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. ...more

Average rating: 3.99 · 34,277 ratings · 3,059 reviews · 85 distinct worksSimilar authors
Ben's Trumpet

4.11 avg rating — 1,597 ratings — published 1979 — 17 editions
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I Hear a Pickle: and Smell,...

3.62 avg rating — 919 ratings — published 2016 — 6 editions
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Peekaboo Morning

4.12 avg rating — 773 ratings — published 2002 — 4 editions
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Say Hello!

3.89 avg rating — 700 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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I Just Want to Say Good Night

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 593 ratings — published 2017 — 6 editions
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Old Mikamba Had a Farm

3.86 avg rating — 431 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Rapunzel

3.82 avg rating — 430 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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The Princess and the Pea

3.89 avg rating — 526 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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There Was a Tree

3.77 avg rating — 344 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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My Dog Laughs

3.63 avg rating — 323 ratings3 editions
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Favorite retelling of Twelve Dancing Princesses

Entwined Entwined by Heather Dixon Heather Dixon
 
  45 votes, 30.4%

Princess of the Midnight Ball Princess of the Midnight Ball (Princess, #1) by Jessica Day George Jessica Day George
 
  23 votes, 15.5%

Wildwood Dancing Wildwood Dancing (Wildwood, #1) by Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier
 
  21 votes, 14.2%

The Twelve Dancing Princesses The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Marianna Mayer Marianna MayerK.Y. Craft
 
  12 votes, 8.1%

The Thirteenth Princess The Thirteenth Princess by Diane Zahler Diane Zahler
 
  11 votes, 7.4%

The Night Dance The Night Dance A Retelling of "The Twelve Dancing Princesses" (Once Upon a Time) by Suzanne Weyn Suzanne Weyn
 
  8 votes, 5.4%

The Princess Curse The Princess Curse by Merrie Haskell Merrie Haskell
 
  6 votes, 4.1%

The Girls at the Kingfisher Club The Girls at the Kingfisher Club by Genevieve Valentine Genevieve Valentine
 
  6 votes, 4.1%

The Twelve Dancing Princesses The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Brigette Barrager Brigette Barrager
 
  5 votes, 3.4%

The Twelve Dancing Princesses The Twelve Dancing Princesses by John Cech John Cech
 
  3 votes, 2.0%

The Phoenix Dance The Phoenix Dance by Dia Calhoun Dia Calhoun
 
  2 votes, 1.4%

The Twelve Dancing Princesses The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Ruth Sanderson Ruth Sanderson
 
  2 votes, 1.4%

Twelve Dancing Unicorns Twelve Dancing Unicorns by Alissa Heyman Alissa Heyman
 
  2 votes, 1.4%

The Twelve Dancing Princesses The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Rachel Isadora Rachel Isadora
 
  2 votes, 1.4%

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