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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

Friday, May 31, 2013

Something special for 2014

Dear Friends,

I am so excited to announce that in September we are bringing out the Alice-Miranda Diary for 2014.  Inside there are lots of fun things including quizzes, advice pages, lots of space for you to write and there's even an enrolment form to sign up and join my school, Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale Academy for Proper Young Ladies.  I can't wait until it comes out - at exactly the same time as my new book, Alice-Miranda Shines Bright.  I wanted to give you a sneak peek at the covers.  I'm helping my best grown up friend Jacqueline Harvey with the final proofreading on the story now, so we'd best get back to it.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Lots of love,
Alice-Miranda xx

PS Thanks to Allerme for letting me know I had written the wrong title above - I must have been tired from all my adventures!  Of course the new book is Alice-Miranda Shines Bright, not Takes the Lead (that one has just been released in the United States with the title Alice-Miranda Takes the Stage)

1 comment:

  1. Alice-Miranda, isn't it Alice-Miranda Shines Bright, rather than 'Takes the Lead', as this is an old book, not new one.