 years
Grade: Grades 3-7
Page count: 112 Pages
ISBN: 9781524792190
Reading level: Lexile: 810L | Fountas/Pinnell: S

Author Bio

Diane Bailey has been a writer and editor for twenty-five years. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas.