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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: Children, Television, and Fred Rogers
     

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: Children, Television, and Fred Rogers

by Mark Collins (Editor), Margaret M. Kimmel (Editor), Margaret Mary. Kimmel, Marian W. Edelman (Afterword), Bob Garfield (Foreword by)
 

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Foreword by Bob Garfield. Afterword by Marian Wright EdelmanThis collection is a reminder of the many and varied lives Fred Rogers has touched, kept sane, kept steady and centered. The book is testimony to this fact: after two score years on television, Fred Rogers remains the best friend America's families ever had."--Susan Stamberg, National Public Radio

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Foreword by Bob Garfield. Afterword by Marian Wright EdelmanThis collection is a reminder of the many and varied lives Fred Rogers has touched, kept sane, kept steady and centered. The book is testimony to this fact: after two score years on television, Fred Rogers remains the best friend America's families ever had."--Susan Stamberg, National Public Radio

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
An examination of the PBS children's program's influence. (Sept.)
Booknews
Preceded by a humorous foreword, 14 essays take a serious look at the ways in which Fred Rogers's attitudes, teachings, and television show have influenced children and children's programming. The contributors represent a wide range of disciplines<-->art, psychology, medicine, social criticism, theology, music, and communications (one contribution features an interview with cellist Yo-Yo Ma). They consider the use of story, the reality of make-believe, the use and meaning of transitions, music, puppetry, theology, and the impact of Rogers's philosophy on parents. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780822939214
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Pages:
249
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.35(h) x 0.97(d)

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