As long as you have a bit of nature, you should never be bored.  “Lie on the bridge and watch the water flowing past. Or run, or wade through the swamp in your red boots. Or roll yourself up and listen to the rain falling on the roof. It’s very easy to enjoy yourself.”

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Moomin by Tove Jansson. “Lie on the bridge and watch the water flowing past. Or run, or wade through the swamp in your red boots. Or roll yourself up and listen to the rain falling on the roof. It’s very easy to enjoy yourself.

Tove Jansson -- Finnish painter / designer / illustrator

Tove Jansson -- Finnish painter / designer / illustrator / author - fantastic photograph of her!

Tove Jansson

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

Taidekaaren Muumi-tehtäviä http://www.tampere.fi/taidekaari/arkisto.html

Moominsummer Madness by Tove Jansson. ◉◉ Writer and artist Tove Jansson come from Finland ◉◡◉ - Finland is country between Sweden and Russia ◉◡◉ ◉◡◉ ◉◡◉ in finnish this pictures characters are: Hemuli and many Hattivattis ◉◡◉

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

Tove Jansson is one of my favourite children's authors but she also wrote books for adults and was a painter.

Young Tove Jansson painting in her studio. Finnish author and artist, creator of The Moomins.

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