Hazel Edwards



“Creativity is the fun of putting
together unexpected ideas”

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 range of resources for teachers and children to encourage reading and writing within the classroom. Hazel's online store offers e-books including ' Authorpreneurship: the Business of Creativity'.

Hazel's releases include f2m;the boy within, and ' Trail Magic:Going Walkabout for 2184 Miles on the Appalachian Trail' co-written with her THRU walker son Trevelyan who completed the 6 month trail.A clip here of  Pocket Bonfire's Hippo film.  Hazel's memoir  'Not Just a Piece of Cake:Being an Author'is gaining 5 star reviews. ' Hijabi Girl' has a class performance script available too.  'Hippo! Hippo!' the Garry Ginivan musical is touring nationally. 'Celebrant Sleuth' an adult mystery is Hazel's current WIP (Writing in progress) project. Check out her WIP Procrastinating About Writing Article.pdf under Interviews.

Latest Videos

'How long to write a book?' Seven Steps Interview

Reading Dads & Hippo Fan Family

LOVE a Dad who shares books from his childhood with his own children.

Such a gift of literacy.


Booking Hazel

Book Hazel for an author visit, keynote address or attend one of her writing workshops. Read more...


Get Published

Learn how to write a non boring family history, travel articles and features.
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Hippo-memorabilia

 

Hazel Edwards

There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake

Keynoting Creativity

Yamba the Honey Ant


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

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Events & Appearances 2017

1st Fri each month   PROV 10-1pm  Mentoring & Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.

( booking here)  

October 31st   10 am Swinburne Writers' Festival 'Authorpreneurship'

November 2nd  8-9 pm  Picture Book BC Chat on Twitter

November 3rd 10-1pm PRO

November 17th   Ex HSC lunch

December 1st  10-1pm PRO (Celebration of completed books)

2018

1st Friday in each month  10 am-1pm PROV Mentoring and Finishing Book Length Project

March 8th  Doncaster Library  Writing a Non Boring Family History

March 24th  Goulburn Readers/Writers' Festival 

April 20th (Fri) Hazelnuts

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