Design & Illustration Creation Services 

Bring your book to life with custom illustrations and layout design!

Turn your story into a work of art with the help of Katherine DeSilva. Using her expertise in illustration, book layout, and design, Katherine can help you create a unique and personalized book with engaging visuals. Her services are perfect for children's books, cookbooks, chapbooks, and more.

Katherine's passion for creating unique artwork will make your book stand out from the crowd. With her custom illustrations and design services, you can truly make your story come alive.

Transform your story or poetry into a work of art.

Katherine DeSilva, Author

Katherine DeSilva has been a life long artist.  She graduated from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2000.  She has her BFA in graphic design. 

Katherine currently has illustrated two children's books.  The first one was published in 2022 and the second in 2023.  There are two additional books currently in the planning stage.  

Katherine DeSilva was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) after the birth of her daughter. She works to spread awareness about MS and the huge range of issues that people with invisible illness face.

What can I do?

Create flat color block illustrations for your story.

Vector Graphics

Simple vector graphics to tell your story visually.

Typeset Children's Books

Typesetting using industry standard typefaces and image placement for maximum impact.  I will work with your text and images, or your story and my illustrations.

Create Press Ready Files

I will provide press ready file ready for uploading.  Including cover art and barcoding.  ISBN numbers can also be provided!
File Creation
Cover Design


Cover design for an illustrated book is charged per hour.

Illustration of a 32 Page Story


For stories with 1-3 characters a story can be illustrated with minimal background elements (Per image)

Book Layout


Typesetting and formatting a children's book to industry standard. (Per hour)

If you have the idea for a story but do not feel able to write a book independently Katherine DeSilva will co-write children's books. 

We will assist in publishing chapbook-length manuscripts of
poetry, fiction, and children's books that are 24-75 pages long.

  • 1:1.25 Ratio - 8" x 10" (20.32 x 25.4 cm)
  • 1:1.5 Ratio -  6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm)
  • Landscape Size Ratio -  8.25" x 6" (20.96 x 15.24 cm)
  • Largest Art Book Ratio -  8.27" x 11.69" (21 x 29.7 cm)
  • Square Art Book Ratio -  8.25" x 8.25" (20.96 x 20.96 cm)
  • Square Childrens Book Ratio -  8.5" x 8.5" (21.59 x 21.59 cm)
  • Standard Paperback Ratio -  5" x 8" (12.7 x 20.32 cm)

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