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Alice Next Door by Judi Curtin

Alice Next Door

Part of the Alice and Megan Series
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Megan's best friend Alice has moved away -- but the two friends hatch a risky plot to get back together.


Alice Next Door by Judi Curtin

Best friends NEED to be together. Don't they? Poor Megan! Not alone is she stuck with totally uncool parents, and a little sister who is too cute for words, but now her very best friend, Alice, has moved away. Now Megan has to go to school and face the dreaded Melissa all on her own. The two friends hatch a risky plot to get back together. But can their secret plan work?


comic excitement ... Underpinned by a delicious, unmerciful presentation of adults as seen by the two girls. First class stuff.' Tony Hickey - Village Magazine Village Magazine

engrossing story with a real insight into the world of pre-teen girls Publishing News

'Where this book succeeds so well is in showing the repercussions that decisions made by adults have on children and the ways in which, accordingly, they must live through these. A happy-ever-after scenario is not presented at the end of the novel, but then this would not be feasible either for Megan or for Alice. At once perceptive and humorous, this novel will doubtless strike a chord with many young readers.' Jake Hope -

About the Author

Judi Curtin

Judi Curtin is Ireland’s favourite children’s writer. She is the best-selling author of the ‘Alice and Megan’ series which has sold rights to Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Poland, Lithuania and Serbia. In Ireland, the series has sold over 100,000 copies. She is also the author of the smash-hit 'Eva' series: Eva's Journey, Eva's Holiday, Leave it to Eva, and Eva and the Hidden Diary, which has sold 36,000 copies to date. She has been nominated for Irish Book Awards on numerous occasions.

Read an interview with the author here.

Read what Judi Curtin's editor Helen Carr has to say about the author here.

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Publication date

10th March 2014


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O'Brien Press Ltd


208 pages
Interest Age: From 10 years


11+ readers
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General fiction (Children's / Teenage)



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