Book List:49 titles
  • Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora's delightful introduction to the joys of having a dog stars a diverse ensemble of adorable kids and their beloved canine friends, in a style reminiscent of her popular I Hear a Pickle. Dogs are amazing! Dogs a...


  • Caldecott Honor-winner Rachel Isadora’s stunning oil paintings illustrate this delightful bedtime tale, set on the African plains. The sun has set and the moon is rising, and that means it’s bedtime. But not if Lala has a say -- because she...


  • * “Isadora’s book about the five senses is aimed perfectly at another sense—kids’ sense of humor.”—The Horn Book, starred reviewCaldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora’s sweet and simple introduction to the five senses is perfect for the ...


  • Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora’s sweet and simple introduction to the five senses is perfect for the youngest children, who will recognize themselves in charming vignettes portraying a wide range of childhood activities. Hearing, smelling, s...


  • Starring an adorable toddler ballet class, this endearing companion to former dancer Rachel Isadora’s Bea at Ballet pares down the classic ballet to its most basic, child-friendly elements, making it perfect for preschool audiences. Bea and ...


  • Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora’s irresistible illustrations of enthusiastic toddlers will have budding gymnasts jumping for joy. Jake and his diverse group of friend love their action-packed gymnastics class, where they stretch, tumble, ...


  • This fabulous version of the classic nursery song "Old MacDonald” introduces children to a menagerie of African animals and their sounds. It is beautifully illustrated by Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora, with her signature collage-style artwo...


  • A favorite children's song becomes a colorful book filled with African wildlife Also known as "The Green Grass Grew All Around," this popular song has been recorded by artists from Barney to Captain Kangaroo. Now "the prettiest tree that you ever ...


  • Adorable toddlers have fun with ballet Bea loves everything about ballet class, from putting on her leotard and ballet slippers to bowing good-bye at the end of class. Bright, cheerful illustrations show Bea and her class learning the basic positions...






  • Set in Africa, this beautiful rendition of the classic Christmas carol has a unique twist: colorful icons illustrate the various gifts repeated in each verse of this cumulative song, creating a rebus-style text that gives young children a fun way to ...


  • Carmelita loves to greet everyone in her colorful neighborhood. There are people from so many different cultures They all like to say hello too, so now Carmelita can say hello in Spanish, English, French, Japanese, and many other languages. And her d...


  • A gorgeous reimagining of the beloved Christmas poem, set in Africa Since Clement Clarke Moore penned this Christmas classic in 1825, it has been beloved by children around the world. Now, Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora sets the poem in Africa...



  • Set in the wilds of Africa, Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora's stunning interpretation of the beloved Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale portrays African animals and landscapes with beautiful detail. As the ugly duckling searches for a place whe...


  • Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora gives readers a stunning new interpretation of this classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale, setting the infamous witch's cottage deep in a lush African forest. Hansel and Gretel's plight feels all the more threatening...


  • Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora?s gorgeous collages breathe new life into this classic tale, capturing Rapunzel?s striking beauty and the lush African setting?a new home for this story?with wonderful details such as Rapunzel?s long dreadlocks a...



  • For any toddler who's caused a bit of trouble by mistake, this book has a surprise with each page turn. Revealing a day in the life of a rambunctious child in bold, bright pastels, Rachel Isadora uses just one word to set the scene. Whether it's bre...


  • Caldecott Honor?winning artist Rachel Isadora brings another fabulous fairy tale to brilliant life with her stunning collages. The Brothers Grimm story of the kind fisherman who catches an enchanted fish, and his greedy wife who always wants more, is...


  • A magic cloak. A hidden passage. A secret underground world beyond imagining. Night after night, the princesses mysteriously wear out their shoes. But how are they doing it? The baffled king promises a great reward to any man who can solve the myster...


  • When a prince sets out to find a princess to marry, he soon discovers this is not a simple task. There is no shortage of so-called princesses, but how can he tell whether or not they are what they claim to be? Then one night, a great storm rages, the...


