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Elaine Forrestal

Elaine Forrestal is an award-winning author of fiction titles for young readers. She has been writing stories and poems since she was in primary school. Born in Perth, Western Australia, Elaine grew up in small wheatbelt towns. After travelling the world and teaching for many years she settled in Scarborough with her husband, Peter, and their beagle, Fling.

Awards

Children’s Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year (Notable Book 2009, 2011)
West Australian Premier’s Book Award (Shortlisted 1991, 1999, 2004)
Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award (Shortlisted 2000)
Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award (Winner 1998)
Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award (Notable Book 1992)

Books available from Fremantle Press

Website

My Superhero selection

My Superhero by Chris Owen and Moira Court has been selected for the prestigious 2014 White Raven list by the International Youth Library.

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