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James Burks

Burks has written and illustrated a number of children's books, including the Bird and Squirrel graphic novel
series and "Gabby and Gator," which was selected as a Read Across America title in 2012. Before beginning
his career in books, he worked in the world of animation films such as "Space Jam," "The Iron Giant," and
"The Emperor's New Groove." His new book is "When Pigs Fly."