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 a range of 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.   'Hippo! Hippo!' the Garry Ginivan musical toured nationally. 'Celebrant Sleuth: I do or die' 'an adult mystery, also becoming an Audible book and sequel 'Wed,Then Dead on The Ghan' in progress.

 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.

 ' Ho! Ho! Ho! There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Christmas Cake' is the last picture book in series of seven. Inside Scoop .pdf interview about history of cake-eating hippo books as Hippo celebrates a 40th anniversary in 2020.

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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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

AUGUST

2nd PROV

8th  2pm PODCAST Middle School Mavens

21st  Book Week:   11-1pm  Kismet Park Primary (Sunbury) 

23rd (Fri) Book Week  11-12   St Michael's Primary , Ashburton.

30th  Society of Women Writers  A.G.M.

SEPTEMBER

6th PROV

OCTOBER

4th PROV

26/27th  Forensic Medicine, Hawthorn.

29th YABBA Awards  Camberwell Girls Grammar.

NOVEMBER

1st PROV

2/3rd  Forensic Medicine, Hawthorn

Nov  10th  2-5pm  Non- Boring Writing Workshop, Hawthorn 

Nov 15th   10.00-1pm Geelong 'Word for Word' Festival  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir' 

DECEMBER

6th PROV


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