Best known for the children's literature classic 'There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake' series, Hazel Edwards writes for children, teenagers and adults.

With over 200 books published, Hazel runs non-boring writing workshops and mentors aspiring writers online. An enthusiastic  Reading Ambassador, Hazel has a comprehensive range of resources for teachers and children to encourage reading and writing within the classroom. Hazel's online store also offers e-books including a downloadable literacy mystery series for independent readers, and 'Authorpreneurship: the Business of Creativity'.

Hazel's latest releases include f2m;the boy within, and "Hooray! There's a Hippopotamus on the Roof Having a Birthday Party", a bright new addition to the Hippopotamus series. (Take a peek at the Pocket Bonfire Hippo film clip . The film toured with Little Big Shots  festival nationally.) Books are translated into Chinese by the Children's Publishing House of Sichuan Province. 'Professor Fred Hollows' follows the successful  'Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop' in the Aussie Heroes series for young readers.

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Hazel Edwards

There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake

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Hazel Edwards demonstrating storytelling with Yamba the Honey Ant on indigenous themed book program, Imparja TV, Alice Springs,Australia.