2019 marks 50 years of visiting our favorite furry friends (and countless celebrity guests!) on Sesame Street in almost 4,500 episodes broadcast in 140 countries to nearly 6 million children.
Since its first broadcast in 1969, Sesame Street has focused on “helping kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger and kinder.” Geared towards preschool-age children, the show has always feature a lovable cast of characters: Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Bert, Ernie, Kermit, Mr. Snuffleupagus, and recent recruits like Abby Cadabby and Julia. Each episode features fun songs, educational segments, and life lessons in an urban setting designed to be universally recognizable to any child.
Make sure your accounts are ready to celebrate the stories behind the creation of this beloved children’s brand with Penguin Random House Adult titles.
- STREET GANG: THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF SESAME STREET takes a meticulous, methodical, and heartfelt look at stories behind the beloved show and its namesake foundation.
- JIM HENSON: THE BIOGRAPHY presents the very first full biography of the artistic mastermind behind Sesame Street and its uniquely wonderful inhabitants.
- JIM HENSON: THE WORKS: THE ART, THE MAGIC, THE IMAGINATION is the perfect gift for any Muppet fan, featuring 500 full-color illustrations of Henson’s most well-known creations along with his lesser known, but equally interesting, work.
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