Tove Jansson

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.

Moomins

♣~~~~ picture of Moomin Mummy ~~ from "the Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My " 1952 ~~~ by Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson's Hobbit cover

The Finnish edition of J. Tolkien's book The Hobbit (Lohikäärmevuori) Cover design by Tove Jansson.

Tove Jansson

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

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

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

Tove_Jansson

Another who is primarily known for her literature, Tove Janssen also created great drawings of her Moomin characters that illustrated her books. She also wrote really fascinating adult memoirs.

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