Mischief and mayhem at Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale It's the beginning of term and Alice-Miranda is delighted to be back at school, especially when she hears the news of Miss Reedy's and Mr Plumpton's upcoming wedding. Meanwhile, Caprice and Millie's bickering reaches an all-time high and things look set to explode. Nearby in Downsfordvale, there is also plenty afoot with the village about to host Chudleigh's, the country's largest dog show. Along with the event come a number of bizarre characters. Could their strange behaviour be hiding something more alarming? If so, Alice-Miranda will need to act quickly to save the day!
Author : Jacqueline Harvey
ISBN : 9780375898587
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 26.75 MB
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Move over Matilda and Madeline, there's a charming miniature heroine ready to make her mark! Her name is Alice-Miranda--and she's full of spunk! Alice-Miranda Highton-Smith-Kennigton-Jones can't wait to start boarding school. When she arrives at Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale Academy for Proper Young Ladies, the adventure begins . . . only not quite as Alice-Miranda expects. The minute she sets foot on the school's manicured grounds, she senses that something is wrong: Miss Grimm, the headmistress, is nowhere to be seen, the gardens have no flowers, and a mysterious stranger seems to be hiding out on the premises. But that's not all. Some girls are mean and spoiled, like Alethea Goldsworthy. Can Alice-Miranda defeat Alethea in one of three difficult tests she must pass to remain at school? Will she discover Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale's big secret—and make things right? Well, if anyone can, it's spunky Alice-Miranda! From the Hardcover edition.
Alice-Miranda and her friend Jacinta's vacation at her family's estate is not exactly what they expected because of a cranky boy causing mischief, a visiting movie star, a snooping stranger, and a grandmother with a family secret.
When a surprise letter arrives at Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale Academy for Proper Young Ladies offering a cultural exchange to Beijing, Alice-Miranda and her friends are quick to sign up. They can t wait to experience the delights of one of the world s busiest cities! While there, the visitors will attend The Bright Star Academy and be billeted among the local students. Excitingly, Alice-Miranda and Jacinta are placed with a family who own one of the most famous acrobatic circus troupes in China. Their shows are spectacular but on closer inspection it appears that attempts are being made to sabotage the performances. Is it an insider, or is someone else trying to bring the family down? When Alice-Miranda stumbles upon a priceless missing antiquity in her host s home the mystery deepens. Will the saboteur be caught before it s too late?"
Author : Jacqueline Harvey
ISBN : 9780143780700
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 54.48 MB
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In a startling turn of events, Alice-Miranda unexpectedly finishes the school term earlier than planned. Holidays should be a time for fun and a chance to catch up with friends, but it seems all is not well at Highton Hall. There is trouble afoot with the family business and it's got everyone worried. Scores of people have been struck down with a mystery illness, and it looks as if Kennington's may be responsible. Meanwhile, there is an annual garden party to prepare for. And the whole village is invited! Alice-Miranda will have to trust her intuition to find the key to unlock this mystery.
Whoever knew that going on school camp could uncover precious, long-lost art? Alice-Miranda has hiked into a very unexpected mystery. Alice-Miranda and her schoolmates are camping in the countryside. Their trip takes them close to Pelham Park, where Alice-Miranda's father, Hugh, grew up. These days, Hugh's beautiful old house and garden serve as a retirement home, and its treasures are locked away in the cellar. But it seems that a stranger is sneaking about at Pelham Park. Is it a thief or someone trying to right old wrongs? With help from a much-loved relative, Alice-Miranda sets out to investigate.
Reunions and rivalries in the land of the brave! Alice-Miranda and her friends have been invited to attend the Queen's Colours inaugural leadership program in Scotland and they just might be joined by a few familiar faces from around the globe. There are plenty of skills to be learned and challenges to conquer, and the excitement could be enough to push some over the edge. Luckily, there is plenty to divert the students' attention including a surprise encounter on Loch Ness. Could it be the region's mythical monster? Little do they know it's the real monster in their midst they should be worried about. In this rollicking adventure, Alice-Miranda must draw upon all her wits to lead her friends to safety while, of course, making a few new friends along the way.
Alice - Miranda is off on a royal adventure!. It's Queen Georgiana's silver jubilee, and Alice - Miranda and her friends are invited. While Evesbury Palace is every bit as magnificent as they'd imagined, some of the staff are behaving strangely. Edgar and Louis, Aunty Gee's grandsons and the palace's resident mischief - makers, don't exactly give their guests a friendly welcome. When they team up with an unexpected visitor, things soon go from bad to worse. Behind the scenes it seems something much more sinister is at play. Why is Aunty Gee so determined to keep Alice - Miranda at the palace for the rest of the holidays? And who is her mysterious milliner? With the help of her friends and a trusty butler, can Alice - Miranda uncover what threatens to bring down the royal family?
Lights, camera, action! Yeehaw! Alice-Miranda visits Hollywood in her 16th adventure. Alice-Miranda and her friends are off to Hollywood to take part in Lawrence Ridley's new movie. It's a western with a twist, and they'll be shooting some scenes on location in the picturesque Grand Canyon. Everyone's excited to get a sneak peek of the glitz and glamor of show business--especially Caprice! On set, however, there is high drama with tears and tantrums, romance, and a string of suspicious mishaps. Is there a villain lurking behind the scenes, or could the rumors of a curse be true? Alice-Miranda is determined to get to the bottom of the mystery before tensions explode.