Podcast: Jacqueline Harvey on Her New Kids’ Spy Book

Podcast: Jacqueline Harvey on Her New Kids’ Spy Book

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Jacqueline Harvey joins Cheryl Akle this week to discuss her passion for education, her bestselling Alice-Miranda series and her latest book for kids, Kensy and Max 3: Undercover.

Podcast guest: 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, Alice-Miranda and Clementine Rose adventures.

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                  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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