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Mary Rodgers

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(1931 - )

Mary Rodgers

Mary Rodgers (born January 11, 1931) is an American composer of musicals and an author of children’s books. She is a daughter of composer Richard Rodgers and his wife, Dorothy Rodgers, as is her sister, Linda Rodgers Emory. She attended the private girls’ school Brearley School in New York City and majored in music at Wellesley College.



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A Billion for Boris (1974)

When Benjamin ‘Ape Face’ Andrews fixes an old TV set it starts to show tomorrow’s news. Complications ensue.

Author(s): Mary Rodgers
Illustrator(s): Edward Gorey

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Freaky Friday (1972)

One Friday morning Annabel Andrews wakes up to find she has turned into her mother.

Author(s): Mary Rodgers
Illustrator(s): Edward Gorey

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The Rotten Book (1969)

Simon overhears his parents talking about a rotten kid and wonders what he did. What would it be like to be a rotten kid?

Author(s): Mary Rodgers
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Summer Switch (1982)

As he is about to get on the bus for Camp Soonawissakit, Benjamin “Ape Face” Andrews switches bodies with his father.

Author(s): Mary Rodgers
Illustrator(s): Edward Gorey

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