LeVar Burton Voices Fred Rogers’ Biography for Oasis
The Good Neighbor, the Oasis Audio biography of Fred Rogers, legendary TV host of Mister Rogers Neighborhood,puppeteer and ordained minister, will be narrated by LeVar Burton, a frequent guest on the show, Oasis has announced. The Christian audiobook publisher obtained the audio rights from Abrams Books for the Maxwell King book on Roger's personal and professional life.
The simultaneous release of the book and audiobook is in September, timed to the 50th anniversary of the first Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood national broadcast. Burton is known for his roles in Roots, Star Trek: The Next Generation and as the host of Reading Rainbow. In 2004, Burton received the Fred Rogers Award for excellence in children’s educational media.