Hazel's website www.hazeledwards.com updated daily has most of the author bio info on there. Now there are downloadable e-books and performance scripts relevant for literacy , directly from this site. Currently links to Hazel's e-books on Amazon. Aspiring Writers section has free downloadable articles.
'Authorpreneurship;The Business of Creativity'(Keesing Press) reprinted immediately and the e-book is available from Hazel's online bookstore.
'f2m;the boy within' (www.fordstreetpublishing.com) is her latest YA novel, co-authored with Ryan Kennedy. A controversial subject, transitioning gender from female to male, but a sympathetic and approachable not sensationalised book, which is an international 'first' by a co-author who has transitoned from female to male. Documentary in progress with Kailash Studios on reactions to the book.
Hazel's website links to the many online reviews and blogs on this book, which is significant for the way it was written, on Skype, between the co-authors in two countries, as well as for the subject matter.
Kindle edition now available on Amazon! http://amzn.to/caVMtu
However Hazel is best known for her picture book classic which is celebrating its 33rd anniversary; 'There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake(Penguin) Pocket Bonfire Productions film has been screening internationally including Edinburgh Film Festival snd was shown at Sydney Opera House.
As an authorpreneur Hazel believes writers are in the business of creativity and that their intellectual property should be valued. But she also started the first belly dancing class in Antarctica when stuck in the polar ice during an Australian Antarctic Division expedition as writer. Creativity is risking the combination of unlikely ideas in a productive way.
Her web site has details of her Antarctic expedition publications including picture book ‘Antarctic Dad’, used by families with an absent parent.
Hazel runs Non Boring Writing workshops for genealogists.
Her 200 books have been translated into many languages including Korean, Tamil, Polish, Chinese, Braille and Auslan
'The Flight of the Bumblebee' with music CD is her latest across -media picture book.
Difficult Personalities, co-written with Dr Helen Mc Grath was released by Penguin and by The Experiment Publisher in the USA and is translated into Polish with Rebus.
The e-book series 'Frequent Flyer Twins' and 'Project Spy Kids' featuring non reader Art as hero/sleuth have illustrations and mechandise by Jane Connory.
Aussie Heroes series of junior non fiction includes 'Sir Edward'Weary' Dunlop' and the just released 'Professor Fred Follows'.
Melbourne-based, Hazel is a frequent keynote speaker . Married with two adult children and two grandsons for whom she writes a story each birthday, Hazel is a longterm writing mentor for youth.
www.hazeledwards.com includes FAQs, notes, bios, bibliography and gigs. and links to her Facebook page.
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