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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 now lives in Scarborough with her husband, Peter, and their beagle, Fling. Miss Llewellyn-Jones is her first picture book.

Awards

Short listed for the West Australian Premier’s Awards 1991, 1999, 2004
Short listed Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards, 2000
Winner, Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award, 1998
Notable Book, Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award, 1992

Books available from Fremantle Press

Website

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