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BiographyHistory

From 2001 to 2012, Jacqueline Harvey worked at Abbotsleigh School, Sydney. She retired as deputy head of the Junior School in late 2012 in order to pursue writing on a full-time basis.

Notes

  • For further information, see Jacqueline Harvey's website: http://www.jacquelineharvey.com.au

Awards for Works

Alice-Miranda in Japan 2014 single work children's fiction children's

'When Alice-Miranda, Millie and Jacinta all get a chance to travel to Japan to make the most of the last few weeks of school holidays, they are in for a fascinating treat. The Highton-Smith-Kennington-Jones housekeeper has been invited to present a paper at an important innovation conference in Tokyo on her Just Add Water (JAW) food creation but she is even more interested in her newest invention, and vows to try it out while overseas.

'Alice-Miranda gets embroiled in an elaborate missing persons hunt when she is given a gift from her father that confuses the would-be trackers. Things come to a head when the tourists get an invitation to attend dinner at the Royal Palace in Tokyo, and the plans of a jealous sister begin to unravel, with startling consequences.' (Publisher's blurb)

2015 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Older Children
2015 longlisted Davitt Award Best Children's Novel
Alice-Miranda at Camp 2014 single work children's fiction children's

'This school camp is full of secrets and surprises!

'An exciting announcement has been made and Alice-Miranda and her schoolmates are going on camp. There are sleep outs, treasure hunts and so many activities to look forward to! However, it's not all fun and games. Alice-Miranda and Millie will need to keep a close eye on Caprice, the school's newest student, who seems determined to cause trouble.

'Next door to the camp is Pelham Park, where Alice-Miranda's father, Hugh, grew up. These days, Hugh's beautiful old house serves as a retirement home but when some startling objects are uncovered in its cellar, the peaceful estate is turned upside down. With help from a much-loved relative, Alice-Miranda sets out to investigate. (Publication summary)

2016 shortlisted YABBA Fiction for Younger Readers
Alice-Miranda in Paris 2013 single work children's fiction children's 'Trés chic sightseeing, singing and fashion! Alice-Miranda and her friends are in Paris with a group of teachers from Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale and the Fayle School for Boys. The students have a very exciting opportunity: to sing at Paris Fashion Week. The amazing city is humming with excitement and outrageous fashion choices -- quite often coming from Mr Lipp, the children's choir conductor. But a couple of France's best known designers are harbouring serious secrets, and when Christian Fontaine has some expensive fabric stolen just days before his show, Alice-Miranda and her friends realise there is a darker side to the glitz and glamour of the famous city.' (Publisher's blurb)
2014 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Older Children
2014 shortlisted KOALA Awards Younger Readers
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