James Burks

James Burks started out working in the animation industry on various movies and television shows, including The Emperor’s New Groove, Atlantis, Treasure Planet, Home on the Range, Space Jam, The Iron Giant, Wow Wow Wubbzy, Fan Boy and Chum Chum and The Bravest Warriors.

His first graphic novel for kids, GABBY AND GATOR, was published by Yen Press in 2010 and is a Junior Library Guild selection. He also has the BIRD AND SQUIRREL graphic novel series with Scholastic/Graphix, BEEP AND BAH with Lerner/CarolRhoda, THE MONSTORE with Simon and Schuster, and upcoming books with Harper Collins, Houghton Mifflin, Disney/Hyperion, and Scholastic/Branches.