A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Movie Tie-In): Neighborly Words of Wisdom from Mister Rogers

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Movie Tie-In): Neighborly Words of Wisdom from Mister Rogers

The inspiring profile brought to life in the major motion picture starring Tom Hanks, plus a collection of warm advice and encouragement from America's favorite neighbor.

Tom Junod's Esquire profile of Fred Rogers, "Can You Say... Hero?," has been hailed as a classic of magazine writing. Now, his moving story of meeting and observing the beloved host of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is the inspiration for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, directed by Marielle Heller and written by Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster.

Here, Junod's unforgettable piece appears for the first time in book form alongside an inspiring collection of advice and encouragement from Mister Rogers himself. Covering topics like relationships, childhood, communication, parenthood, and more, Rogers's signature sayings and wise thoughts are included here. Pairing the definitive portrait of a national icon with his own instructions for living your best, kindest life, this book is a timeless treasure for Mister Rogers fans.

Title:A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Movie Tie-In): Neighborly Words of Wisdom from Mister Rogers
ISBN:9780143135388
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    A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Movie Tie-In): Neighborly Words of Wisdom from Mister Rogers Reviews

  • TraceyL

    A great little read. This is a combination of parenting advice given by Mister Rogers himself in other works, and an article profiling the TV host. It's very sweet and I think everyone needs a little ...

  • Leia

    What a life this man lead. He might be my greatest personal hero....

  • Eve Schaub

    I LOVE Mister Rogers. So I feel bad not LOVING his book, but I did like it. I was particularly disappointed by the format which is basically chapters full of bullet points, some of which are classic-M...

  • Jennifer

    I love how the article that Tom Junod wrote about Mister Rogers is included in this book of quotes. This was a fun read after seeing A Beautiful Day In the Neighborhood over the weekend....

  • Rachelle

    "Discovering the truth about ourselves is the work of a lifetime, but its worth the effort." When I saw this book I just had to read it. So many of us grew up with the kind wisdom of Mr. Rogers. This ...

  • Brandon Forsyth

    A wonderful little companion to the recent film, which thankfully includes the article that the film is based around. While I’m not a parent, and much of the advice here has no direct impact on my l...

  • Élisabeth Léger

    If you have always felt like Mr Rogers was one of the best teachers you ever had, this book is a great read! Suggestion: read it in sections / chapters to fully assimilate the thoughts and reflections...

  • F. Phyllis

    A light,, easy, feel good read. Full of wisdom, compassion and a great love for children. A real champion and hero....

  • Mike

    This book really touched me inside and out. The main goal in the movie was interviewing Mister Rogers for a magazine called “Can You Say ...Hero?” It includes the article from the magazine and lot...

  • Natalie Park

    I very much enjoyed hearing Tom Junod’s Esquire article that the movie was based on and gentle reminders from Mr. Rogers in his own voice on how to be kind, compassionate and present to and for each...