Katherine DeSilva

Author of Flutter on My Cheeks: Mummy, Me, and Multiple Sclerosis

Katherine DeSilva, Author

Katherine, owner of the Wee Fae ‘Ouse is a single mother with Multiple Sclerosis on a mission. Katherine is an author and artist whose stories take place mainly in Essex County, Massachusetts where she lives. From September to June she is a full-time Special Educator teacher for teens with social and emotional disabilities

Katherine has her Masters of Science in Special Education and a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Katherine spends her time outside of the classroom working on community events that support the arts and parenting. 
She has taught value-based sexual education classes for youth of all ages for the past 10 years. She enjoys promoting open conversations about living sustainably, social-emotional wellness, and sexual well-being.

Katherine DeSilva

New Books For Children

Katherine DeSilva written and co-written has a range of children's books
Flutter on My Cheeks: Mummy, Me & MS
Flutter on My Cheeks: Mummy, Me & MS

A story for children and adults alike that explores Multiple Sclerosis and how it can effect family dynamics. 
(Available on Amazon.com)

The Great Neck Mermaid of Ipswich Massachusetts
The Great Neck Mermaid 

A historical fantasy about the Ada K. Damon and the ecosystem of the Plum Island Sound and surrounding area. 
(Currently In Editing for a Spring 2023 Release)

Dancing Together - Dad's Get MS Too
Dancing Together: Dads Get MS Too

Although most people consider Multiple Sclerosis to be a "Woman's Disease" - Men get MS too, even dads.  Join tow children as they navigate understanding the huge shift in their lives when their father was diagnosed. 
(Currently in the Illustration Phase for a Spring 2023 Release)

Upcoming Illustrated Books

Explaining Euthanizing a Healthy Dog to Children
Little Bite, Big Love. 

A moving story to help children understand why some dogs that we love have behavior problems and need to be put down at a young age. 
(Currently in the Illustration Phase for a Summer 2023 Release)

A Historical Book about a Real Peacock
A Peacock Goes to a Party

A historical review of historic sites along the Rt. 1A  between Ipswich and Newburyport. Following Essex Coastal Scenic Byway. 
(Currently In the Research Phase for a Summer 2024 Release)

Kelly the Greenhead
Kelly the Greenhead

An Adult Satire Picture book abut a greenhead fly in Ipswich, Massachusetts.
(Currently In the Research Phase for a Summer 2025 Release)

Kelly the Greenhead

Aleteo en mis mejillas
Mamá, yo y la esclerosis múltiple.
Una versión traducida de la historia de una niña que navega por la vida cuando su madre tiene esclerosis múltiple. El personaje principal encuentra alegría en sus perros, ratas y hadas... y por supuesto el amor de su madre.