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Taking to the Main Stage at OFFSET

5th-7th April 2013 BORD GÁIS ENERGY THEATRE. Dublin, Ireland

 

Find out more about Niamh's role as LAUREATE NA NÓG

Ireland's Laureate for Children's Literature

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Henry Hugglemonster

Niamh is the creator and executive producer of Henry Hugglemonster, a brand new animated pre-school series, on Disney Junior.

Set to air in more than 150 countries worldwide, the series follows the adventures of fun-loving, five year old Henry Hugglemonster, the middle child in a happy, wacky close-knit monster family – The Hugglemonsters.

The series is directed by Norton Virgien with Sascha Paladino as lead writer.

Niamh has been collaborating with Brown Bag Films and the Disney team, helping to deliver 52 of the 11 minute episodes - adapted from “I’m a Happy Hugglewug”, published by Walker Books. The illustration style of the book is retained in the CG animation.

Brown Bag Films - Disney Junior - Walker Books

Biography

 

Niamh Sharkey is an author and illustrator of children's picture books

Her books have won numerous awards, including the prestigious MOTHER GOOSE award, and
the BISTO BOOK OF THE YEAR

Niamh's books have been translated into over twenty
languages