The Resource The good neighbor : the life and work of Fred Rogers, Maxwell King

The good neighbor : the life and work of Fred Rogers, Maxwell King

Label
The good neighbor : the life and work of Fred Rogers
Title
The good neighbor
Title remainder
the life and work of Fred Rogers
Statement of responsibility
Maxwell King
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
JBI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Maxwell
Dewey number
  • 791.4502/8092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print biographies and memoirs
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rogers, Fred
  • Television personalities
  • Children's television programs
  • Moral education
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
The good neighbor : the life and work of Fred Rogers, Maxwell King
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 587-660)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
663 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432855345
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1051003749
  • 1822657
  • (OCoLC)on1051003749
  • 1822657
Label
The good neighbor : the life and work of Fred Rogers, Maxwell King
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 587-660)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
663 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432855345
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1051003749
  • 1822657
  • (OCoLC)on1051003749
  • 1822657

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