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Jacqueline Harvey has combined a successful career in education with her love of a good story. She is the author of 14 novels for younger readers and a picture book, THE SOUND OF THE SEA, which was awarded Honour Book in the 2006 Children’s Book Council Awards. Her bestselling Alice-Miranda series centres on the life of Alice-Miranda Highton-Smith-Kennington-Jones, a perpetually positive and determined seven year old who takes herself off to boarding school because it appeals to her sense of adventure. The first book in the series, Alice-Miranda At School was released in Australia in February 2010 with Alice-Miranda On Holiday, Alice-Miranda Takes the Lead, Alice-Miranda At Sea, Alice-Miranda In New York, Alice-Miranda Shows the Way and Alice-Miranda In Paris following at six month intervals. Jacqueline is currently contracted to write 12 Alice-Miranda books. She has a new series for younger readers (5-9 year olds) which launched in Australia in September 2012. Jacqueline is contracted to write eight Clementine-Rose books with Random House Australia. For more information go to www.jacquelineharvey.com.au

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Alice-Miranda featured in this month's Girl Power and Total Girl Magazines

Hello Friends,

I am so excited - today is the official launch of Alice-Miranda At Sea and I can't wait to meet everyone. We're heading off on a ship on Sydney Harbour at 2.30pm and it's going to be amazing (but the tickets are all sold out so please don't come unless you have a booking - I would hate to disappoint anyone). I wanted to let you know that I was reading Girl Power the other day and was surprised to see my stories and my best grown up friend Jacqueline Harvey featured inside - and on the back cover. We are also featured in Total Girl but it's mostly a story by Jacqueline about how to write stories - she's been teaching me and I hope to have some exciting news about that soon. I will post some photographs after the launch. Have a great day!

Alice-Miranda xx

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