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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

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Upcoming events in February and March

Hello Friends,

I am so excited that my new adventure Alice-Miranda In Japan has just hit the shops.  To celebrate the release, my best grown up friend Jacqueline Harvey and I will be visiting bookshops around Sydney for several different events.  I will post more details and the beautiful flyers that go with them soon but for your diary now:

Friday 14 February from 3.30pm Novella Wahroonga
Saturday 15 February from 10.30am - midday Book Review St Ives at St Ives Village
Saturday 1 March 1-2pm a huge celebration of Alice-Miranda In Japan at The Children's Bookshop at Beecroft
Saturday 8 March 11-12 noon big dress up event at Dymocks George St Sydney

There will be lots more happening in March as Jacqueline is touring in Melbourne and Queensland as well as visiting the fabulous Somerset Festival on the Gold Coast. More details soon.

Somerset Celebration of Literature

Hope you're having a fantastic week at school.

Lots of love,
Alice-Miranda xxx

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