Beyond the Cover: Get a sample of Sage’s Journey of Grief

As a gift to all those little readers and beyond who need it, you can download the first three chapters of Sage and the Journey of Grief for free. A heartfelt and thoughtful middle-grade novel that follows Sage’s life navigating…
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Australian children’s book author, illustrator and visual storyteller. I weave magic, creativity and fun into all I do.

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For the Kids: Five Ways to Remember a Passed Loved One This Christmas

Sometimes grief comes to the Christmas feast-filled table unexpectedly. Other times it appears wrapped neatly under the tree for all to see. The holidays can be a wonderful and joy-filled time of year and for others experiencing the loss of a loved one, it can be one of the most emotionally challenging. For some kids this might be their first holidays without their loved one and this might change how they feel and react to the season. 

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Sage and the Journey of Grief Book Launch

Join Liv Lorkin, Australian-based children’s book author and illustrator to celebrate the launch of her debut middle-grade novel ‘Sage and the Journey of Grief’. Grab your comfy clothes and laptop for this special online event. Hear behind the scenes of Liv’s book journey, listen to the first few chapters of this thoughtfully written story and stay tuned for a couple of fun surprises!

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Summer in Ballarat Illustrations

Explore the enchanting realm of Ballarat in the Summer season through the vibrant visuals of Liv Lorkin’s captivating illustrations in the treasured children’s book, “Summer in Ballarat”. This book encapsulates the spirit of the season in the delightful town, presenting readers with an opportunity to dive into the bright hues and energetic ambience that only Summer can inspire.

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Illustration of characters from 'Spring in Ballarat' book riding a tram with hands in the air, capturing the joy of springtime in Ballarat.

Spring in Ballarat Illustrations

Discover the magical world of Ballarat in the Spring season through the eyes of Liv Lorkin’s stunning illustrations in the beloved children’s book, “Spring in Ballarat”. This book captures the essence of the season in the charming town, offering readers a chance to immerse themselves in the vibrant colours and lively atmosphere that only Spring can bring.

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Christmas in Ballarat Illustrations

Delve into the enchanting world of Liv Lorkin’s illustrations in the beloved children’s book, “Christmas in Ballarat.” This collection of work offers a glimpse into a curated selection of pages and scenes that have captured the hearts of readers across Australia and beyond. Embark on a visual journey through the charming universe created by Lorkin’s vivid and captivating artwork.

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Christmas in Ballarat Art Trail

Follow the Christmas in Ballarat art trail by Liv Lorkin! Featuring 5 illustrated murals around the CBD that guide you on a festive adventure for the whole family, inspired by scenes from the beloved children’s book. Discover the whimsical wonderland today!

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For the Kids: Five Ways to Remember a Passed Loved One This Christmas

Sometimes grief comes to the Christmas feast-filled table unexpectedly. Other times it appears wrapped neatly under the tree for all to see. The holidays can be a wonderful and joy-filled time of year and for others experiencing the loss of a loved one, it can be one of the most emotionally challenging. For some kids this might be their first holidays without their loved one and this might change how they feel and react to the season. 

Continue Reading

Sage and the Journey of Grief Book Launch

Join Liv Lorkin, Australian-based children’s book author and illustrator to celebrate the launch of her debut middle-grade novel ‘Sage and the Journey of Grief’. Grab your comfy clothes and laptop for this special online event. Hear behind the scenes of Liv’s book journey, listen to the first few chapters of this thoughtfully written story and stay tuned for a couple of fun surprises!

Continue Reading

Summer in Ballarat Illustrations

Explore the enchanting realm of Ballarat in the Summer season through the vibrant visuals of Liv Lorkin’s captivating illustrations in the treasured children’s book, “Summer in Ballarat”. This book encapsulates the spirit of the season in the delightful town, presenting readers with an opportunity to dive into the bright hues and energetic ambience that only Summer can inspire.

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Illustration of characters from 'Spring in Ballarat' book riding a tram with hands in the air, capturing the joy of springtime in Ballarat.

Spring in Ballarat Illustrations

Discover the magical world of Ballarat in the Spring season through the eyes of Liv Lorkin’s stunning illustrations in the beloved children’s book, “Spring in Ballarat”. This book captures the essence of the season in the charming town, offering readers a chance to immerse themselves in the vibrant colours and lively atmosphere that only Spring can bring.

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Christmas in Ballarat Illustrations

Delve into the enchanting world of Liv Lorkin’s illustrations in the beloved children’s book, “Christmas in Ballarat.” This collection of work offers a glimpse into a curated selection of pages and scenes that have captured the hearts of readers across Australia and beyond. Embark on a visual journey through the charming universe created by Lorkin’s vivid and captivating artwork.

Continue Reading

Christmas in Ballarat Art Trail

Follow the Christmas in Ballarat art trail by Liv Lorkin! Featuring 5 illustrated murals around the CBD that guide you on a festive adventure for the whole family, inspired by scenes from the beloved children’s book. Discover the whimsical wonderland today!

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