Finnish author, illustrator, and comic-strip author Tove Jansson is best known for her Moomin series of books for children and comic strips, which feature sweet, nature and adventure loving, whimsically illustrated creatures populating their own Moomin-world. She also wrote several books for adults, including The Summer Book, about a six-year-old girl living with her grandmother on a tiny island in the gulf of Finland.

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Finnish author, illustrator, and comic-strip author Tove Jansson

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Tove Jansson priming canvases in her studio. Late – early Photo: Per Olov Jansson

Tove Jansson swimming by her house in the Finnish archipelago.

Tove Jansson swimming by her house in the Finnish archipelago - what I want out of life, basically

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Tove Jansson

Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author Tove Jansson

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