Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kevin Franz  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Children;

Born: in West Allis, Wisconsin

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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.

Speaking Engagements

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.

Selected Titles At Your Library

A Castle Rose Christmas /
ISBN: 0974777455. OCLC Number: 190825735

Starbell Books,. .

Into the hidden lands :
ISBN: 0974777404. OCLC Number: 318997447

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"It started as a simple ride through the woods for Rachel and Lisa Vanderstorm, the Princess sisters of the Castle Rose. But things got interesting when they were suddenly transported to the mysterious Hidden Lands. There, armed only with their courage and good sense, the girls must help their new friend Elzabeth recover the stolen (and magical) burning-blossom seeds from the camp of the dangerous Archer"--Publisher's description.

The affaire at the faire /
ISBN: 0974777420. OCLC Number: 58606089

Starbell Books,. .

The mysterious museum
ISBN: 0974777447. OCLC Number: 86084868

Starbell Books,. .

The princess sisters and the underwater city /
ISBN: 0974777412. OCLC Number: 64696902

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"High on the shelves of the Castle Rose library sits the key to uncovering a long lost treasure. And with the help of some new friends, Princess Rachel and Princess Lisa must unravel the mystery and complete a wild quest through the amazing Underwater City! The Princess Sisters and the Underwater City is the second book in the highly successful Castle Rose Adventure series."--Google Books.