James Yang’s work has appeared in Communication Arts, 3×3 Magazine, Graphis, and PRINT. Yang has won more than 250 awards for design and illustration. His book Bus! Stop! (Viking, 2018) was selected as a standout new picture book by the New York Times, and the follow-up, Stop! Bot! (Viking, 2019), was the 2020 Geisel award winner for the most distinguished American book for beginning readers. His newest book, A Boy Named Isamu (Viking, 2021), is the 2022 Honor Picture Book for Asian/Pacific American Literature.