Rachel Isadora


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Rachel Isadora is an award-winning children's author and illustrator. She has written children's books on multiple topics including ballet, life in America and Africa, and has illustrated several Brother Grimm tales in an African setting. She is most well-known for her Caldecott Honor Award book "Ben's Trumpet". She was a ballet dancer before she became an illustrator and children's writer.

Average rating: 4.01 · 27,055 ratings · 2,461 reviews · 83 distinct worksSimilar authors
Ben's Trumpet

4.10 avg rating — 1,443 ratings — published 1979 — 14 editions
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I Hear a Pickle: and Smell,...

3.57 avg rating — 662 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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Peekaboo Morning

4.08 avg rating — 607 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Say Hello!

3.84 avg rating — 508 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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I Just Want to Say Good Night

3.99 avg rating — 373 ratings — published 2017 — 4 editions
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Old Mikamba Had a Farm

3.87 avg rating — 331 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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The Princess and the Pea

3.82 avg rating — 404 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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Rapunzel

3.79 avg rating — 319 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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There Was a Tree

3.76 avg rating — 299 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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The Ugly Duckling

4.01 avg rating — 249 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Favorite retelling of Twelve Dancing Princesses

Entwined Entwined by Heather DixonHeather Dixon
 
  36 votes, 29.3%

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  21 votes, 17.1%

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  18 votes, 14.6%

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  10 votes, 8.1%

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  7 votes, 5.7%

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  6 votes, 4.9%

The Princess Curse The Princess Curse by Merrie HaskellMerrie Haskell
 
  6 votes, 4.9%

The Thirteenth Princess The Thirteenth Princess by Diane ZahlerDiane Zahler
 
  6 votes, 4.9%

The Twelve Dancing Princesses The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Brigette BarragerBrigette Barrager
 
  4 votes, 3.3%

The Twelve Dancing Princesses The Twelve Dancing Princesses by John CechJohn Cech
 
  3 votes, 2.4%

Twelve Dancing Unicorns Twelve Dancing Unicorns by Alissa HeymanAlissa Heyman
 
  2 votes, 1.6%

The Twelve Dancing Princesses The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Rachel IsadoraRachel Isadora
 
  2 votes, 1.6%

The Phoenix Dance The Phoenix Dance by Dia CalhounDia Calhoun
 
  1 vote, 0.8%

The Twelve Dancing Princesses The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Ruth SandersonRuth Sanderson
 
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