Jacqueline Harvey
About the author

Jacqueline Harvey

Jacqueline Harvey worked in schools for many years but has had a passion for storytelling since she was a child. She is the author of the popular Alice-Miranda, Clementine Rose and Kensy and Max series, which have sold over one million copies in Australia alone. Her books have received numerous short-listings and awards while her picture book, The Sound of the Sea, was a CBCA Honour Book. Jacqueline speaks to thousands of young people at schools and festivals around the world, and says the characters in her books are often made up of the best bits of children she’s met over the years. While she is not a twin, like Kensy and Max she does have excellent powers of observation and has always thought she’d make a great spy. Jacqueline lives in Sydney and is currently working on more Kensy and Max adventures, and some exciting new projects too. 

Books by Jacqueline Harvey

Jacqueline Harvey Articles

Adventure and Imagination: Meet the Characters from Willa and Woof by Jacqueline Harvey

Review | Book Life | News

30 June 2022

Adventure and Imagination: Meet the Characters from Willa and Woof by Jacqueline Harvey

The Spy Siblings are Back! Read an Extract from Kensy and Max #9: Chasing Danger by Jacqueline Harvey

Review | Extract

5 May 2022

The Spy Siblings are Back! Read an Extract from Kensy and Max #9: Chasing Danger by Jacqueline Harvey

Teacher Keeps Promise to Student After Nearly Three Decades

Review | Author Related | News

10 March 2022

Teacher Keeps Promise to Student After Nearly Three Decades

A Purrfect Collaboration: Read Our Review of That Cat by Jacqueline Harvey, illustrated by Kate Isobel Scott

Review | Our Review

8 March 2022

A Purrfect Collaboration: Read Our Review of That Cat by Jacqueline Harvey, illustrated by Kate Isobel Scott

Colouring Activity: That Cat by Jacqueline Harvey, illustrated by Kate Isobel Scott

News | Book Life

2 March 2022

Colouring Activity: That Cat by Jacqueline Harvey, illustrated by Kate Isobel Scott

Colouring Activity: Kensy and Max #8: High Voltage by Jacqueline Harvey

Review | Book Life | News

12 October 2021

Colouring Activity: Kensy and Max #8: High Voltage by Jacqueline Harvey

An Unexpected Investigation: Read an Extract from Kensy and Max #8: High Voltage by Jacqueline Harvey

Review | Extract

7 October 2021

An Unexpected Investigation: Read an Extract from Kensy and Max #8: High Voltage by Jacqueline Harvey

Buckle Up for a Portuguese Adventure: Read Our Review of Kensy and Max #8: High Voltage by Jacqueline Harvey

Review | Our Review

6 October 2021

Buckle Up for a Portuguese Adventure: Read Our Review of Kensy and Max #8: High Voltage by Jacqueline Harvey

An Egyptian Adventure: Extract from Alice-Miranda in Egypt by Jacqueline Harvey

Review | Extract

3 June 2021

An Egyptian Adventure: Extract from Alice-Miranda in Egypt by Jacqueline Harvey

Science and Singapore: Check Out a Sampler from Kensy and Max 7: Take Down by Jacqueline Harvey

Review | Extract

17 March 2021

Science and Singapore: Check Out a Sampler from Kensy and Max 7: Take Down by Jacqueline Harvey