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Franny Billingsley


Franny Billingsley

Franny Billingsley (born July 3, 1954) is the author of two award-winning children's fantasy novels, Well Wished and The Folk Keeper, as well as the novel Chime and the picture book Big Bad Bunny.


  • Biography 1
  • Works 2
  • Awards 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Billingsley graduated from Tufts University in 1976, and from Boston University Law School in 1979. After moving back to Chicago, she wrote for many years while working at 57th Street Books in Hyde Park until 1999. She is now a full-time author. She lives in Mexico and has two children.

Billingsley received the PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship in 2003, which is awarded to an author of children's or young-adult fiction of literary merit to complete a manuscript.


  • Well Wished (1997) OCLC 034886335
  • The Folk Keeper (1999) OCLC 040174939
  • Big Bad Bunny (2008) OCLC 074964188
  • Chime (2011) OCLC 535490686



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