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Move over, Matilda, and step aside, Madeline, there's a new charming miniature heroine about to make her mark.

Move over, Matilda, and step aside, Madeline, there's a new charming miniature heroine about to make her mark.

Can one tiny girl change a very big school? Alice-Miranda Highton-Smith-Kennington-Jones is waving goodbye to her weeping parents and starting her first day at boarding school. But something is wrong at Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale Academy for Proper Young Ladies. The headmistress, Miss Grimm, hasn't been seen for ten years. The prize-winning flowers are gone. And a mysterious stranger is camping in the greenhouse. Alice-Miranda must complete a series of impossible tests. Can she really beat the meanest, most spoilt girl at school in a solo sailing mission? Could she camp in the forest all on her own for five whole days and nights? Well, of course. This is Alice-Miranda, after all.

Reviews

Alice-Miranda has a beguiling ability to enchant those around her and an enthusiasm for helping people in need. This new series, with its sprightly, resilient heroine, who is sweet without being cloying, offers readers a lively blend of humour and intrigue.

Kirkus Reviews

Alice-Miranda's optimism and determination is infectious. An immediately lovable character that young girls are going to want to be or be with.

Deborah Abela

I loved this book so much. It's amazing that a seven-year-old girl can change a whole school! I like Alice-Miranda because she is brave and kind.

Imogen, Book Buddies Club

This book is very exciting. I found it hard to put down when Mum told me to stop reading.

Kiersten, Book Buddies Club

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781741664515

    February 1, 2010

    Random House Australia Children's

    288 pages

    RRP $16.99

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    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781742740201

    September 1, 2010

    Random House Australia

    228 pages

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    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
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    • Google Play
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    Or

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Also by Jacqueline Harvey

Alice-Miranda in Hollywood
Clementine Rose Collection One
Alice-Miranda On Holiday 2
2017 Alice-Miranda Journal with lock and key
Alice-Miranda Takes The Lead 3
Alice-Miranda in Paris 7
Clementine Rose Collection Two
Alice-Miranda at Camp 10
Alice-Miranda at Sea 4
Alice-Miranda Holds the Key 15
Alice-Miranda In New York 5
Alice-Miranda in the Alps 12
Alice-Miranda in Japan 9
Alice-Miranda at the Palace 11
Alice-Miranda in China 14
Alice-Miranda Shines Bright 8
Alice-Miranda to the Rescue 13
Alice-Miranda Shows the Way
Clementine Rose and the Surprise Visitor 1
Alice-Miranda in Scotland
Clementine Rose Collection Three
Clementine Rose Collection Four
Kensy and Max 1: Breaking News
Clementine Rose and the Wedding Wobbles 13

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