Jim Benton is an award winning artist and author, who has been called "the most visible cartoonist in America," by People magazine. He has been drawing for as long as he can remember, and has been creating properties for entertainment projects, publishing opportunities and licensed merchandise out of his Michigan studio for over 25 years.
A New York Times Bestselling author, he is the talent behind the popular Scholastic series, Dear Dumb Diary, which has been translated into over a dozen different languages. He has also written and illustrated the Franny K. Stein series for Simon & Schuster and the It’s Happy Bunny™ books for Scholastic.
Jim is best known for his international licensing hit, It’s Happy Bunny™. Other successful properties include The Misters™, Just Jimmy™, Just Face It™, and Meany Doodles™. The selections in the DecalGirl gallery are from his newest lines, Catwad™ and jOkObO™.