New ‘Sesame Street’ Book Celebrates Show’s 50th Anniversary

New ‘Sesame Street’ Book Celebrates Show’s 50th Anniversary

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Stop the presses! A Sesame Street book is coming this fall, on Oct. 22, to celebrate the franchise’s 50th birthday.   Image Via Psychologies   The book, entitled Sunny Day, will soon be available through Random House… although not soon enough! As exciting as it is, this release should be no surprise to fans: after the show’s premiere on PBS on November 10, 1969, the first tie-in book, The Sesame Street Storybook, hit readers’ shelves just two years later. Fans needed more of this heartwarmingly wholesome (and educational!) series. Given that Publisher’s Weekly claims that Sesame Workshop orchestrated around 100 new franchise titles each year from …