Hazel Edwards

“Creativity is the fun of putting
together unexpected ideas”


Picture Books 


There's a Hippopotamus
on Our Roof Eating Cake

Hooray! There's a
Hippopotamus on Our Roof
Having a Birthday Party

Look, There's a
Hippopotamus in the
Playground Eating Cake

Guess What? There's a
Hippopotamus on the
Hospital Roof Eating Cake

Hey Hippopotamus,
Do Babies Eat Cake Too?

My Hippopotamus is on
Our Caravan Roof
Getting Sunburnt

Plato; the Platypus Plumber (Part-time)

Antarctic Dad

Flight of the Bumblebee



Easy Reading Books



Operatic Duck

Duck on Tour

Kalo Li's New Country

Gang-O Kids


A Hairy Question

Antarctic Close-Up

Seiko the Watchdog

Chopper Rescue (Edited by Hazel Edwards)


Health and  Understanding , literacy series

Aussie Heroes


Sir Edward Weary Dunlop (Aussie Heroes)


Professor Fred Hollows (Aussie Heroes)


Edith Cowan (Aussie Heroes)


Young Adult Fiction

f2m:the boy within


Antarctica's Frozen Chosen

Outback Ferals

Adventure Writing

Antarctic Writer on Ice

Cycling Solo.
Ireland to Istanbul

Non-Boring Travel Writing

How to Write

Writing a Non-Boring
Family History

Travel Writing

The Business of Writing
for Young People

Adult Non-Fiction

Difficult Personalities


Difficult Personalities (Poland)

Healthy Women



Simply Events

Friends How to Make and Keep Them


Classroom Scripts

Cake Eating Hippo Plays

Enact History

Enact 1, 2 & 3


Right or Wrong?, Plays to Make You Think


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Events & Appearances 2018

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

( booking & info here)  

March 21st  (Weds) 2.40 ABC radio Canberra 'Afternoons' with Gabrielle.

6.30  'Are You a Celebrant Sleuth? (Book here)  Camberwell 

March 24th  Goulburn Readers/Writers' Festival 

April 10th  The Geelong Club :  'Word of Mouth Panel' 

April 20th (Fri) Hazelnuts

April 27th  Society of Women Writers 

April 30th (Mon 10-1pm) Cranbourne East , 'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

May 9th  10.30-  Brimbank Early Childhood Educators 

June 7th Adelaide: Early Childhood Educators' conference 

July 20th   Sisters in Crime:  Small Town Crime Panel

August:History Month

August 4th 10-1pm Port Phillip Heritage Centre  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir' workshop

August 9th   Thurs 10-1pm Mornington Library 'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

September 1st  Yarra Glen Workshop Authorpreneurship

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