Awards & Winners

Rachel Isadora

Date of Birth 1953
Place of Birth New York City
(New York, United States of America, Area code 917)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Writer, Illustrator
Rachel Isadora is an award-winning children's literature author and illustrator. She is most famous for Ben's Trumpet, which has been adapted to video and was also translated into a ballet by the Boston ballet company BalletRox in 2009. The more than 150 children's books Isadora has written and illustrated span a wide variety of topics, including ballet and dance, American urban culture and family life, life in Africa, and traditional fairy tales. Isadora was a professional ballet dancer before an injury led to a change of careers. In addition to freelance writing and illustration, Isadora shows and sells oil paintings, many of which reflect her love of dance, as well as her experiences living in Africa and New York City.

Awards by Rachel Isadora

Check all the awards nominated and won by Rachel Isadora.


Caldecott Medal
Honored for : Ben's Trumpet

Nominations 1980 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Caldecott Medal Ben's Trumpet