The Island of Dr. Libris

The Island of Dr. Libris is written by Chris Grabenstein and illustrated by Gilbert Ford. This book was also published by Random House/ Penguin Random House. Chris Grabenstein is a New York Bestseller and is the the author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library, he has also written The Haunted House Mystery series, and Welcome to Wonderland Home Sweet Motel. …

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Creative Writing Workshop with Belinda Murrell

It was a cold July morning, a bit windy and cloudy. The minute we walked into Beecroft Children's Bookshop the warm heat and the smell of newly printed books wrapped around us and welcomed us in the world of magic and knowledge. We were all ready for a writing workshop for young children presented by Belinda Murrell …

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Clementine Rose and the Paris Puzzle

Clementine Rose and the Paris Puzzle is written by Australian author Jacqueline Harvey and is published by Random House Australia. Jacqueline Harvey is an award-winning author, who has written many books and several exciting series. This book series was illustrated by J. Yi. Clementine Rose and the Paris Puzzle is book number 12 in the …

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News: Alice-Miranda Books to be Adapted Into a TV Series

On the 20th of June Mediaweek announced that SLR Productions in partnership with ZDF Enterprises have started developing the ALICE-MIRANDA books into 26 animated mini-episodes for 6-9 year-olds. It will be broadcast by the local Nine Network. I am so very excited about this news and I can't wait until the first episode is out! I'm …

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Alice-Miranda in New York

Alice-Miranda in New York is written by Jacqueline Harvey and illustrated by J. Yi. It is book  number 5 from the ALICE-MIRANDA Series. The book focuses on Alice-Miranda from Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale Academy for Proper Younger Ladies visiting the  New York City. She is very excited and looking forward to seeing the amazing skyscrapers, the beautiful Central Park and to …

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Clementine Rose and the Birthday Emergency

Clementine Rose and the Birthday Emergency is written by Jacqueline Harvey and illustrated by J. Yi. It is book  number 10 from the CLEMENTINE ROSE Series. The book focuses on Clementine Rose and the challenges she faces. There is a school sports carnival to attend. She is looking forward to running a very special race, children vs. parents …

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Alice-Miranda to the Rescue

Alice-Miranda to the Rescue is written Jacqueline Harvey and illustrated by J.Yi. It is book number 13 from the ALICE-MIRANDA Series. The book focuses on Alice-Miranda and her friends from Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale Academy for Proper Younger Ladies. The girls are delighted to be back at school from their holiday in the Alps and are excited about the …

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Alice-Miranda in the Alps

Alice-Miranda in the Alps is written Jacqueline Harvey and illustrated by J.Yi. It is book number 12 from the ALICE-MIRANDA Series. The book focuses on Alice-Miranda and her friends having new experiences, learning, having fun, and facing challenges to be sorted out along the way. Alice-Miranda, her friends and family members are staying in the …

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The Big Book Day Out – September 2015

Sunday, 13th of September I went to The Big Book Day Out event held at Garry Owen House (The NSW Writers’ Centre) in Rozelle. There I saw some of my favourite authors, illustrators and participated in fun activities: book binding workshop, colouring in. I also enjoyed seeing some great books being launched, speaking to some …

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The ALICE-MIRANDA series

The Alice-Miranda series is written by Australian writer Jacqueline Harvey and illustrated by J.Yi. The books in this series present the exciting adventures of the sweet Alice-Miranda Highton-Smith-Kennington-Jones after she goes to the boarding school at Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale Academy for Proper Young Ladies. Alice-Miranda, her family and friends have great experiences, make new friends, learn and …

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The CLEMENTINE ROSE series

The Clementine Rose series is written by Australian writer Jacqueline Harvey and illustrated by J.Yi. The books in the series focus on the lovely little Clementine Rose, her family and friends saving the day, having new experiences, making new friends, learning and having fun. The adventures have the following titles: Clementine Rose and the Surprise …

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