  • While Jomar and his brother, Franklin, are on their stoop waiting for Grandpa, friends and neighbors come by--whizzing on skates, showing off their new treads, or bouncing a ball. Whether it's Whassup? or Yo!, Jo's got a greeting for everyone--until ...


  • Wanting to figure out all the pieces to the puzzle of his family tree, young Ollie sits down with his Grandpa Max one afternoon to find out all he can about all the members of his extended, colorful, and diverse family--and learning so much more than...


  • Upset over the way he played stickball with the neighborhood kids on Bedford Avenue, young Luke is about ready to give up his dreams of playing for the majors until his grandfather takes him see his hero, Jackie Robinson, play at Ebbets Field and lea...


  • A Ballet Company dances ... across the pages of this sparkling picture book, inviting you behind the scenes and illuminating ballet terms from A to Z.A Ballet Company dances ... for the very youngest of dancers as well as for ballet fans of all ages....



  • Where does sea meet sky?Where does sound meet color?Where does song meet soul? Here is a place where children run, splash, and sing, on an island in the West Indies, in a world that is nothing short of magical. Rachel Isadora's glowing watercolors a...


  • A toddler plays a game of peekaboo, and you're invited to play too. First there's Mommy to find, with Daddy not far behind. Then Puppy comes peeking around the corner, and a favorite toy train brings the toddler to Grandma and Grandpa. Isadora's bril...


  • Pluck a fat bass, play me an ace. Trumpet a song, groove the night long. Saxophone jive, keep us alive! When a jazz trio begins playing under a streetlamp, everyone comes out to listen and dance. It's Harlem in the 1930s, and jazz has the power ...







  • Grab the best seats for a homerun combination of practical information and pure fun. The championship game is coming up soon, and Nick can't wait to pitch for his team, the Rockets. Come watch Nick practice with the team and learn about equipment, dr...



  • The author of Lili on Stage uses a story about a young girl who loves to ice skate to introduce the sport: the parts and care of skates, the techniques of different skating moves, and ice skating competitions....


  • Twilight in Johannesburg, South Africa, finds the bustle of the city beginning to subside. Work is over, and it is time for rest. But in Kruger National Park the setting sun beckons the animals and their young from the bush. On the darkened plain it ...


  • The first volume in a new series, this illustrated biography provides a look at the childhood of one of the world's greatest musical geniuses, recounting some of his earliest achievements and remarkable musical talents as a young boy....


  • When Lili takes her routine trip to the ballet theater to visit Grandpa Max, he is nowhere to be found, but as soon as she hears the lovely notes of the French horn, she knows the music will lead her straight to him....


  • Former professional dancer and Caldecott Honor recipient Rachel Isadora shows readers how dreams and determination can play a leading role in becoming a ballet dancer.Lili loves to dance. She gets dressed in her leotard, tights, and ballet slippers a...



  • The story of the Firebird--inspired by Balanchine's version of the classic ballet--follows Prince Ivan as he discovers the Firebird in an enchanted forest and, with the help of the magical half-bird, half-woman, rescues ten princesses from an evil so...


  • The children of a South African village eagerly gather at the crossroads to welcome their fathers, who have been away for months working in the mines. The children wait, but the men don't come. So the children keep waiting. And waiting. They wait all...


  • Look into the very core of the Big Apple. What do you see? Skyscrapers and subways, park benches and beach chairs, and adults and children--playing, laughing, working, and living together in the city....


  • Zolani and his mother are going to visit Grandma Zindzi. Zolani loads a wet sack of mussels, a present for his grandmother, on a sturdy young goat. His mother settles little Noma comfortably on her own back and balances a box of dried fish and a bask...







  • ALA Notable Children's Book International Reading Association Classroom Choice A Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies Max is a crack baseball player. Saturday mornings he walks with his sister, Lisa, to her dancing school on h...


  • The story of Ben is fiction, but it could be the story of more than one jazz musician who grew up in the twenties. Using the art-deco style of the period, Rachel Isadora not only captures the poignancy and yearning of a youthful talent, but in page a...