Authors » 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.
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
- Miss Llewellyn-Jones goes to town 2010
- Miss Llewellyn-Jones 2008
- Rainbow Jackets 2003
- A Glassful of Giggles 2002
- Watching Lake, The 2002
- Straggler's Reef 1999
Light Horse Boy at Bologna
Fremantle Press illustrators are again set to shine at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in March 2014. Drawings from Light Horse Boy will feature in the Australian Publishers Association exhibition Hello! from Australia while The Last Viking and Dreamers will feature in the exhibition’s book showcase.