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Alice-Miranda At Sea (Alice-Miranda #4)

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Alice-Miranda is set for a luxurious cruise aboard the royal yacht Octavia, where Aunty Gee is hosting the wedding of Aunt Charlotte and Lawrence Ridley. Even Ambrosia Headlington-Bear has come along, much to her daughter Jacinta's surprise. Wild weather and rumors of a jewel thief throw the travelers into turmoil, but something else is giving Alice-Miranda one of her stra ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published April 8th 2014 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers (first published August 1st 2011)
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Cindy Xia
Apr 10, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought that this story was structured well, especially with the boy, Neville at the start, which caught my attention as being something mysterious. When I read the first few chapters' first lines, there was a word, "limosoine". Later, it was introduced that the main character, Alice-Miranda, was 7 years old. I thought, 'this child must be from a wealthy family!' and she was. She had relations to many famous people. At the start Alice-Miranda is really friendly, introducing herself to every st ...more
Dania Paus
Sep 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really liked this book
Angela
Aug 18, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Alice-Miranda at Sea

Jacqueline Harvey
Random House

ISBN:9781864718485
Format:Trade Paperback
Imprint:Random House Australia
Published:01/08/11
Subject:Child Fiction : Independent Readers
RRP: $15.95
A Bug in a Book review by Angela Hall.

Never before has there been a miniature hero quite like Alice-Miranda. She is proof that you don’t have to be a tough as nails, rough around the edges, ready to get into fisty-cuffs kind of hero. No, not this pocket rocket. Alice-Miranda is quite the opposite in fact. Sh
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Ms. Yingling
Alice-Miranda and her parents have been invtited to a wedding aboard the royal yacht Octavia by Auntie Gee (the queen). Alice-Miranda is glad to have some of her friends along with her, and even Jacinta's spoiled socialite mother, Ambrosia, is on board, although she continues to ignore her daughter. There are mysteries abounding, from the very shy Neville who has stowed away in the cabin across from Ambrosia's, to jewel thefts, quirky Russian chefs, and a doctor who may or may not be what he see ...more
Barbara
When Alice-Miranda's Aunty Gee hosts a shipboard wedding, she and her friends are among the wedding guests, which delights Alice-Miranda. There's probably no kinder, more thoughtful heroine than this protagonist who manages to tame a grumpy Russian chef with her personality while keeping a shy stowaway out of trouble, reuniting her friend Jacinta with her self-absorbed mother, and thwarting a jewel heist, among other accomplishments. Although the amounts of food and wealth that are described her ...more
Erin Blond
I actually wasn't going to read this book but when I went on holiday my mum insisted I bring it. It started a new revolution and now I want to read all the Alice Miranda series. Totally a mysterious yet childish story great for a easy- intermediate read. Worth reading love how you feel like your actually on the boat. Great story for 8-11 year olds. Give it a try!!
Angela
Banal, although if I'd persisted I might have appreciated that there seemed to be some satire and piss taking. However this would probably not endear it to the age level it is aimed at. The author is having a lot of fun with upper crust English names and class and the experience of cruise lining., but I found the story boring.
Larissa
Jan 12, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Alice-Miranda at Sea is a great book about a young friendly girl named Alice-Miranda. After she boards a cruise ship she discovers that the ships doctor looks fimilar and their a little boy hiding in one of the cabins.
Blue Mountains Library
this one is about a wedding on board the Queen’s ship, and the mysterious activity that one of the guests on board gets involved in. I think this was my niece’s favourite, but not for me.

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Niamh Griffin
Alice-Miranda and her friends, old and new, take to the seas, as they celebrate Aunt Charlote's wedding to Lawrence Ridley. As they dance and dine on the Octavia the children find a sparkling new mystery to uncover.
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Jacqueline Harvey has combined a successful career in education with her love of a good story. She is the author of many novels for younger readers and a picture book, THE SOUND OF THE SEA, which was awarded Honour Book in the 2006 Australian Children’s Book Council Awards.

Jacqueline taught in Infants and Primary schools and was Deputy Head of Abbotsleigh Junior School (an independent day and boa
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