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. Hazel's online store offers e-books including ' Authorpreneurship: the Business of Creativity'.

Hazel's releases include f2m;the boy within, and ' Trail Magic:Going Walkabout for 2184 Miles on the Appalachian Trail' co-written with her THRU walker son Trevelyan who completed the 6 month trail.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' has a class performance script available too.  'Hippo! Hippo!' the Garry Ginivan musical is touring nationally. 'Celebrant Sleuth' an adult mystery is Hazel's current WIP (Writing in progress) project. Check out her WIP Procrastinating About Writing Article.pdf under Interviews.

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Hazel Edwards

There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake

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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 2017

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

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August 12th   Brunswick Foundling Archives Master Class 10-1pm 

August 14th   Ashburton Library   1.30-4.30 Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

August 18th  Doncaster Library  11-12   Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

August 21st  11.30  Hume Grammar school visit

August 23rd (Weds) 11am Date with Reading Dog Ollie, Diamond Valley library, Greenborough.

August 24th  2pm Beverly Hills Primary , Doncaster 

August 18-25  Chn Book Week 'Escape to Everywhere' 

August 31st 1.30-3pm Chelsea Library 'Writing A Non Boring Family History'

September 1st 10-1pm PRO

September 8-10   HNSA Conference Swinburne   Sun 10th Sept  11.30 Authorpreneurship. Bookings & Blog 

September 16th  10-1pm  Yarra Glen L&L Centre  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

September 19th  YABBA

September 23rd  10.30-12. Dolly Parton Imagination Library event, Geelong Library.

October 6th 10-1pm PRO

October 20 th (Fri) 1-4pm  Colac Library ' Writing a Non Boring Family History'

November 3rd 10-1pm PRO

December 1st  10-1pm PRO

2018

March 24th  Goulburn Readers/Writers' Festival 

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