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Hazel Edwards

Hazel Edwards (OAM) has written over 200 books, for children and adults, across fiction and non-fiction. She is best known for the classic picture book There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2020.

'Reviewing the job of reviewing' by Hazel Edwards

May 1985, no. 70 01 May 1985
Children’s book reviewer Hazel Edwards adds her thoughts to the debate. In Australia, few publications regularly review children’s books for the information of the general reader/buyer. ASA chairman, Ken Methold, suggests that Australian writers need to advertise their varied skills and publicise their works. I agree. ... (read more)