Tove Jansson's The Summer Book

K is for the island of Klovharu. Tove Jansson would have been 100 this week, an event that provoked a huge outpouring of affection. Much of this has to do, of course, with her timeless Moomin stor…

Moomin by Tove Jansson

very much like my house on a monday morning Moomintroll tries to wake up Moominmamma

A Hazy Shade of Winter

Snufkin, from Moomins, by Tove Jansson.” said Snufkin, pushing back his hat. “And now we’ll pull down every single notice, and every single leaf of grass shall be allowed to grow as it likes.


"Somewhere under his hat the tune began to move, one part expectation, and two parts spring sadness, and for the rest just a colossal delight at being alone." Tove Jansson, Tales from Moominvalley.

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aplaceforustodream: Creator of ‘The Moomins’ Tove Jansson’s summer house on Klovharu Island, Finland.