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THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers

Having an Operation

 

WRITTEN BY: Fred Rogers
ILLUSTRATOR: Ruth Brunner-Strosser
DESIGNER: Frank D'Astolfo
DEVELOPED BY: Arthur Greenwald and Barry Head
PUBLISHED: 1977
PUBLISHER:  
SERIES: Let's Talk About It
ISBN: N/A

Produced with grants from Johnson & Johnson, McFeely-Rogers Foundation
Produced in cooperation with American Academy of Pediatrics, American Hospital Association,
American Medical Association
© 1977 Family Communications, Inc.


Summary

The first eleven of this book's sixteen pages describe to the reader what it is like to undergo an operation. It answers many questions that may be common to children and explains the procedure on a young level. "Do you know what an operation is? An operation is a way for doctors to fix something inside your body. You may be wondering what it will be like to have an operation."

The next four pages are made up of activities for young people to complete while in the hospital or once they return home. Included are a dot-to-dot puzzle which shows how doctors sometimes wear masks.

The book's final page wraps up with a heartfelt message from Mister Rogers.


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Appearing In This Book

Mister Rogers

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