ParentsPatrick Billingsley, Ruth Billingsley SiblingsMarty Billingsley, Julie Billingsley, Paul Billingsley, Patty Billingsley AwardsMythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature, PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship People also search forPatrick Billingsley, Ruth Billingsley, Marty Billingsley, Julie Billingsley, Paul Billingsley, Patty Billingsley BooksChime, The Folk Keeper, Well Wished, Big Bad Bunny, Briar
Young adult author franny billingsley
Franny Billingsley (born July 3, 1954) is the author of three award-winning children's fantasy novels, Well Wished, The Folk Keeper, and Chime, and the picture book Big Bad Bunny.
Franny billingsley reads from chime at the 2011 national book award finalists reading
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. She is now a full-time author. She 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
1998 Anne Spencer Lindbergh Prize Honor Book for best fantasy written in the English language (Well Wished)
2000 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Fiction (The Folk Keeper)
2000 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, Children's Literature (The Folk Keeper)
2011 National Book Award for Young People's Literature finalist (Chime)