Alice-Miranda on Holiday (Alice-Miranda #2)

Publisher details

Alice-Miranda on Holiday (Alice-Miranda #2)
Author
Jacqueline Harvey
Publisher
Random House Australia
Genre
Children’s Fiction
Released
01 September, 2010

Synopsis

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. "Ever since reading the first Alice-Miranda book, I've been dying to read the second book. Finally, here it is, and I love it. Alice-Miranda has finished her first term at boarding school and is going home for a holiday. It's supposed to be relaxing but it's not because there are so many visitors and stacks of mysteries to solve, such as who kidnapped Aunt Gee? Now I want the third book."  Matilda Murrihy (11 years), Herald Sun"Alice-Miranda on Holiday is a gorgeous tale of friendship and mystery, with plenty of twists and turns along the way."  Kids' Book Review blog 
Jacqueline Harvey
About the author

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. 

Books by Jacqueline Harvey

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