18 Great Kids' Books Made into Movies

From The Lorax to Harry Potter, see our children's lit favorites that made the leap to the big screen! (19 Photos)

Jennifer Merritt and Christine Fenno on Aug 26, 2013 at 12:00PM

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18 Great Kids' Books Made into Movies

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'The Princess and the Frog' (2009)

Pucker up, Princess Tiana! In this musical re-imagination of the old Grimm Brothers' fairy tale The Frog Prince, moviegoers were treated to an additional layer of something old and something new: The film marked Disney's return to old-school, hand-drawn animation, and it also featured the venerable animation studio's first African-American princess character (voiced by Dreamgirls star Anika Noni Rose).

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