Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson August 1914 – 27 June was a Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. Jansson is best known as the author of the Moomin books for children.

Tove Jansson

illustration by Tove Jansson, Finnish author of the wonderful Moomin books I grew up with

Tove Jansson

24 Things You May Not Know About The Moomins

Moomin Valley was inspired by the area around Jansson’s family summer house in northern Finland.

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