Author(s): Jacqueline Harvey
It's lights, camera, action at Penberthy House
Clementine Rose is going to be on the big screen Her neighbor, Basil Hobbs, is making a documentary about Penberthy House and has given her a starring role. Clementine can't wait to uncover the magic of motion picture. And when a surprise present comes her way, Clemmie's interest in filmmaking grows. While Aunt Violet is thrilled at the prospect of fame and fortune, Lady Clarissa has other things on her mind. There have been some troubling incidents of late, leaving the hotel guests very annoyed. Can Clementine Rose use her new skills to expose the truth and restore the reputation of Penberthy House?
Jacqueline Harvey's bestselling Alice-Miranda series began as an idea for a picture book but it soon became apparent that this perpetually positive seven-and-a-quarter-year-old had a lot more to say. The series has been sold to the United States, United Kingdom, Indonesia and Turkey and has been shortlisted for children's book awards in Australia. Her first and only picture book, The Sound of the Sea was an Honour Book in the 2006 Children's Book Council Awards. Jacqueline has spent most of her working life teaching in girls' boarding schools and has been a Deputy Head and Director of Development. She is passionate about improving educational outcomes for Indigenous students. Jacqueline lives in Sydney with her husband Ian and is currently working on more Alice-Miranda and Clementine Rose adventures.