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- DescriptionOnly three sleeps to go and then it's my birthday! There's a hippopotamus on our roof eating cake. It's his birthday, too. We are going to have our party together. A jungle party. And all our friends can come in animal costumes. The hippo is back to celebrate his 30th birthday with a brand-new book! Join him and his friends for a jungle-inspired celebration full of games and lots of jungle-party treats!
- Author BiographyBest known for There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake, Hazel Edwards writes across media, for adults & children. Not Just a Piece of Cake - Being an Author (published by Brolga) is her 2015 memoir. In 2013, she was awarded an OAM for Literature. As a national literary ambassador, Hazel supports various reading organisations. She mentors 'Hazelnuts' and is a director on the Australian Society of Authors' board and is the recipient of the 2009 ASA Medal awarded by her writing peers. She has been nominated three times for The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award www.alma.se . This is the world's largest prize for children's and young adult literature. Based on her Writing a Non Boring Family History, Hazel runs workshops for genealogists. Her junior history books include Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop, Professor Fred Hollows and Edith Cowan; A Quiet Woman of Note in the Aussie Heroes series. Apart from going on an Antarctic expedition in 2001, she has co-written adventure memoirs including 'Trail Magic; Going Walkabout for 2184 Miles on the Appalachian Trail' with her son Trevelyan Quest Edwards, originator of the hippo concept. 'Difficult Personalities' with Dr Helen Mc Grath has been translated into Polish, Korean and Russian. 'f2m-the boy within', a YA novel, co-written with Ryan Kennedy tackles comi
- Author(s)Hazel Edwards
- PublisherPenguin Books Australia
- Date of Publication01/03/2010
- SubjectPicture Books
- Place of PublicationHawthorn
- Country of PublicationAustralia
- ImprintViking Australia
- Weight375 g
- Width220 mm
- Height262 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Illustrator(s)Deborah Niland
- Format DetailsPaper over boards
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