Muumit (Moomins) by Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson

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

Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson’s first ever Moomin book ‘The Moomins and the Great Flood’. Tove Jansson began writing the book in War had broken out, and the 25 year old Finnish writer was thinking about a different world, one not shot through with fear and hatred.

One needs friends, not things, to have a home. | 50 Lessons That Moomins Can Teach You About Life

Tove Jansson “But that’s how it is when you start wanting to have things. Then my hands are always free, because I don’t have to carry a suitcase.

Sometimes someone needs silence and solitude, and it doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong . | 50 Lessons That Moomins Can Teach You About Life

<b>"I only want to live in peace and plant potatoes and dream!"</b> The magical Moominvalley of Tove Jansson& imagination contains all you need to know for life.

Tove Jansson’s Rare Vintage Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland | Brain Pickings

Tove Jansson’s Rare Vintage Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland

Tove Jansson’s Rare Vintage Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland

Tove Jansson’s Rare Vintage Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland

The Moominhouse in Naantali, Finland

Moomin House, Naantali, Finland photo via iden I didn't think a blue house could be so gorgeous and inviting in the winter.

Tove Jansson - Illustrations for "Alice in Wonderland" 20

The Hobbit and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland illustrated by Tove Jansson - Moomin

Tove Jansson

The Fir Tree, from Tales from Moominvalley - Tove Jansson , 1962 Finnish , Illustration

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Too-ticky’s Guide to Life: Wisdom on Uncertainty, Presence, and Self-Reliance from Beloved Children’s Book Author Tove Jansson – Brain Pickings

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