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Charmaine Ledden-Lewis
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Charmaine Ledden-Lewis

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Charmaine Ledden-Lewis is a Blue Mountains artist, and descendant of the Bundjalung people on the Clarence River in Northern NSW. She was the recipient of the Kestin Indigenous Illustrator award in 2019. The beautiful and moving illustrations for her first picture book Found (with author Bruce Pascoe) reflect her own family’s experience of the Stolen Generation. She lives in the Blue Mountains in NSW with her family.

Books by Charmaine Ledden-Lewis

Born to Run (picture book edition)

A gorgeous picture book that will inspire girls and boys everywhere to chase their dreams.

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Born to Run by Cathy Freeman and Charmaine Ledden-Lewis | Read aloud by the illustrator, Charmaine

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/born-to-run-picture-book-edition-9781761043802 As a little girl, Cathy Freeman had only had one dream – to win a gold medal at the Olympics. At twenty-seven years old, that dream came true. At the Sydney 2000 Games, she crossed the finish line, won a gold medal for Australia and became a national hero. How did she go from being a little girl who loved to run to an inspiration to people around the world? #BorntoRun #CathyFreeman #CharmaineLeddenLewis