Author and Illustrator Study

About Rachel...

Rachel Isadora attended the School of American Ballet and was an accomplished ballerina. Rachel lived in Africa for 10 years and has written an impressive strand of Children's books, including many Caldecott award winning books, as well as many that focus on African culture and fairytale retellings

For Who?

Rachel Isadora's books all open students to a world of culture and diversity. These books are ideal for Kindergarten and 1rst grade classrooms. Say Hello! id wonderful for kindergarten, and teaching students to engage with the world around them. Her fairytale retellings challenge traditional ideas students may hold of stories and books. Her illustrations are beautiful and Rachel's books are sure to engage children of all ages!