Frederick McFeely Rogers (1928-2003) was the host of the internationally acclaimed children's television show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, in production from 1968 to 2001. Mister Rogers, as he became known to millions, was an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church (USA) who lived and worked in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area for most of his life.Rogers' show won four Emmy awards, including one for lifetime achievement. He also received a Peabody Award, "in recognition of 25 beautiful years in the neighborhood." On July 9, 2002, Fred Rogers received the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his contributions to children's education. "Fred Rogers has proven that television can soothe the soul and nurture the spirit and teach the very young," said President George W. Bush at the presentation.Fred Rogers was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, about 30 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. He studied early childhood development at the University of Pittsburgh.
The Mr. Rogers Book of Parenting Resource Bookby Fred Rogers
Two essential guides for parents, The Mister Rogers Parenting Book and Mister Rogers’ Playtime, are combined into one essential, value-priced volume. Written by the late Fred Rogers, one of the most trusted names in children’s television, these award-winning titles provide an authoritative and encouraging reference for concerned parents./i>/i>
Two essential guides for parents, The Mister Rogers Parenting Book and Mister Rogers’ Playtime, are combined into one essential, value-priced volume. Written by the late Fred Rogers, one of the most trusted names in children’s television, these award-winning titles provide an authoritative and encouraging reference for concerned parents. Informed by a lifetime of study in child development and years of communicating with children, this incredible resource addresses many parenting situations, from everyday concerns like a dentist’s visit to such challenges as divorce and death. It also draws on Mister Rogers’ unique experiences with child’s play, presenting more than 80 activities that any adult can happily engage in with preschoolers. All in all, it’s a perfect gift for any new parent.
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