'Mischief and mayhem at Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale
'It's the beginning of term and Alice-Miranda is delighted to be back at school. There is excitement in the air with the news of Miss Reedy's and Mr Plumpton's engagement and fast approaching wedding. And when a surprise arrival is added to the mix, both the students and teachers go into a spin. 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!' (Publication summary)