Renée Felice Smith & Chris Gabriel

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Join us for an unforgettable virtual storytime with acclaimed actress, producer, director and writer Renée Felice Smith and TV and theatre composer Chris Gabriel. Renée and Chris will read charming their new picture book HUGO AND THE IMPOSSIBLE THING, about a brave dog who learns what may seem impossible might just be possible after all. Renée and Chris met in sixth grade and are still happily together. They wrote and directed their first feature film, THE RELATIONTRIP, which is now available on Hulu and won numerous awards. After the reading, Renée and Chris will answer audience questions. Save your spot in the free event below. 

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Hugo has one goal - to conquer the Impossible Thing.

At the edge of the forest stood the Impossible Thing. All the animals in the forest often wondered what was beyond the Impossible Thing, but since everyone said getting through it would be impossible, no animal ever tried.
Until a brave little dog named Hugo decides he just might be up to the challenge. With determination and some unexpected help from his friends, Hugo learns that what may seem impossible might just be possible after all.

Renée Felice Smith and Chris Gabriel are creative partners who met in the sixth grade and still really, really like each other. Together, they wrote and directed their first feature film, The Relationtrip. They are currently in development with various television projects. Smith plays Nell Jones on CBS’s NCIS: LOS ANGELES. Gabriel is a composer for film, television and theatre. Hugo and The Impossible Thing is their first picture book. For more info, visit

Event date: 
Saturday, May 29, 2021 - 1:00pm
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Hugo and the Impossible Thing Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593204634
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flamingo Books - March 30th, 2021

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