Written by Linda Hayward
Illustrator Tim Kirk
Published 1981
Publisher Western Publishing
Series Sesame Street Book Club
ISBN 0307231364

The Sesame Street Sun is a 1981 Sesame Street storybook featuring Prairie Dawn and Betty Lou. The book was reprinted in 1992 with new illustrations, as Prairie Dawn, Reporter.

Prairie Dawn receives a printing press from her Aunt Dusk and decides to print a newspaper. She decides to title the paper The Sesame Street Sun, and goes all over Sesame Street looking for stories, getting information from a number of residents. Betty Lou soon joins her, helping her with the printing. At the end of the story, a copy of the finished paper is displayed for the reader.

Prairie Dawn had previously taken on the role of a reporter in The Sesame Street Dictionary.





Prairie Dawn, Betty Lou, The Count, Sherlock Hemlock, Big Bird (with his Teddy Bird), Bert, The Amazing Mumford, Oscar the Grouch, Cookie Monster, Nelly


Aunt Dusk, Ftatateeta and her five kittens, Ernie, Grover, Guy Smiley, Herry Monster, Mr. Snuffleupagus, a Nelly's Deli Delivery Girl, a Mailman

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