James has designed and/or illustrated over 30 books since 1999. Books designed and illustrated by James include Gamma229 and the Battle for Earth, My Uncle Keith Died, The Adventures of the Rock-Bottom Canyon Kids series. James lives in New Hampshire with his wife, Danielle, where they run an award-winning graphic design and illustration company, Grinning Moon Creative. His illustrations have been featured in numerous Grinning Moon designs such as book covers, children’s books, print ads and brochures. In addition to his children’s book work, James has written and illustrated two graphic novels, and is presently working on a third. James is also an editorial cartoonist whose cartoons have appeared in newspapers nationwide.