Niamh is at present extrememly busy in her studio at Ardgillan Castle, preparing the backdrop based on an illustration from her book Santasaurus. It's a mammoth task as the board is 8 ft x 4ft! On Monday 26th, Niamh will be joined by a group a children from Griffen Valley school in Lucan who will help her decorate lots of stars for the window.
Here are a few photos of Niamh's preparations
This event was arranged by Walker Books and Hodges Figgis with the help of the office of the Childrens' Laureate.