Kirrili Lonergan is a picture book illustrator/art therapist and a mother of four. She resides in Newcastle, NSW and her passions are to care, to draw and to please. She is a former paediatric nurse and ceramic artist. She is an active committee member and past president of the Children's Book Council of Australia NSW Newcastle Sub-branch and a regular volunteer at Books4Outback.
Kirrili Lonergan is also the other half of the dynamic 'Lessons of a Lac' author/illustrator duo. She works in partnership with author and clinical psychologist, Lynn Jenkins, to deliver early intervention anxiety management sessions to staff and children in preschool and school settings. For more information go to www.lessonsofalac.com