Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson August 1914 – 27 June was a Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. Jansson is best known as the author of the Moomin books for children.

from "who will comfort toffle?" by tove jansson, 1960

Who Will Comfort Toffle? Tove Jansson ~ translated by Kingsley Hart not sure of the original publisher but mine is Schildts, 1960 set fo.

Tove Jansson

finland // the summer book tove jansson swimming near her finnish island.

An artist's Studio

Somewhere with a lot of natural light.Love this art studio. I dream of painting in a high-ceilinged big-windowed space like this. Oh swoon!

Hobbit cover by Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins

The Middle Earth Illustrators J.R.R. Tolkien Loved—and the Ones He Abhorred

The Finnish edition of J. Tolkien's book The Hobbit (Lohikäärmevuori) Cover design by 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.

Tove Jansson

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

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