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Alice-Miranda at School

Alice-Miranda, Book 1
Narrated by: Jacqueline Harvey
Series: Alice-Miranda, Book 1
Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 8-10
4.5 out of 5 stars (48 ratings)

Non-member price: $14.95

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Publisher's Summary

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 Alice-Miranda!

©2011 Jacqueline Harvey (P)2016 Audible, Ltd

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Loved it

My 7 year old has listened to it 3 times and now wants the whole series!

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Whole family enjoyment

Our whole family loved listening to this over a long car trip. Very engaging and humourous, it drew not just my daughter in, but the whole family.

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Thoroughly engaging and beautifully read.

I loved that the author is also the narrator. I'm looking forward to listening to more!

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Absolutely brilliant!

My almost 8 yr old and I LOVED this book so much... Alice-Miranda is a fabulous little girl with so much wisdom, empathy and warmth!

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  • S. Halse
  • Canberra, ACT, Aust
  • 28-01-2019

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Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, provided she was ten to twelve.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Alice-Miranda is an adorable little pocket-rocket, who just misses being an intolerable bossy-boots. Instead, she is a feisty little girl who demonstrates the opposite of apathy!

What aspect of Jacqueline Harvey’s performance might you have changed?

The narration is too rapid. The characterization is good, but the indirect speech is punctuated with audible intake of breath due to the pace. This was intrusive and distracting.

Any additional comments?

An attractive story, a lovable heroine, and a humorous, slightly tongue-in-cheek plot salted with mystery. Little girls will enjoy this.

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  • Karen Bown
  • 24-04-2018

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This was a marvellous book I loved listening to it I would strongly recommend you to read this marvellous book 📚 mind blown 🤯

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  • Natasha
  • 09-03-2017

An excellent book.

This is a really good book. I loved it. Alice Maranda is a very funny little girl. Jacqueline Harvey isn't fantastic narrator and brings all the characters alive. I really hope that there will be more in the series put into audio.