Elaine Forrestal

Author of award winning
Australian children’s books.

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Wel­come to a world of nov­els, short sto­ries, pic­ture books and poems. There are Teacher’s Notes for every title and you can down­load them free of charge. You will also find tips for begin­ning writ­ers, work­shop out­lines, book reviews and a walk­ing (or dri­ving) trail that vis­its the orig­i­nal story settings.

If you want to find out about other activ­i­ties based on Elaine Forrestal’s books like plays, musi­cal the­atre, opera, re-enactments, fes­ti­val pre­sen­ta­tions, visit indi­vid­ual titles or the blog page. Have fun.

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Discovery of Baudin’s Journal

Much has been writ­ten about the French pres­ence off the coast of Aus­tralia in the late 16th and early 17th cen­tury. Our coast­line car­ries a …

The ‘fact’ of the matter

I am still strug­gling to define how and why it is that fic­tion can so often give us a bet­ter grasp of his­tor­i­cal events than …

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