11:45am – Sunday, December 6 on ABC2
dirtgirlworld is a celebration of life outside. The music-centric series is a distinctive blend of animation, photomontage and illustration that takes children to a world where the real and unreal collide. dirtgirl grows awesome tomatoes, knows cloud names, drives a big orange tractor and has a backyard is full of friends.
There’s scrapboy, her best friend who’s a whiz with junk. There’s grubby with her worm’s eye view, ken the weevil, roger the rooster and the chicks, hayman the monosyllabic scarecrow, and the green thumbs – real kids in real gardens having fun.
Episode 3: Antics – Sunday December 6 at 11.45am dirtgirl is on the ant trail. She’s desperate to know ‘Do ants have eyelids?’ hayman knows that ants tickle. ken and grubby have had enough of ants. They’ve moved on to antigravity. So how does something so little see the world? Maybe ants use their noses to see? It’s the ants that lead dirtgirl to the ant-swer. They discover ants don’t have eyelids and, with the help of ant-translator grubby, they find out that ants never sleep.
Episode 4: Choice – Monday December 7 at 11.45am scrapboy knows just what to do with the coin from dirtgirl’s scrapbook. He teaches her how to play a game … heads or tails. All the decisions of the day are made with the toss of a coin. ‘I flip it, I call it, I catch it, we see’, becomes scrapboy’s chant of the day.
dirtgirlworld will be repeated on ABC1 – weekdays at 3:50pm