It's Easter and best friends Alice and Megan are together in Limerick again. They are both looking forward to their confirmation especially as their two families are going out to dinner together to celebrate.
But not even a meal can be simple when Alice is around as she decides to hatch a plan to get her parents back together...
Megan’s really looking forward to the summer holidays – her whole family is going to France, and best of all Alice is coming too! But when Alice tries to make friends with a local French boy things begin to get very interesting …
Another adventure with Alice and Megan – the fifth book in the bestselling series popular with young girls everywhere.
Can this possibly work? Just how horrible can she be? And how can Megan stand by and watch while her best friend turns into a total monster?
'A must-read for girls aged 10 and up, this has the Jacqueline Wilson touch' Evening Echo
Megan can’t wait to go away to Summer Camp with her best friend Alice. It will be fantastic – no organic porridge, no school, nothing but fun!
But when Alice makes friends with Hazel, Megan begins to feel left out. Hazel’s pretty, sophisticated and popular, and Alice seems to think she’s amazing.
Is Megan going to lose her very best friend?
'A funny realistic story ideal for any Jacqueline Wilson fan' Irish Independent
Alice and Megan are back together again! When they are together, they can handle anything!
Grace invites Alice and Megan to spend Easter in her house in Lanzarote. The girls are accidentally left home-alone for two days in the house. It’s fun at first, until they become trapped on an upstairs balcony and spend a long cold night and day waiting to be rescued!
Meanwhile Melissa is still unhappy at boarding school. Alice wants to help her to get back to their school, but Megan sees this as a betrayal. Tension mounts between the two girls, until Megan gives in and agrees to help. In the end, Melissa comes back, and Megan realises that she is confident enough to stand up to her.
Life is not going well for either Luke or Elma, so they invent new, more glamorous lives for themselves in their letters, little realising how similar their true lives actually are.
However, when things take a turn for the worse, Elma has no one to confide in except Luke. He offers some useful advice and in turn tells the truth about his life and family.
Together they realise that things are beginning to look up....
Eva Gordon’s great at solving problems, but surely even she can’t fix something that went wrong in the past?
When Eva and Kate find an old diary, written long ago by a girl their own age, they end up determined to right old wrongs!
But they can’t spend all their time living in the past as the present, too, is throwing all sorts of challenges at them …
But when the girls get together they can handle anything!
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Everyone in first year is really excited about the big prize in the English essay competition – four months in France – and Alice has a good chance of winning.
Megan loves writing essays, but she doesn’t want to win – go away for four months alone, no way! She doesn’t want Alice to go either – why would anyone want to go abroad without her best friend?
But Alice seems determined to win …
How much should you give up for your best friend?
The seventh book in Judi Curtin's bestselling series.
Alice and Megan are starting secondary school; with new subjects, new teachers and new friends, it’s going to take a bit of getting used to. And when Megan meets Marcus, the class bad-boy who’s always in trouble, but doesn’t seem to care, things really start to get complicated.
At least she has Home Ec class with Alice – the worst cook in the school – to look forward to, so school’s not all bad!
Alice’s ill-fated Home Economics adventures will have readers in stitches.
'Ireland’s answer to Jacqueline Wilson. Perfectly written stories of friendship and growing up . . . these sweet stories are a joy.' Irish Independent
When Eva and her family head to Seacove for their summer holidays, she's looking forward to seeing Kate again, but it turns out things have gone very wrong for Kate. Her granny's in the hospital, and with no else to look after her, Kate's hiding out at home by herself, afraid she's going to be taken into care. Eva tries to be a good friend and help her out, but how long can a twelve-year-old manage by herself?
It's not just Kate who needs Eva's help, though helping Ruby turns out to be a LOT more fun! Ruby needs Eva to keep her company on a trip to London where she's trying out for a scholarship.
Is there any way the trip away with Ruby can help everyone sort things out? It seems impossible, but if you have a problem that needs solving, just leave it to Eva!
Eva’s third book from bestselling author Judi Curtin.
When Lorcan Browne’s class are told to write to someone they admire, all his friends choose soccer stars and boy band singers, but Lorcan chooses the richest person in town instead, because he could never write to the person he REALLY admires – his Grandda.
Will Lorcan’s plan to help save his Grandda from his freezing house change his family’s fortunes? Or will he have put his Grandda’s life in jeopardy? Sometimes letter-writing can have the most surprising of consequences...
But when Eva’s dad loses his job and she has to move house and change schools, she realises life has changed for good. She’s determined to hate her new life, until a chance visit to a fortune teller gives her the idea that doing good may help her to get her old life back. Eva (with the help of her friend Victoria) starts to help all around her, whether they want it or not!
The story of Eva’s Journey from spoilt princess to pretty cool girl!
And this time it wasn't just me, but also my best friend Tilly who magically travelled back in time with him. Imagine our surprise to find ourselves in Ancient Rome, where no one spoke our language - and they wanted to sell us as slaves! But that wasn't the scariest bit. Because when the tremors started, and the smoke appeared, we knew our adventure was about to explode . . .
Blackouts, gas masks and rationing - the truest friendships are made in the hardest times . . .
Hi, this is Lauren again! My special cat, Saturn, has quite a skill for travelling far, far away, and I don't mean in distance. My best friend, Tilly, and I were ready for our next mystery tour adventure . . .
This time we landed in London in 1939 as the first bombs of the Second World War were about to drop. Luckily we met a new friend, Violet, just in time to catch the evacuation train into the countryside. But there we were going to face all sorts of war-time challenges . . .
Judi Curtin was born in London and grew up in Cork. She now lives in Limerick with her family. She has three children and a cat called Domino. Domino does not have any superpowers - as far as Judi knows. In her spare time, Judi likes to read, play Scrabble and grow tomatoes.
She is Ireland's best-selling fiction author for 8-12 girls with her Alice & Megan series.
It all started when Lauren got a cat. No ordinary cat! Saturn has long white hair, eyes that don't match and... it seems...strange powers. One minute she's cuddling Saturn, the next thing she knows she's not just miles, but YEARS away from home. It's 1912, she ends up on board a ship - and THEN she discovers it's the Titanic! It was like some crazy dream, except the new friends she made were real . . .
Eva Gordon doesn't like mysteries – so when new girl Aretta hurries away after school every day Eva's determined to find out why. And Aretta's not the only person Eva's interested in – her friend's granny has been parted from her beloved dog, so Eva decides to cheer her up. But can she?
Eva finds that some things are too big and complicated for one girl to deal with on her own ... but she has a talent for bringing people together, and together people can do almost anything!