Alice-Miranda Takes the Lead (Alice-Miranda #3)

Publisher details

Alice-Miranda Takes the Lead (Alice-Miranda #3)
Author
Jacqueline Harvey
Publisher
Random House Australia
Genre
Children’s Fiction
Released
01 February, 2011

Synopsis

Alice-Miranda is thrilled to be back at school, where the girls are preparing a play with the neighbouring boys' school. But it's not all glitter and stage lights: there are rumours of a witch in the woods, and Jacinta and Millie are clashing with a rude new student, Sloane, and her pushy mother, September. September Sykes wants to win her family the fortune she's sure it deserves, but her scheme could end in disaster.When Alice-Miranda learns of the plot, she knows just how to set things right. "A nicely complex plot involving odd rules at neighbouring boy's school, Fayle, rumours of a witch in the forest, and the greedy scheming of September Sykes, make for an enjoyable and entertaining school story with a difference."  Magpies Online"[The] third Alice Miranda title is as fun and amusing as the first two, thanks largely to the irrepressible protagonist, Alice-Miranda Highton-Smith-Kennington-Jones, a spunky seven-and-three-quarter-year-old with a taste for adventure. A modern take on the classic boarding-school narrative that offers a lot of fun and adventure to younger readers"  Michelle Hamer, The Sunday Age
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. 

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