The Mister Rogers Parenting Book: Helping to Understand Your Young Child

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Running Press, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 128 pages
9 Reviews
Reassuring and wonderfully accessible, full of child development insight and practical ideas from a trusted friend of both children and adults, this innovative book is a valuable resource for all parents of 2 to 6year-olds who are faced with a variety of new and challenging situations. Charmingly illustrated, it addresses everyday experiences such as bedtime struggles, mealtimes, going to the doctor, as well as difficult times like divorce and death.

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Review: The Mister Rogers' Parenting Book: Helping To Understand Your Young Child

User Review  - Greg Metcalf - Goodreads

This child development book was very much intended for parents and not writers researching writing a book about parents raising kids. It covers a wide range of topics and sums them up with solid ... Read full review

Review: The Mister Rogers' Parenting Book: Helping To Understand Your Young Child

User Review  - Janey - Goodreads

I picked up this book because I adore Fred Rogers. It was a nice, general parenting book--best for new parents. Read full review

About the author (2002)

Frederick McFeely Rogers (1928-2003) was the host of the internationally acclaimed children's television show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, in production from 1968 to 2001. Mister Rogers, as he became known to millions, was an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church (USA) who lived and worked in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area for most of his life.Rogers' show won four Emmy awards, including one for lifetime achievement. He also received a Peabody Award, "in recognition of 25 beautiful years in the neighborhood." On July 9, 2002, Fred Rogers received the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his contributions to children's education. "Fred Rogers has proven that television can soothe the soul and nurture the spirit and teach the very young," said President George W. Bush at the presentation.Fred Rogers was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, about 30 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. He studied early childhood development at the University of Pittsburgh.

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