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 . An enthusiastic Reading Ambassador, Hazel has resources for teachers and children to encourage family reading and writing.

Hazel's memoir is   'Not Just a Piece of Cake:Being an Author' . Larrikin Puppeteers plan ' Hijabi Girl'Musical puppets for Book Week 2020.  Recent releases include  'Celebrant Sleuth: I do or die' 'an adult mystery, also an Audiblebook and mini-sequel ' Wed,Then Dead on The Ghan' on Kindle.

Tripfiction.comhas just listed Hazel's Antarctic and Outback Australian fiction on their map as part of Literary Tourism.

 Many of Hazel's e-book titles , including Fake I.D.can be accessed via  Alchemy. Fake I.D. has also been translated into Tamil with Cre-A Publishers in Chennai.

 Inside Scoop .pdf interview about history of cake-eating hippo books as Hippo celebrates a 40th anniversary in 2020.

'Difficult Personalities' is USA/Canada KINDLE Book of the Month for November. Published in USA by The Experiment

YABBA AWARDS signing with George Ivanoff & Hippo biscuits.

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.
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Hippo-memorabilia

 

Hazel Edwards

There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake

Creativity: 

' In Principle's'Henry Grossek interviews Hazel on longterm risk-taking as an author.

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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Dolly Parton Library

2TM Tamworth Radio interviews Hazel about her books in Dolly Parton Imagination Library

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Hippo on Vision Australia

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Events & Appearances 2019

1st Fri each month   PROV 10-1pm  Masterclass: Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.

2019 ( booking & info here)  

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2019 PROV Master Class  starts Jan 4th

DECEMBER

6th PROV  Mini launch 

11th    10.40- 11.10 Brighton Primary 'Bites' Book Launch

2020

JANUARY

Jan 7th  10-1pm  U3A Nunawading Summer School: Non Boring Writing.

MARCH

March 1st (Sun) 1-4pm  Ivanhoe Library 'Writing Non Boring History for Grandkids' 

JUNE

20/21st  Willy Festival  20/20

AUGUST

Book Week; Larrikin Puppets Musical of 'Hijabi Girl:


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