A 2016 Caldecott Honor Book and Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Award Winner
Hailing from the Treme neighborhood in New Orleans, Troy Trombone Shorty Andrews got his nickname by wielding a trombone twice as long as he was high. A prodigy, he was leading his own band by age six, and today this Grammy-nominated artist headlines the legendary New Orleans Jazz Fest.
Along with esteemed illustrator Bryan Collier, Andrews has created a lively picture book autobiography about how he followed his dream of becoming a musician, despite the odds, until he reached international stardom. Trombone Shorty is a celebration of the rich cultural history of New Orleans and the power of music.
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Trombone Shorty is 40 pages long.
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Trombone Shorty won the following awards:
in 2015 Trombone Shorty won the Parents Choice Awards (Spring) (2008-Up) in category .
in 2016 Trombone Shorty won the Coretta Scott King Award in category .
in 2016 Trombone Shorty won the Orbis Pictus Award in category .
in 2016 Trombone Shorty won the Caldecott Medal in category .
in 2017 Trombone Shorty won the Georgia Children's Book Award in category .
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