Inspiring letters from the beloved host of PBS's Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, now the subject of the acclaimed documentary Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Every question a child or parent asks is important, and no one understands this better than the television Neighbor who has visited our homes for decades. In this collection of letters and replies, Mister Rogers encourages parents, grandparents, and teachers to cherish the questions and comments that come from their children. With sincerity and sensitivity, real-life issues are addressed in chapters arranged by theme--the world, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
, feelings and fears, television, family relationships, and death. Based on his lifelong studies in child development, Fred Rogers offers a thoughful perspective on childhood and parenting. Dear Mister Rogers
is an inspiration to parents and educators and a delight for all those interested in the unique way children see the world and wonder about it.