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Alice-Miranda on Holiday : Alice-Miranda Series : Book 2 - Jacqueline Harvey

Alice-Miranda on Holiday

Alice-Miranda Series : Book 2

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Published: 1st September 2010
For Ages: 6 - 12 years old
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Alice-Miranda Highton-Smith-Kennington-Jones has survived her first term at Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale. And now Jacinta Headlington-Bear, the school's second best tantrum thrower, is joining Alice-Miranda's family for term break. Who would have thought it! The two girls are looking forward to a relaxing holiday at Highton Hall. But a cranky boy is causing mischief on the estate, a movie star has come to visit, and a stranger is snooping about. Add a naughty pony, a hint of romance and a dastardly scheme, and Jacinta and Alice-Miranda might have a more exciting holiday than they were expecting.

About the Author

Jacqueline Harvey has spent her working life teaching in girls' boarding schools. She is pleased to say that she has never yet encountered a headmistress like Miss Grimm, but she has come across quite a few girls who remind her a little of Alice-Miranda. Jacqueline has published three novels for young readers. Her first picture book, THE SOUND OF THE SEA, was awarded Honour Book in the 2006 CBC Awards. She is currently working on Alice-Miranda's next adventure.

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5.0

This series certainly a must buy

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from Sydney AU

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Understand
  • Well Written

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    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Younger Readers

    Comments about Alice-Miranda on Holiday:

    I bought some of this series as Christmas present for one of my granddaughters aged 6 who reads well.
    She has enjoyed them very much.

     
    5.0

    A great series for Grandma's to buy

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    from Perth WA

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Understand
    • Well Written

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      • Gift
      • Lovely Bedtime Reading
      • Younger Readers

      Comments about Alice-Miranda on Holiday:

      A great series for girls of nine or ten years. Service and delivery were excellent

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      Jacqueline Harvey

      It wasn’t until November 2012, that Jacqueline Harvey took the giant step away from a 20 year career in schools as a teacher, Deputy Head of Junior School and most recently, Director of Development, to become a full time writer.

      Jacqueline Harvey’s bestselling Alice-Miranda series began as an idea for a picture book but it soon became apparent that this perpetually positive seven-and-a-quarter-year-old had a lot more to say. The series has been sold to the United States, United Kingdom, Indonesia, Turkey and Brazil (for Portuguese translation) and has been shortlisted for children’s book awards in Australia.

      The Clementine Rose series for younger readers has followed closely in the footsteps of Alice-Miranda’s success, with the series being sold to the United Kingdom and Brazil. Jacqueline’s first and only picture book, The Sound of the Sea was an Honour Book in the 2006 Children’s Book Council Awards.

      Jacqueline lives in Sydney with her husband Ian and is currently working on more Alice-Miranda and Clementine Rose adventures. She relishes any opportunity to get back into school and work with the children who inspire her writing.  In her spare time she likes to play golf in exotic locations.

      Visit Jacqueline Harvey's Booktopia Author Page


      ISBN: 9781864719840
      ISBN-10: 1864719842
      Series: Alice-Miranda Ser.
      Audience: Children
      For Ages: 6 - 12 years old
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 304
      Published: 1st September 2010
      Publisher: Random House Australia
      Country of Publication: AU
      Dimensions (cm): 20.1 x 15.1  x 1.9
      Weight (kg): 0.24
      Edition Number: 1