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James Ponti

Biography

James Ponti

James Ponti was born in Italy, raised in Florida and went to college in California. After receiving a degree in screenwriting from the USC Film School, he began a career writing and producing television shows for the likes of Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, PBS, Spike TV, History Channel and Golf Channel. James loves writing, travel and the Boston Red Sox. He lives with his family in Maitland, Florida.

James Ponti

Books by James Ponti

by James Ponti - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Humor, Mystery
Florian Bates --- the only kid on the FBI Director’s speed dial and several international criminals’ most wanted lists --- must uncover the truth behind a series of middle school pranks that may or may not involve the daughter of the President of the United States in this hilarious second novel in the T.O.A.S.T. Mystery series. Middle school is hard. Solving cases for the FBI is even harder. Doing both at the same time --- well that’s just crazy. But that doesn’t stop Florian Bates!
by James Ponti - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Humor, Mystery

Florian is 12 years old and has just moved to Washington. He’s learning his way around using TOAST (Theory of All Small Things). It’s a technique he invented to solve life’s little mysteries such as: where to sit on the on the first day of school, or which Chinese restaurant has the best eggrolls. But when he teaches it to his new friend Margaret, they uncover a mystery that isn’t little. In fact, it’s HUGE, and it involves the National Gallery, the FBI and a notorious crime syndicate known as EEL. Can Florian decipher the clues and finish his homework in time to help the FBI solve the case?