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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

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Anzac weekend in Perth

On the 2015 Anzac Centenary long weekend, Fremantle Press will participate in a three-day community event with free family activities designed to promote an understanding of the Anzac legacy.

At the Fremantle Press stand we’ll be helping children make their own semaphore flags and teaching them how to use them. »