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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

Monday, February 4, 2013

New friends in England!

Hello Friends,

I am so excited to be travelling with my best grown up friend, Jacqueline Harvey to London and other parts of England and Scotland in February to launch my third and fourth adventures, Alice-Miranda Takes the Lead and Alice-Miranda At Sea with the fabulous Random House Children's Publications in the UK.  As you can see I was all packed and ready to leave a few days ago and now we are in chilly London.  Tomorrow we will be meeting new friends at Charlotte House School and then I'm so thrilled to be visiting Sarum Hall school again on Tuesday as I have lots of friends there already.  I will be writing about our travels as often as I can. 

When we get home to Australia, my seventh adventure, Alice-Miranda In Paris will launch in March and at the moment we are busy working on the eighth which is called, Alice-Miranda Shines Bright.

Hope you're enjoying a lovely weekend.

Lots of love,
Alice-Miranda xxx

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