Kindness And Wonder (eBook)
Why Mister Rogers Matters Now More Than Ever
Sobre o livro
A pop culture celebration of Fred Rogers and the enduring legacy of his beloved, award-winning PBS show Mister Rogers Neighborhood that offers essential wisdom to help us in our troubled times. Wont you be my neighbor?For more than thirty years, Fred Rogers was a beloved fixture in American homes. Warm and welcoming, he spoke directly to childrenand their parentsabout the marvels of the world, the things that worried them, and above all, the importance of being themselves. Dressed in his cardigan and sneakers, Fred Rogers offered a wholesome message of generosity and love that changed the landscape of television and shaped a generation of children. Kindness and Wonder pays tribute to this cultural icon: the unique, gentle man who embodied the best of what we could be. Looking back at the history of the show and the creative visionary behind it, pop culture aficionado Gavin Edwards reminds us of the indelible lessons and insights that Mister Rogers conveyedwhat it means to be a good person, to be open-hearted, to be thoughtful, to be curious, to be compassionateand why they matter. Beautifully crafted, infused with Mister Rogers gentle spirit, and featuring dozens of interviews with people whose lives were touched by Fred Rogersranging from Rita Moreno to NFL Hall of Famer Lynn SwannKindness and Wonder is a love letter to this unforgettable cultural hero and role model, and the beautiful neighborhood he created.