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.

The wonderful nighttime world of Tove Janssons Moomins...  See more here: http://www.justfollowthewhiterabbit.com

Moomintroll running through the dark forest, by Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson

Mumin 01 från Mumin

Moomin Poster 24 x 30 cm from Moomintroll and the Comet Diving Moomintroll

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

Tove Jansson Sort of Books London 2006 I'm reading this wonderful selection of stories for the second time - because it's so very hot h.


One of Tove Jansson's own original illustrations of her "Groke" character in the Moomintroll books.

t & katt

Tove Jansson and her cat Psipsina. Psipsina lived to be 16 years old.