Elaine Forrestal

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To See The World - cover

To See The World

All his life José has seen the tall ships sail­ing in, from around the world, to Port Louis on the island of Mau­ri­tius, where he was born. As he watches them leave again, dis­ap­pear­ing below the hori­zon, he dreams of going with them – of sail­ing away, one day, to see the world. But when the young and beau­ti­ful Rose de Freycinet arrives on board the Uranie in 1818 José’s life is changed in ways that he has never imagined.

Release date: 01/04/2014
ISBN: 9780642278494

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Miss Llewellyn-Jones Goes To Town by Elaine Forrestal

Miss Llewellyn-Jones goes to town

Miss Llewellyn-Jones takes Teddy shop­ping – with dis­as­trous results. Teddy takes off on an adven­ture of his own, and it takes all his inge­nu­ity to …

Release date: 2010
ISBN: 9781921696046

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Black Jack Anderson by Elaine Forrestal

Black Jack Anderson

Ruth­less, pas­sion­ate, charis­matic and com­plex. Black Jack Ander­son made a liv­ing by raid­ing pass­ing ships off the south­west coast of Aus­tralia. The mas­sive African-American was noto­ri­ous in his life­time, but this tow­er­ing fig­ure in Aus­tralian his­tory has slowly been for­got­ten… until now.

Release date: 27/06/2008
ISBN: 9780143005940

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Miss Llewellyn-Jones by Elaine Forrestal

Miss Llewellyn-Jones

Miss Llewellyn-Jones has a lot of trou­ble keep­ing her wash­ing on the line. She loses jeans, tops, socks and knick­ers … but when she hangs out Teddy, things take a sur­pris­ing turn.

Release date: 2008
ISBN: 9781921361173

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Wild Wind

Wild Wind

A ter­ri­fy­ing cyclone brings down power lines and cre­ates havoc, while a mys­te­ri­ous prowler, cir­cling the Eden-Glassie home­stead, strikes ter­ror into the hearts of Tori, his sis­ter and two cousins. Their courage has never been so thor­oughly tested.

Release date: 30/05/2005
ISBN: 9780143300717

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Deep Water

Deep Water

Flood strikes the idyl­lic vine­yard prop­erty of Eden Glassie, and the rag­ing river sweeps away the family’s dogs. All are returned except Axle, Tori’s bea­gle. But a dog sound­ing like Axle can be heard howl­ing from the other side of the swollen river. Tori risks a mid­night swim across to find his dog, but instead finds some­thing much more trou­bling and sinister…

Release date: 01/06/2005
ISBN: 9780143300304

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Black Earth

Black Earth

There’s ten­sion at Eden Glassie these hol­i­days: Tori is torn between spend­ing time with his two cousins, Mor­gan on the new four-wheeler bike that Uncle Ian has bought for the vine­yard, and Bronte, who wants to ride horses and hates the bike.

Mean­while, a series of strange and unpre­dictable grass­fires have been spring­ing up around the prop­erty. Is some­one try­ing to sab­o­tage Eden Glassie? Then comes the biggest fire, and Tori is faced with the unthinkable.

Release date: 04/10/2004
ISBN: 9780143300700

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Stone Circle

Stone Circle

It’s the hol­i­days and Tori and his sis­ter, Mad­die, have gone to stay again with their cousins Bronte and Mor­gan on their vine­yard prop­erty. But this time Mad­die sets off a chain of events that plunges them all into mys­ter­ies, past and present.

Release date: 03/05/2004
ISBN: 9780143300694

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Rainbow Jackets

Rainbow Jackets

Chatty bub­bles, pet flies, cranky umbrel­las, crazy kitchens and more in these won­der­fully witty sto­ries from award-winning writer Elaine Forrestal.

Release date: 2003
ISBN: 9 781920 731670

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Winning

Winning

Pearce is Yosef’s best friend and Pearce is per­fect. He can run faster, climb higher and kick more goals than any­one else in the school.

But what would hap­pen if Yosef started to come first instead? What would hap­pen if Pearce knew some­thing the other didn’t? There are strange events going on at school and things are begin­ning to change for Josef and the gang…

Release date: 03/04/2002
ISBN: 9780141313788

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The Watching Lake

The Watching Lake

Bryn and his fam­ily have just moved to a new house by the lake. The area is beau­ti­ful, teem­ing with wildlife. But soon there are scars on the land­scape where the houses are being built — bull­doz­ers tear at the earth, the sound of machin­ery rends the air. Once again the Min Min stirs … And this time, it has cho­sen Bryn.

Release date: 2002
ISBN: 9 781863 683609

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A Glassful of Giggles

A Glassful of Giggles

Infec­tious gig­gles, gigan­tic pud­dings, apple green pigs, clat­ter­ing cup­boards, and more, in these deli­ciously funny sto­ries from award-winning writer Elaine Forrestal.

Release date: 2002
ISBN: 9 781863 683586

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Leaving No Footprints

Leaving No Footprints

Henny can’t work Kip out. Where is his fam­ily? Where does he live? Why do waves of sad­ness and anger some­times over­take him?

The answers to these ques­tions only come when the two friends’ boat is trapped in a dark storm. In the urgent bat­tle to sur­vive, the lim­its of friend­ship and trust will be stretched to break­ing point.

Release date: 01/05/2001
ISBN: 9780141311173

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Straggler's Reef

Straggler’s Reef

When Karri delves into her family’s past she finds a lot more than she bar­gained for — a treach­er­ous reef, miss­ing trea­sure, eerie storms and a ghostly name­sake. Adven­ture, dan­ger and excitement!

Release date: 1999
ISBN: 9 781863 682541

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Graffiti on the Fence

Graffiti on the Fence

Hellz, Tan and Eddie are the local skate­board­ing trio. Every night after school they hang out together, ter­ror­is­ing ‘the Witch’. That’s what they call elderly Lal­lie. They make their own rules, and give cheek to any­one who gets in their way.

Release date: 01/09/1999
ISBN: 9780141305196

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Someone Like Me

Someone Like Me

Tas leads an ordi­nary life – until Enya and her mys­te­ri­ous Irish fam­ily move in next door. The vio­lence Enya thought she had left behind catches up with her and changes Tas’s life for ever.

Release date: 03/01/1997
ISBN: 9780140380927

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