- Author : Maxwell King
- Release Date : 04 September 2018
- Publisher : Abrams
- Categories : Biography & Autobiography
- Pages : 416 pages
- ISBN 13 : 9781683353492
- ISBN 10 : 1683353498
Synopsis : The Good Neighbor written by Maxwell King, published by Abrams which was released on 04 September 2018. Download The Good Neighbor Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. 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. An engaging story, rich in detail, The Good Neighbor is the definitive portrait of a beloved figure, cherished by multiple generations.