Kirrili Lonergan is a picture book illustrator, art therapist and book lover who resides in Newcastle NSW. She has a passion for visual storytelling, which she loves sharing 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 and has just completed her ninth picture book.
She is an active committee member for the CBCA Newcastle Subbranch and a regular volunteer for Books4Outback.