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 family reading and writing.
Hazel's memoir 'Not Just a Piece of Cake:Being an Author' is gaining 5 star reviews. Larrikin Puppeteers plan 'Hijabi Girl' Musical puppets for Book Week 2020. '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. ' Ho! Ho! Ho! There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Christmas Cake' is already reprinting. The hippo biscuits have been popular too! Inside Scoop .pdf Buzz Words' interview about history of cake-eating hippo books as Hippo celebrates a 40th anniversary in 2020.
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 Literary Awards Lunch Hawthorn
21st Book Week: 12-1pm Kismet Park Primary (Sunbury)
29th YABBA Awards Camberwell Girls Grammar.
Nov 10th 2-5pm Non- Boring Writing Workshop, Hawthorn