Kirrili Lonergan is a picture book illustrator/art therapist and a mother of four. She resides in Newcastle, NSW and is also a former paediatric nurse. She is an active committee member of the Children's Book Council of Australia NSW Inc Newcastle Sub-branch and a regular volunteer at Books4Outback. She also enjoys teaching art to children and illustrator visits to school and local centres.
Kirrili Lonergan is also the illustrator of the 'Lessons of a LAC' series, a series created by a duo who are passionate about giving children ways to think about and manage common emotional difficulties. The series is a valuable resource for every child to help guide their emotional development. 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