In her long career, Ann James has illustrated over 70 books including The Midnight Gang, Little Humpty, Lucy Goosey (all written by Margaret Wild); I’m a Dirty Dinosaur and I’m a Hungry Dinosaur (written by Janeen Brian); and Bird and Bear and Bird and Bear and the Special Day which Ann both wrote and illustrated. She has been nominated as Australian Illustrator for the Hans Christian Andersen Award, 2020.