Elaine Forrestal

Author of award winning
Australian children’s books.

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Welcome

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.

Latest News

The Shaun Tan Exhibition

Shaun Tan is a storyteller who doesn’t need words. Asked to talk about his book, The Rules of Summer, he said, ‘This is not a linear […]

Family Histories

‘Families. Where would literature be without them?’ When I first read this line from Stephen Romei’s column in Review magazine (The Weekend Australian, 13-14 April 2019, p21) […]

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Purchase your favourite titles by Elaine Forrestal online today by visiting Fremantle Press and Penguin Books Australia.