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Katlin Davis

Connection to Illinois: Davis lives in the grassy plains of central Illinois.

Biography: Before Katlin Davis published her first children's book, she was working on her Master of Fine Art degree, while running a small portrait studio in her hometown. After completing her Master of Fine Art degree in the summer of 2022, she continued to grow in her craft and won a platinum medal for her outstanding photography works. She is internationally recognized for her photography and hopes one day to be internationally recognized for her lovable children's book characters, inspired by her two kids.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children


Selected Titles

Bossy Flossy

Independently Published 2021

Meet Flossy! She can be a little bossy. When her friends have had enough of her bossy flossy ways, Flossy has to discover what it means to be a team player, as well as the power of forgiveness.

Kylan the Lion

Independently Published 2023

"Kylan the Lion" is about a young boy who discovers that his voice is too loud. His voice leads to constant disruptions amongst his peers, causing frustration for both him and those around him. With the help of a kind friend, Kylan learns the importance of using an "inside voice" and how to control the volume of his speech. This heartwarming story teaches children the importance of being in control of their words, and how to navigate social situations with kindness and respect.