Clementine Rose and the Surprise Visitor (Clementine Rose #1)

Publisher details

Clementine Rose and the Surprise Visitor (Clementine Rose #1)
Author
Jacqueline Harvey
Publisher
Random House
Genre
Children’s Fiction
Released
03 September, 2012

Synopsis

Clementine Rose was delivered not in the usual way, at a hospital, but in the back of a mini-van, in a basket of dinner rolls.So begins the story of a lovely little girl who lives in Penberthy Floss in a large ramshackle house with her mother, Lady Clarissa, Digby Pertwhistle the butler and a very sweet teacup pig called Lavender.When her scary Aunt Violet arrives unexpectedly, the household is thrown into disarray. What is it that Aunt Violet really wants and what is she carrying in her mysterious black bag? From the author of the best-selling Alice-Miranda series, for readers aged 5+#34 in Australia’s 50 Favourite Kids’ Books poll, 2014 "This is a feel-good series which offers warmth, humour and adventure to young, primary-aged girls."  Magpies"I would recommend this book as a good read to children 7 to 12 because the characters are believable and full of fun."  Brooke Petzke, Townsville Bulletin
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 and Clementine Rose 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 and Alice-Miranda adventures, and some exciting new projects too. 

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