The beloved host of PBS’s Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, subject of the acclaimed documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? and the forthcoming biopic A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood starring Tom Hanks, offers warm words of advice and encouragement, along with reflections on his own childhood.
Fred Rogers and his Neighborhood have been a treasured presence in millions of homes for more than 50 years, educating, comforting, and influencing three generations of Americans. This compilation of his signature wise, succinct thoughts is organized by themes – such as “Relationships”, “Childhood”, “Parenthood”, and “Communicating” – all enriched by personal memories of growing up.
His ability to touch all kinds of people will move and inspire his television audiences past and present, as well as anyone seeking straightforward, humane advice on how to get the most out of life.