- Author:Edward Gorey,Mary Rodgers
- Publisher:Harper & Row; 1st edition (1974)
- Pages:211 pages
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A Billion for Boris book.
A Billion for Boris book.
by. Rodgers, Mary, 1931-2014. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.
Mary Rodgers wrote two sequels featuring the Andrews family. In A Billion for Boris (October 1974), Annabel and her friend Morris/Boris discover a TV set that tunes into future broadcasts and begin betting on horse races. In Summer Switch (September 1982), Annabel's little brother Ben and their father Bill inadvertently switch bodies as both are leaving for the summer, leaving the boy. to negotiate Hollywood and Dad to attend summer camp. Thus Summer Switch, too, may be considered a modern retelling of Vice Versa
This leaves Boris, who has essentially learned his lesson without suffering for his mistakes, blubbering with joy - but it's poor reward for readers who have taken in all the cheap crises and social insensitivity of Freaky Friday without.
This leaves Boris, who has essentially learned his lesson without suffering for his mistakes, blubbering with joy - but it's poor reward for readers who have taken in all the cheap crises and social insensitivity of Freaky Friday without any of the compensating laughs. When Boris, Annabel's upstairs boyfriend in Freaky Friday (KR, 1972), acquires a TV set that broadcasts tomorrow's programs, Annabel wants to use their foreknowledge for good deeds like helping the police entertain a lost child or providing a Daily News journalist with scoops, but Boris has bigger plans.
A Billion for Boris' attention-span is good. It's a page-turner for ages 8-88 The sequel to Freaky Friday and the book before Summer Switch, it is ultimately one of Mary Rodgers' masterpieces. It's a page-turner for ages 8-88. Ape Face tinkers with an old TV set so it shows tomorrow's news. Boris manages to get it back, and he and Ape Face's sister, Annabel, decide to us etheir new knowledge to help Boris' writer-mother get more money and refinish Boris' apartment. How? By betting on horses. A book which kept me reading until the last page. The sequel to Freaky Friday and the book before Summer Switch, it is ultimately one of Mary Rodgers' masterpieces. 2 people found this helpful.
Things are back to normal for Annabel Andrews since that freaky Friday when she switched bodies with her mother. Previously published as A Billion for Boris Annabel Andrews is back in her body, but life is still anything but normal. When her brother, Ape Face, and her boyfriend, Boris, discover a TV that airs its programs a day early, they're suddenly faced with lots of opportunities. Boris wants to make billions of dollars, but Annabel wants to help mankind.
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Sci Fi Books for Kids. By (author) Mary Rodgers.
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Mary Rodgers is the author of Freaky Friday, a book that has sold more than a million copies, has been made into two movies, and is now considered, quite rightly, a classic.
ISBN 10: 006025047X, ISBN 13: 9780060250478. Published by Harper & Row, 1974. Condition: Fine Hardcover. Mary Rodgers is the author of Freaky Friday, a book that has sold more than a million copies, has been made into two movies, and is now considered, quite rightly, a classic. Mary has also written two other novels for young readers, Summer Switch and A Billion for Boris, as well as the music for the musical Once Upon a Mattress. A trustee of the Juilliard School, Mary Rodgers lives and works in New York City.