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Sesame Street : a celebration : 40 years of life on the street

Author: Louise Gikow; Betsy Loredo
Publisher: New York, NY : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, [2009]
Edition/Format:   Print book   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Celebrates the fortieth anniversary of the ground-breaking educational television series and traces the history of the show from its initial concept through its evolution over four decades.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Book, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Gikow; Betsy Loredo
ISBN: 9781579126384 1579126383
OCLC Number: 435628870
Notes: "Includes exclusive DVD with the very first episode, plus special bonus footage!"--Jacket.
Description: 303 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: How to get to Sesame Street : the origins of the show --
It's not easy bein' green : Muppets and puppeteers, the first 10 years --
The people in your neighborhood : the human cast --
Somebody come and play : Muppets and puppeteers, the next generation --
Stick out your hand and say hello : celebrities and kids visit the street --
Happy to meet you : Muppets and puppeteers, the new kids --
C is for cookie (and curriculum) : the lessons behind the laughter --
Imagine that! : writers, directors, and producers --
Over, under, around & through : the art and craft of a puppet show --
What's the name of that song? : music, composers, and lyrics --
I believe in little things : animation and live-action films --
We are all earthlings : the longest street in the world --
Because we're friends : thriving as a non-profit --
We'll do it together : community outreach --
See you tomorrow : the next 40 years.
Responsibility: Louise A. Gikow ; contributing editor, Betsy Loredo.

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Contains information about: the creation of the show, Sesame Street; its human and puppet characters; and, the writers, scripts, directors, designers, artists, engineers and technicians.  Read more...

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