Item description for Dear Mr. Rogers, Does It Ever Rain in Your Neighborhood?: Letters to Mr. Rogers by Fred Rogers...
Organized thematically, a collection of children's letters to Mister Rogers and his replies explores such issues as family relationships, the world around, feelings and fears, television, and death, accompanied by helpful advice for parents on how to handle children's questions.
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Studio: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.74" Width: 5.18" Height: 0.49" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 1996
Publisher Penguin (Non-Classics)
ISBN 0140235159 ISBN13 9780140235159 UPC 051488013006
Availability 0 units.
More About Fred Rogers
Producer, magician, writer, puppeteer, minister, husband, father, Fred Rogers started out in children's television thirty years ago. The direction he trailblazed was the -creation of television programming that spoke, with respect, to the concerns of early childhood, not as adults see it but as children feel it.-
He has received virtually every major award in the television industry for work in his field, and dozens of others from special-interest groups.
Fred Rogers lives in Pennsylvania.
Fred Rogers lived in Pittsburgh, in the state of Pennsylvania. Fred Rogers was born in 1928 and died in 2003.
Reviews - What do customers think about Dear Mr. Rogers, Does It Ever Rain in Your Neighborhood?: Letters to Mr. Rogers?
Warm Wisdom Jan 7, 2008
Mister Rogers clearly had a way with children and adults when he was alive, and his words still have a powerful effect. When reading this book, you do feel that he is talking to you, addressing your concerns and helping you. The selection of letters is just right for getting his points across without overkill or over-emotion.
Great for a Mister Rogers Fan Sep 19, 2007
Although this book was written for adults, you can read it to your children and they would probably enjoy it. You learn lots of the inside things about the show that are fun to know or point out to your kids. Understanding that this is a book geared towards adults, you will learn lots of things that will help you understand children. You will also find parts of the book to be funny and touching. I have enjoyed the book and would recommend it for Mister Rogers' fans.
Great for all fans of the show Mar 18, 2006
I bought this book primarily as a gift for my cousin, whose son is a big fan of the show. I thought that at 2 1/2, he would soon start asking the type of questions addressed in the book, and this would help his parents answer them. I also enjoyed the innocence of the sometimes silly questions asked by the letter writers, and how Mr. Rogers dealt with each person with the compassion and understanding that has made him a family favorite for the last thirty years. Even though he is gone and will be sorely missed, I'm glad that I could help pass on his wisdom to a new generation of fans.
Worth the read Oct 1, 2005
If you love Mr. Rogers, this book is worth your read. Through his letters he reminds us once again how to be a good "friend" and respect the feelings of all the people in our neighborhood.
Mr. Rogers, the planet's best neighbor! Aug 20, 2005
I watched Mr. Rogers as a child, I watched and respected him and his TV "ministry" as a Kindergarten teacher and mother. I think he was the most genuine and caring person on television! Very calming and great for kid's self-esteem....what a wonderful role model and human being. This as well as the other books about and by Fred Rogers are priceless. This book is very touching....letters from his viewers with his own responses. A beautiful thing!