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 and the family.  ' Authorpreneurship: the Business of Creativity' is useful for aspiring writers.

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 is premiering at Watsonia Primary on Sept 19th.  'Hippo! Hippo!' the Garry Ginivan musical is touring nationally. 'Celebrant Sleuth: I do or die' ' an adult mystery is Hazel's latest publication. 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' will be released on October 1st.

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 2018

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

( booking & info here)  

September 17th   India:  Chennai launch of Tamil translation of 'Fake ID' (Cre-A Publisher) by Consul.

September 19th  11.30am PREMIERE of 'Hijabi Girl' play, Watsonia Heights Primary.

October 8th  10 am Brighton Book Club 'Celebrant Sleuth'

October 11th  1-2.30 Parkdale Library 'Writing A Non Boring Family History or Memoir' workshop

October 12th  11-12.30  Wheelers Centre  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

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