Sesame Street Unpaved: Scripts, Stories, Secrets and Songs

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Hyperion, Nov 16, 1998 - Performing Arts - 191 pages
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Believe it or not, the show that has taught over 70 million of us to count is now turning 30!

To help celebrate this milestone, here comes the book millions of fans have been waiting for -- the ultimate insider's tribute to the show. Featuring candid interviews with the award-winning creators, trivia questions, in-depth looks at key cast members, Muppets and their performers, as well as never-before-revealed facts, this book features the street's funniest and most unforgettable moments. Relive all the classic memories, game shows, animations, and parodies through actual scripts, rare photos, celebrity flashbacks, and hilarious anecdotes. Discover how Oscar the Grouch got his name; go behind the scenes and find out what's really in Big Bird's nest; learn the lyrics to the songs you loved (like "Sing!" and "I Love Trash!"); take the Ernie and Bert personality quiz; rediscover the wacky wisdom of the Muppets; and much more! From Kermit the Frog to Elmo to Rubber Duckie, this one-of-a-kind tribute is for anyone who's ever asked the question, "Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?"

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Review: Sesame Street Unpaved: Scripts, Stories, Secrets and Songs

User Review  - Micah - Goodreads

I've had this book for ages, and I absolutely adore it. The illustrations and photographs are gorgeous, and the jokes and scripts amusing as ever, even though it's now been all but trumped by Sesame Street A Celebration 40 Years of Life on the Street With DVD and my copy is now falling to pieces. Read full review

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User Review  - Marcia - Goodreads

What's not to love about going to the "street"? I think we all can say that we wanted to live here even if only in our imaginations...one of the best children's shows of all times..next to Mr. Roger's ... Read full review

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David Borgenicht, coauthor of "The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook", has an impressive array of pickup lines. He won't admit how many of these scenarios were his.

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