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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

‘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, 7, Book Buddies Club

‘This book is very exciting. I found it hard to put down when Mum told me to stop reading.’ Kirsten, 9, Book Buddies Club

‘I really loved the book. It was all fabulous. I would give it 9/10.’ Juliette, 9, Book Buddies Club

‘I enjoyed this book because it is about boarding school and I love boarding schools.’ Ailish, 9, 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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  • EBook

    9781742740201

    September 1, 2010

    Random House Australia

    228 pages

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  • Alice-Miranda At School
    Jacqueline Harvey

    Paperback

    9781760890698

    May 7, 2019

    Puffin

    288 pages

    RRP $16.99

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    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au