Describes what happens during a stay in the hospital, including some of the common forms of medical treatment.
Meet the Author
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.
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My 3 year old Granddaughter is fascinated by this book and asks me to read it to her over and over. Some parts are too advanced or detailed for her at this time so I skip over those parts for now. Mister Rogers is so good at helping kids learn new things.
I bought this to read to my 3 year old grandson before he went in for surgery. It was a useful learning aid to prepare him for the hospital. After we read a page we could discuss the illustration and how it may pertain to his stay.
This book was great for my 3 year old. She needed some minor surgery and when looking for books to explain what was going to happen while she was there, I found this. We read it several times before we went to the hospital. The day of the procedure we were able to say things like 'see you'll be wearing special PJ's just like it said in the book'. My daughter loved this book even more when she got home from the hospital and it really helped her deal with the whole situation. It is a bit outdated, it was written in 1998. I also find it to be a bit long. However, it is one of the few books out there that talk to children in an age-appropriate way that is easy to understand yet kind. We have several of the Fred Rogers books and I would recommend getting them before they all go out of print.
I like this book, because it helped me understand what happens in the hospital.