moominpappa

Like Moomin papa I think I have forgotten alot about the art of babysitting small children, or perhaps those hard fought for bedtime routines have just been hidden far in the back of my mind for only a therapist to see.

Tove Jansson

'Who Will Comfort Toffle?' by Tove Jansson (translated by Kingsley Hart), published by Schildts, 1960 Kuka lohduttaisi Nyytiä

Japanese Moomin card

The people who keep houses warm and bellies full should be celebrated as heroes. - 50 Lessons That Moomins Can Teach You About Life

Moomin, Book Illustration, Tove Jansson, Marimekko, Art Designs, Art Projects

Därute gick hemulerna med stora tunga steg långt borta hördes mårrans tjut på nattens mörka väg och dörrar stängdes överallt och alla lampor brann hos alla stackars skrämda kryp som tröstade varann. Men vem ska trösta knyttet med att säga ungefär: på natten blir det hemska mycket värre än det är.

Kuka lohduttaisi Nyytiä/ Illustration from "Who Will Comfort Toffle?" by Tove Jansson,

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