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Elaine Forrestal Elaine Forrestal i(A18651 works by)
Born: Established: 1941 Perth, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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1 y separately published work icon Goldfields Girl Elaine Forrestal , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2020 18423951 2020 single work children's fiction historical fiction children's

'It’s 1892. Amid a fevered gold rush, 14-year-old Clara Saunders is in search of adventure in the new outback town of Coolgardie.

'A friendship with cheeky young water carter Jack is a promising start, but the goldfields are a harsh place, where water is scarce, disease is common and where many men will never find the fortune they’ve come to seek.

'With unforeseen tragedies on the horizon, Clara’s time in the dusty town will truly test the limits of her fierceness and determination.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 3 y separately published work icon To See the World Elaine Forrestal , Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2014 6577295 2014 single work novel young adult historical fiction

'All his life, José has seen the tall ships sailing into Port Louis on the island of Mauritius, where he was born. As he watches them leave again, disappearing below the horizon, he dreams of one day sailing away with them—to see the world. He thinks about all the adventures he would have, the ships he would capture and the buried treasure he would find on faraway islands.

'But, when the young and beautiful Rose de Freycinet arrives on board the Uranie in 1817, José’s life changes in ways that he had never imagined. Pirates, cannibals, storms and shipwrecks become harsh realities and José is forced to muster all his courage and intelligence to survive the dangers of shipboard life.

'This is a story of adventure on the high seas at a time in history when ships sailed the vast oceans of the world with only the wind to power them. Huge continents and tiny islands lay in uncharted waters waiting to be added to the world map. But so did treacherous reefs, icebergs, powerful currents and destructive winds. Ships disappeared without trace. Sailors risked their lives atop swaying masts and below in dank, dark holds. They suffered from scurvy, dysentery and sometimes starvation, far from medical attention. And yet, men still ventured into the unknown. José became one of those men. ' (Publication summary)

1 2 y separately published work icon Miss Llewellyn-Jones Goes to Town Elaine Forrestal , Moira Court (illustrator), North Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2010 Z1676485 2010 single work picture book children's

'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 find his way home.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Miss Llewellyn-Jones Elaine Forrestal , Moira Court (illustrator), 2008 North Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2008- Z1676480 2008 series - author picture book children's
1 4 y separately published work icon Black Jack Anderson Elaine Forrestal , Camberwell : Penguin , 2008 Z1514979 2008 single work biography
1 4 y separately published work icon Miss Llewellyn Jones Elaine Forrestal , Moira Court (illustrator), North Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2008 Z1500229 2008 single work picture book children's Miss Llewellyn-Jones has a lot of trouble keeping her washing on the line. She loses pants, tops, socks, knickers but when she hangs out Teddy, things take a surprising turn."--Provided by publisher.
1 1 y separately published work icon Wild Wind Elaine Forrestal , Camberwell : Puffin , 2005 Z1198640 2005 single work children's fiction children's mystery
1 y separately published work icon Black Earth Elaine Forrestal , Camberwell : Puffin , 2004 Z1161029 2004 single work children's fiction children's mystery
1 1 y separately published work icon Stone Circle Elaine Forrestal , Camberwell : Puffin , 2004 Z1136896 2004 single work children's fiction children's mystery
1 I Can't Find Any Socks Elaine Forrestal , 2003 single work short story children's
— Appears in: Rainbow Jackets 2003; (p. 45-62)
1 The Wirra Wirra Bird Elaine Forrestal , 2003 single work short story children's
— Appears in: Rainbow Jackets 2003; (p. 33-44)
1 The Humptee Umbrella Elaine Forrestal , 2003 single work short story children's
— Appears in: Rainbow Jackets 2003; (p. 25-32)
1 Charlie Forever Elaine Forrestal , 2003 single work short story children's
— Appears in: Rainbow Jackets 2003; (p. 15-24)
1 Bubbles Elaine Forrestal , 2003 single work short story children's
— Appears in: Rainbow Jackets 2003; (p. 7-14)
1 1 y separately published work icon Rainbow Jackets Elaine Forrestal , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2003 Z1129465 2003 selected work children's fiction children's

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

1 2 y separately published work icon Deep Water Elaine Forrestal , Camberwell : Puffin , 2003 Z1080786 2003 single work children's fiction children's mystery
1 An Eden Glassie Mystery Elaine Forrestal , 2003 series - author children's fiction children's mystery
1 The Cross-Eyed Mirror Elaine Forrestal , 2003 single work short story children's
— Appears in: Kids' Night In 2003; (p. 219-232)
1 The Great Galumphing Giant Elaine Forrestal , 2002 single work short story children's
— Appears in: A Glassful of Giggles 2002; (p. 59-68)
1 Something in the Cupboard Elaine Forrestal , 2002 single work short story children's
— Appears in: A Glassful of Giggles 2002; (p. 52-58)
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