Hazel Edwards



“Creativity is the fun of putting
together unexpected ideas”

Hazel Hazel Edwrads OAM

Best known for the children's literature classic, 

'There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake' series, Hazel Edwards OAM

writes for children, Y.A. & adults.  But children's theatre is her love.

AWARD

Recently, Monash University awarded her the 2022 Distinguished Alumni for Education.

Monash University Distinguished Alumni Award for Education. 2022

LAUNCH

'What it Takes'  2nd in 'Hijabi Girl' series co-written with Ozge Alkan launched at Lalor Library.

What It Takes

PERFORMANCE

Larrikin Puppets '  Hijabi Girl' Musical puppets premiered in Book Week. Co-author Ozge Alkan, Serena Geddes (illustrator) & Hazel Edwards flew in for the highly successful season at Butterbox Theatre in Brisbane.

Creatives behind 'Larrikin Puppets Hijabi Girl Musical'

Versatile Larrikin Puppets Premiere creators plus the hidden talent behind them including the techies, lighting, puppet makers etc. 

At other times, Hazel runs year-long master class 'Complete Your Book in a Year'.  

Details here.  

Recent releases include   'Celebrant Sleuth: I do or die' 'an adult mystery, also an  Audible book

Many of Hazel's e-book titles , can be accessed via  Alchemy

Hazel is also Patron of the Society of Women Writers (Vic) 

THREE GENERATIONS OF 'HIPPO" BOOK

  hippo covers

Dad Trevelyan was the original 4 year old who inspired 'There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake.

Now his children are the same age and read the book too.

Darwin Hippo reading for grandsons

Author -Grandma Hazel Edwards visiting Darwin for 40th anniversary hippo reading and ABC Darwin radio.

   

    

 

 

    

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Events & Appearances 2023

Private online mentoring 'Complete Your Book in a Year' 

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2023

PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year' starts on first Friday of each month from February, 10am-1pm. North Melb Archives.

Flexibility to go online.

2023

JANUARY

6th Jan class PROV from 2022

29th SWW Vic  5pm Zoom 'Murder on the Disorientated Express'

FEBRUARY

3rd Feb  PROV  Start PROV 2023

(TBC) 23rd/24th   5 pm  Euroa Library  'Juvenalia Exhibition'

MARCH

3rd March PROV

9th Australian Reading Hour 

(TBC) 23rd - 28th   DARWIN

31st PROV ( substitute for April) 

APRIL
MAY

5th PROV 

11th Thurs 5.30 pm OAM Association ; Zoom 'Not Just a Piece of Cake: Being an Author' 

JUNE 

2nd  PROV

JULY

7th PROV

AUGUST

4th PROV

SEPTEMBER

1st PROV

OCTOBER

6th PROV

NOVEMBER

 3rd 

DECEMBER 

1st PROV Mini Launch


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