by Matthew Cordell
Picture Book Biography
This picture book, Hello, Neighbor! The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers, is a biography of Fred Rogers and shows how the children’s TV program began. In beautiful illustrations, you’re taken on a small journey on what makes this show so special. Fred was caring person, even as a young boy. The book explains that he wanted to make a difference in the world, particularly in the lives of children.
I remember watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood growing up. I would describe the show as beautiful and magical. In fact, Mister Rogers was like a friend, and he always brought a smile to my face. I loved learning more about his life and the show through this simplified version that is perfect for kids! So, if you or your kids like the show, you should check out this book!
Review by Erica, Circulation Assistant