Kevin Franz

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General Information

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Name: Kevin Franz

Pen Name: None

Born: in West Allis, Wisconsin



Illinois Connection

Franz has lived in Illinois since 1984. He has worked in Naperville and lives in Plainfield.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kevin Franz is the author of the successful children's fantasy series, the Castle Rose Adventures, published by Starbell Books in Plainfield, Illinois. Franz is also an accomplished speaker, and teacher. He regularly presents his Creative Writing Workshops to young audiences throughout Illinois and Wisconsin.

Published Works

  • Into the Hidden Lands, Starbell Books, 2004
  • The Underwater City, Starbell Books, 2004
  • The Affaire at the Faire, Starbell Books, 2005
  • The Halloween Haunting, Starbell Books, 2006
  • The Mysterious Museum, Starbell Books, 2007
  • A Castle Rose Christmas, Starbell Books, 2007

Titles at Your Library

The Affaire at the Faire

ISBN: 0974777420
Release Date: 2005-02-15

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The Halloween Haunting

ISBN: 0974777439
Release Date: 2006-09-01

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Franz presents his Creative Writing Workshops to audiences throughout Illinois and Wisconsin. His simple and effective method of creating stories—combined with an inspirational “Can-Do!” message—has helped thousands of students write their own works of fiction.

External Links

Kevin Franz on WorldCat


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