Along with writing award-winning novels for children, James Mihaley is a poet & trained hip hop dancer. His first novel, You Can’t Have My Planet But Take my Brother, Please is published by Macmillan. James is a graduate of Brown University. He lives in LA. One of his greatest accomplishments was doing volunteer work at the Children's Hospital Of Los Angeles. For five years, James was part of the Literally Healing program, which believes in the healing power of children's literature. His job was to load up a cart shaped like a cow called the 'Book Moo-bile'. James wheeled it around the hospital, handing out free books to children with serious illnesses. He gave away thousands of books.
As an author, James is committed to empowering children to make a difference in the world.