Welcome to the fourth episode of Flipped. We're delighted to present to you an interview with Niamh Sharkey, author, illustrator, current Laureate na nÓg and creator of the new Disney show Henry Hugglemonster. Enjoy.
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00:01 - Intro
01:28 - Early beginnings and stealing library cards
03:58 - Keeping Sketchbooks
05:30 - Australia, Tazmania + the first book
08:05 - Giant Turnip and Niamh's Process
10:00 - Ravenous Beast
11:30 - Animated Series - Henry Hugglemonster
16:30 - Thinking about your audience
17:20 - Spirit of the book
19:00 - Art Direction for Hugglemonsters
23:20 - Laureate na nóg + Pictiúr
25:30 - Radio Doodle + little pages
26:20 - Google doodle
27:40 - Drawing is cool - Oh yeah!
29:20 - Back to Henry
30:40 - Outro and Competition details
http://niamhsharkey.blogspot.ie/Laureate na Nóghttp://childrenslaureate.ie/Catch Henry Hugglemonster on Disney Junior (UK) at the following times or check out disney.co.uk for more info.Fridays at 14:49, 17:49A little bit about Pictiúrhttp://www.childrensbooksireland.ie/blog/pictiur-is-going-to-parliament/
Flipped was produced by Aidan McAteer & Megan McMahon, edited by Aidan McAteer and featured music from www.royaltyfreemusiclibrary.com
We wanted to say a special thanks to Niamh for taking the time to talk to us.
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