Fri., December 11, 2009 11:57am (EST)

Author Tells Story of Black Princess
By Mary Ellen Cheatham
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Updated: 5 years ago

AUGUSTA, Ga.  —  
Monroe Tarver writes and illustrates a new book, Imagia and the Magic Pearls. (Illustrations by Monroe Tarver)
On December 11, Disney Studios will debut its first ever animated film about a black princess. Coincidentally, a Georgia native just released his first book, which is also about a black princess. Monroe Tarver hopes both children and parents will see the magic in his story.