The Story of Fred Rogers: A Biography Book for New Readers
Discover the life of Fred Rogers―a story about helping others through creativity and kindness
Fred Rogers created one of the longest-running children’s TV shows ever, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Before he became famous for his puppetry and storytelling, Fred was a shy kid who couldn’t play outside because of his allergies. He found a passion for puppets, which he used to start his own TV show as an adult.
On his show, Fred helped kids make sense of both serious and silly things, talk about their feelings, and feel loved. Explore how Fred Rogers went from a young boy growing up in Pennsylvania to an award-winning TV show host and beloved role model.
The Story of Fred Rogers includes:
- Helpful definitions―Explore a glossary with easy-to-understand definitions of some of the more advanced words and ideas in the book.
- Visual timeline―Watch Fred Rogers progress from a little boy with a dream to a famous TV star with a visual timeline of his life.
- Lasting legacy―Learn more about how Fred Rogers made a difference in the lives of millions of children and changed the world for the better.
How will Fred’s kindness inspire you?