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As part of a B-Corporation commitment to social engagement and responsibility, The Gladstone Hotel works with community partners and artists on a host of cultural events, from Pride parties to trivia nights. If you have a proposal for a cultural-events partnership, please out our partnership request form.
Books about Toronto are hot, whether they are telling the story of newcomers building the Bloor Street Viaduct, coming of age in Scarborough, the escape of fifteen dogs, the idiosyncrasies of growing up in 1950s Don Mills or resistance among 20-something young people of colour in the early 2000s.
Stories about the mythical creatures living in our midst have however, been in short supply, until now. Enter writer Beryl Tsang and illustrator Meredith Volting’s The Adventures of Ludwig and Imogen about a happy if imaginary hippogriff and his hapless but very real human.
Join them as they explore the urban realities of getting to Mythical Creatures Day Care and Work on time, jumping puddles and riding the TTC.
Kids (aged 3-6) will love Volting’s bold watercolours of Ludwig and his equally imaginary friends Georges I, II & III, Selkie, Raffi, Lucy, and Batley while their harried parents will relate to Imgoen’s never ending stream of social media posts, texts and emails about the hazards of having a pet hippogriff (imaginary or otherwise)
You are welcome to join Tsang and Volting for the launch and reading of their book, on Sunday December 16th from 12:00 to 2:00pm at the Gladstone Hotel (1214 Queens Street West) 2nd Floor Studio 204. Books will available for sale.