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Author Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomin series. Also wrote a couple of books of amazing short stories.

"Mari was hardly listening. A daring thought was taking shape in her mind. She began to anticipate a solitude of her own, peaceful and full of possibility." Quote from "Fair Play" by Tove Jansson. Published in the UK by Sort of Books

"Mari was hardly listening. A daring thought was taking shape in her mind. She began to anticipate a solitude of her own, peaceful and full of possibility." Quote from "Fair Play" by Tove Jansson. Published in the UK by Sort of Books

Tove 1975

Tove 1975

Tuulikki Pietilä

Tuulikki Pietilä

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor brev från tove jansson

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor brev från tove jansson

Finland-Swedish artist and author Tove Jansson created the beloved Moomintrolls, a couple of whom are shown here in statue versions.

Originally published in Jansson's first collection of short stories includes glimpses into the lives of an embroiderer, a signwriter and an illustrator, writes Jane Housham

Tove 9-vuotiaana - Tove Janssonin lapsuuskoti (1914-1933) oli kuvanveistäjä-isä Viktor Janssonin ja ruotsal.syntyisen piirtäjä-äiti Signe Hammarsten-Janssonin ateljeekoti Luotsikatu 4, Katajanokka.Talossa asui paljon taiteilijoita.Janssonien hallussa oli ylimm.kerroksen ateljeehuoneisto,jonka edell.asukas oli ollut taidemaalari Hugo Simberg.Tove vietti pitkiä aikoja lapsuudessaan myös Ruotsissa äidinpuol.sukulaistensa luona.

Author, artist, cartoonist and honorary professor of philosophy, Tove Jansson as a little girl.

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