Welcome to the Tove Jansson Book Club!
Join the celebration of Tove Jansson's art and life through a whimsical community dedicated to her books. By curating photos of Jansson's life and landscape with corresponding quotes from her work, I would like to increase awareness of her books in the English-speaking world.
allthingsmoomin: “ Tove Jansson on the island of Bredskär in Tove and Lars Jansson bought the island and built a house called Vindrosen (The Wind Rose) in The whole family moved in except for Tove’s brother Per Olov Jansson (who also took.
“There are those who stay at home and those who go away, and it has always been so. Everyone can choose for himself, but he must choose while there is still time and never change his mind.” ― Tove Jansson, Moominvalley in November
"So she began to paint flowers all over the wall. They were large, substantial flowers because the brushes were large, and the dye soaked right into the plaster and looked intense and transparent." Quote from "Moominpappa at Sea" by Tove Jansson
"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