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#TXBookChat - 2022 Texas Great Read: Indelible Ann

 Join us as we talk with Meghan P. Browne and illustrated by Carlynn Whitt about their 2023-2024 Bluebonnet Master List title exploring the life and impact of Governor Ann Richards

Native Texans Meghan P. Browne (author) and Carlynn Whitt (illustrator) discuss their award-winning book Indelible Ann: The Larger-Than-Life Story of Governor Ann Richards. Chosen as the Texas Center for the Book’s 2022 Texas Great Read and for the 2023-2024 Texas Library Association’s Bluebonnet Master List, this gorgeous picture book inspires through the life and legacy of the second woman elected Governor of Texas.

Headshot Photograph of author Meghan P. Browne

Meghan P. Browne grew up in Austin during the time Governor Ann Richards was at the helm of Texas government. Meghan is also the author of Dorothy the Brave, the picture book biography of WWII Aviator Dorothy Lucas, and the forthcoming The Bees of Notre Dame. She currently lives in far south Austin with her family and their goats, chickens, honeybees, barn kitty, and blue heeler. For more information about Meghan, please visit






Headshot photograph of illustrator Carlynn Whitt

Award-winning illustrator Carlynn Whitt grew up in East Texas and counts Ann Richards as the first Texas governor she remembers. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Harvard Divinity School, and the Rhode Island School of Design, Carlynn is the illustrator of several children’s picture books, including There’s a Baby in There! and Ballpark. She currently resides in Los Angeles. For more information about Carlynn, please visit







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