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Alice-Miranda in New York (Alice-Miranda #5)

by Jacqueline Harvey

Alice-Miranda is in bustling New York City. It’s a blur of skyscrapers, hot dog carts, chats with zoo animals and classes at Mrs Kimmel’s School for Girls, right next to glorious Central Park.

Her family’s glamorous department store, Highton’s on Fifth, has just been renovated but plans for the fabulous re-opening party are going curiously wrong.

Is that why Alice-Miranda’s father Hugh seems so worried? And why is her new friend Lucinda so shy about inviting Alice-Miranda home?

 

Alice-Miranda in New York is a story of family, friendship and honesty. I just loved touring this spectacular city once again, via the pages of this gorgeous book, and I loved sharing the journey with Alice-Miranda who is, all-in-all, a remarkable little girl.”  Dee White, Boomerang Books Kids’ Books Capers 


Overview

Released
01 February, 2012

About Jacqueline Harvey

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 and Turkey and has been shortlisted for children's book awards in Australia. Her first and only picture book, The Sound of the Sea was an Honour Book in the 2006 Children's Book Council Awards. Jacqueline has spent most of her working life teaching in girls' boarding schools and has been a Deputy Head and Director of Development. She is passionate about improving educational outcomes for Indigenous students. Jacqueline lives in Sydney with her husband Ian and is currently working on more Alice-Miranda and Clementine Rose adventures.  



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