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 a range of resources for teachers and children to encourage reading and writing within the classroom and the family.
Hazel's releases include f2m:the boy within, and 'Like me' . 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''s class performance script premiered at Watsonia Heights Primary. Larrikin Puppeteers seeking help with their 'Hijabi Girl' Musical puppets for Book Week. 'Hippo! Hippo!' the Garry Ginivan musical toured nationally. 'Celebrant Sleuth: I do or die' 'an adult mystery, also becoming an audio book. Diversity of subject and writing for different age and interest groups intrigues Hazel. Fake I.D. has been translated into Tamil with Cre-A Publishers in Chennai. And the last hippo picture book ' Ho! Ho! Ho! There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Christmas Cake' released in late 2019 already reprinting. The hippo biscuits have been popular too!
Creativity V Boredom:
'In Principle's' Henry Grossek interviews Hazel on longterm risk-taking as an author.
Yamba the Honey Ant
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Events & Appearances 2018
1st Fri each month PROV 10-1pm Masterclass: Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.
2019 PROV Master Class starts Jan 4th
19th Monash, Clayton 6.30
29th (Friday) 11 am Society of Women Writers 'Authorpreneurship' workshop
14th 11am Greythorn Literary Awards Lunch
21st Book Week: 12-1pm Kismet Park Primary (Sunbury)
29th YABBA Awards Camberwell Girls Grammar.
Nov 8th Non- Boring Writing Workshop, Hawthorn ( t.b.c.)