Loved the Moomins books by Tove Jansson as a child, still think the illustrations are full of character and have a slightly dark, mysterious feel.
Love the way Moomin is illuminated by the storm lantern in this night time scene.
'Who Will Comfort Toffle?' by Tove Jansson (translated by Kingsley Hart), published by Schildts, 1960
:: Sweet Illustrated Storytime :: Illustration by Tove Jansson
Although I haven't read Moomin like Matt & Caden, they've informed me it's the boy equivalent of fairies
backstreetsbackalright: The Mymble’s Daughter, from a 1956 Moomin comic strip by Tove Jansson, recently collected and colorized in Drawn & Quarterly’s Moomin Builds a House.
Loved Tove Jansson's Moomintroll books back in the 60's, after a wonderful visit to Scandinavia.
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Moomins by Tove Jansson Comfy, bohemian style
Charming Moomin Easter paintings by Tove Jansson