ABOUT KIRRILI LONERGAN
Kirrili Lonergan is a picture book illustrator, art therapist and picture book lover who resides in
Newcastle NSW. She has a passion for visual storytelling, loves sharing it with children and
relates warmly to the needs of children through her former years working as a paediatric
nurse. She is the illustrator for the Lessons of a LAC picture book series and the co-creator
of the Lessons of a LAC anxiety management package. She was shortlisted for Ollie’s
Treasure in the Speech Pathology of Australia Awards in 2018. She teaches art to children, is an active committee member for the CBCA Newcastle Sub-branch and a regular volunteer for Books4Outback.
- One of my favourite quotes…“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Pablo Picasso