Search - List of Books by Hazel Edwards
Hazel Edwards (born 1945) is an Australian author who has written 200 books, including the classic children's book, There's a Hippopotamus on our Roof Eating Cake, which is approaching its 30th anniversary and a short film is in production with Pocket Bonfire Productions. Since its publication in 1981, the age-less Hippopotamus on the roof has been reprinted annually, evolved into a series of six picture books and inspired a junior chapter book, classroom play scripts, stage production and a short movie. The Hippopotamus books have also been translated into Braille and Auslan signing for the hearing impaired and were presented as an official Australian Government gift to the children of Princess Mary of Denmark.
Total Books: 101
In October 2010, Hazel was nominated for the 2011 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award which is the world's largest prize for children's and young adult literature.Her most recent book is f2m;the boy within, co-authored with Ryan Kennedy and a new Hippopotamus book was also released in 2010: "Hooray, There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Having a Birthday Party".