Hello, Neighbor!: The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Neal Porter Books
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
11.3 X 8.5 X 0.4 inches | 0.94 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780823446186

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About the Author

Matthew Cordell is the Caldecott Medal-winning author and illustrator of Wolf in the Snow, and the illustrator of numerous highly acclaimed children's books including The Only Fish in the Sea (by Philip C. Stead) and Special Delivery which was a Washington Post Best Book of 2015. He wrote and illustrated Another Brother, Wish and Hello! Hello!, a New York Times Notable Children's Book. Matthew lives near Chicago with his wife, author Julie Halpern, and their two children.

Reviews

β˜… "Scribbly lines, soft colors, and earnest storytelling create an open, affectionate atmosphere perfectly in keeping with Rogers's quiet strength and generous heart."--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

β˜… "The illustrations bring home the joy that Rogers brought to families every day. . . . In a crowded field of Mister Rogers books, this gorgeous offering stands apart."--Booklist, Starred Review

β˜… "While Mister Rogers currently is getting a lot of adult attention, this book is successful in returning the focus to a child audience, explaining how Rogers was unique and describing his lasting influence. The illustrations include many elements from the show; the act of identifying these details feels like a treasure hunt. . . . Caldecott-winning author Cordell and the iconic Mister Rogers have a lot of neighbors." --School Library Journal, Starred Review


β˜… "Precise narration leads readers through the touchstones of Fred's life, highlighting how his childhood influenced his mission: to treat children with deep respect for their emotions and intelligence. Cordell's signature illustration style--scratchy pen and ink with pastel-hued watercolors--immerses readers in this world of make-believe, infusing graphically distinct spreads with warmth and humor, Fred's recognizable red cardigan popping against the milder tints. . . . Essential for storytime read-alouds, emotional-literacy curricula, and bedtime snuggles in neighborhoods everywhere."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

"This authorized biography of Fred Rogers opens as did his iconic television program, with a stoplight flashing yellow, signaling that it is time to slow down and enjoy your surroundings. It's a fitting message for readers who met Mister Rogers as young visitors to his Neighborhood. . . . Cordell's loose pen, ink, and watercolor drawings reflect the leisurely pace of Rogers's speaking and writing styles, while the text is with gentle reminders of his philosophy.. A fine tribute to a fine man."--The Horn Book
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