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Kirrili Lonergan Kirrili Lonergan i(6780501 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Illustrator of children's books.

Based in Newcastle, Lonergan was formerly a ceramic artist and paediatric nurse, before concentrating on book illustration and working on a Diploma of Art Therapy.

In 2018, she was the vice-president of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Newcastle Sub- branch.

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y separately published work icon Ollie's Treasure Wollombi : Exisle Publishing , 2017 13620961 2017 single work picture book children's

'Ollie’s Treasure is tale of mindfulness for young, developing minds. It’s a story about how simply noticing and taking in what is on offer to our senses can lead to the Holy Grail of treasure — happiness. Ollie’s Treasure takes children on a treasure hunt. Ollie’s grandma sends him a treasure map that promises to lead him to ‘something that will make him happy always’. Of course, Ollie thinks this ‘something’ will be a toy of some sort, but he gets both a rude shock and a big surprise when his treasure turns out to be him! By following his grandmother’s treasure map, he is taken on a journey of his senses, encouraged to notice what he can see, hear, touch, smell and taste. It comes as quite a surprise to him to realise that noticing such things makes him feel happy, and that the key to happiness can be found in his own mind not in material possessions.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Five to 8 Years
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