Kirrili Lonergan is a picture book illustrator and mother of four. She is the illustrator for Lessons of a LAC and Brave, the first two books in the Lessons of a LAC series. Dandelions, her first picture book for EK Books was released in October 2015 and she is currently working on Ollie’s Treasure and Perfect Petunias. She is passionate about creating books with a healing component as she has a great understanding of the needs of children through her many years working as a paediatric nurse. She is the co-creator of the Lessons of a LAC - early intervention anxiety workshops and is the Vice President of the Newcastle CBCA Sub- branch.