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Friday, December 11, 2009 - 11:28am

Monroe Tarver Talks about African-Americans in Children's Literature

Updated: 5 years ago.
Monroe Tarver, a Georgia native, recently wrote and illustrated the book Imagia and the Magic Pearls. (Illustration by Monroe Tarver)

The Princess and the Frog, Disney's first animated movie about a black princess, comes out Friday. In the audio link below, Monroe Tarver, an author and illustrator originally from Georgia and now living in Charlotte, North Carolina, recently wrote a book about a black princess and discusses the presence of African-Americans in children's literature and movies.

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