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.
Reading Dads & Hippo Fan Family
LOVE a Dad who shares books from his childhood with his own children.
Such a gift of literacy.
Yamba the Honey Ant
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Events & Appearances 2017
1st Fri each month PROV 10-1pm Mentoring & Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.
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 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
March 24th Goulburn Readers/Writers' Festival