Elaine Forrestal

Awards

Someone Like Me

Elaine’s novel, Someone Like Me, was chosen by AATE/ALEA as one of five focus books for the National Day of Reading project in September 2007.

Winner of:
Australian Children’s Book Council Book of the Year Award (Younger Readers) 1998
West Australian Young Readers Book Award (Younger Readers) Hoffman Award 1998

Highly Commended in:
National Association for Special Education Needs Book Awards 1997 (UK)

Short listed for:

Young Australians Best Book Award 1999

The Watching Lake

Short listed for:
West Australian Premier’s Book Awards 1991

Listed in:
Australian Children’s Book Council Notable Books 1992

Straggler’s Reef

Short listed for:
WA Premier’s Book Awards, 1999

Graffiti on the Fence

Short listed for:
Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards (Younger Readers), 2000

Stone Circle

Short listed for:
West Australian Young Readers Book Awards, 2006

Black Earth

Short listed for:
WA Premier’s Book Awards, 2004

Deep Water

Short listed for:
WA Premier’s Book Awards, 2003
West Australian Young Readers Book Awards, 2005

Black Jack Anderson

Shortlisted by:
West Australian Young Readers Book Awards (Older Readers), 2009

Miss Llewellyn-Jones

Shortlisted for:
Crichton Award

Children’s Book Council of Australia Notable Book 2009 (Early Childhood and Picture Book of the Year categories)