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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The Jigsaw Puzzle of (Clara’s) Life

I guess the jig­saw puz­zle is not so much to do with the major events of Clara’s life as with the essen­tial bits that come in …

Connecting with Clara

David Mal­ouf is quoted in the Week­end Aus­tralian Mag­a­zine today as say­ing, ‘Any event engages you, or it doesn’t. If it engages you it puz­zles you. …

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