Eight Delightful Clementine Rose Adventures - Jacqueline Harvey
Clementine Rose and the Surprise Visitor
Clementine Rose was delivered not in the usual way, at a hospital, but in the back of a minivan, in a basket of dinner rolls.
So begins the story of a lovely little girl who lives in Penberthy Floss in a large ramshackle house with her mother, Lady Clarissa, Digby Pertwhistle the butler and a very sweet little teacup pig called Lavender.
When her scary Aunt Violet arrives unexpectedly, the household is thrown into disarray. What is it that Aunt Violet really wants and what is she carrying in her mysterious black bag?
Clementine Rose & the Pet Day Disaster
Will Clementine Rose's first day at school be everything she wants it to be? Clementine Rose is so excited! She's going to start school with her best friends Sophie and Poppy and she can't wait. But when she gets there, instead of the lovely Miss Critchley, her teacher is the much sterner and shoutier Mrs Bottomley. And then there's Angus, a little boy who delights in tormenting her from the moment they first meet. After her first day, Clementine decides school may not be so much fun after all. But the announcement of a Pet Day changes everything. If Lavender the teacup pig can come to school with Clementine, everything will be all right ...won't it?
Clementine Rose & the Perfect Present
It's time for a wedding at Penberthy House! Clementine Rose is thrilled! There's a giant tent in the back garden and guests arriving by the car load. A wedding at Penberthy House is just the thing her mother needs to help pay for the much needed new roof. But amid the excitement Uncle Digby falls ill, an invitation goes astray and, to everyone's horror, Aunt Violet is left in charge. All those beautifully wrapped parcels give Clementine a great idea but will she find the perfect present in time?
Clementine Rose and the Farm fiasco
It's time for Clementine to go on her first school excursion! Clementine Rose and her classmates are all abuzz. They're off on a springtime excursion to a local farm. When Aunt Violet comes along to help out, no-one is sure just how helpful she'll really be. Things get a little out of control when Aunt Violet and Mrs Bottomley go missing and Joshua is cornered by Ramon the feisty ram. Will Clementine and her friends escape from Ramon and find the missing ladies too?
Clementine Rose and the Seaside Escape
It's time for a holiday at the seaside! Clementine Rose and her family are off to the beach while the roof at Penberthy House is being fixed. Clementine is delighted to meet the other children staying at the guesthouse. Freddy is a lot of fun but his older sister, Della, takes a little more getting used to. Freddy takes Clementine exploring in the beach caves, where they discover a wonderful secret. But when Lavender escapes during a storm, it's all hands on deck to get the teacup pig back, safe and sound.
Clementine Rose: Treasure Box
Clementine Rose and her new friends have a mission: to save the village hall
Clementine Rose can't believe her luck. Her new neighbours have not one, not two, but three children for her to play with. And to top it all off, the children's mother has promised to give ballet lessons. Clemmie can't wait to put on a tutu and learn to dance.
When something terrible happens to the local hall, the ballet lessons are put on hold. How can the villagers raise enough money to repair the hall? Perhaps Clementine Rose and her new friends can find some hidden treasure and save the day.
Clementine Rose: Famous Friend
Clementine Rose is heading back to school, and this year she has a new teacher. Young Mr Smee is very different from Mrs Bottomley and he sets the class a special project. Clemmie can't wait to get started!
Meanwhile at Penberthy House, an intriguing guest has just arrived. Miss Richardson is staying for a whole month to write a book. Trouble is, she never comes out of her room and doesn't seem to like children at all. Will Clementine discover who their elderly resident is and why she is so secretive?
Clementine Rose: #8 Ballet Break-In
Clementine Rose is over the moon. Her ballet lessons have finally begun, and Clementine's class has been invited to dance at the reopening of the village hall. There is lots to learn, and Clemmie ie eager to get onstage and twirl with her friends! But not everything is going to plan. At school there is trouble with Angus and Joshua, and on the day of the big ballet performance, disaster strikes!Will Clementine find a way for the show to go on?