littlechien via firefluff firefluff:  Artwork by Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson’s first ever Moomin book ‘The Moomins and the Great Flood’. Tove Jansson began writing the book in War had broken out, and the 25 year old Finnish writer was thinking about a different world, one not shot through with fear and hatred.

from "who will comfort toffle?" by tove jansson, 1960

Who Will Comfort Toffle? Tove Jansson ~ translated by Kingsley Hart not sure of the original publisher but mine is Schildts, 1960 set fo.

Christmas tree by Tove Jansson - one of my favorites

The Fir Tree, from Tales from Moominvalley - Tove Jansson , 1962 Finnish , Illustration

Tove jansson

All the world has died while I slept. This world belongs to somebody else whom I don't know. Perhaps to the Groke. It isn't made for Moomins." - "Moominland Midwinter" by Tove Jansson, 1957

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