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.

The Hunting of the Snark

Tove Jansson, The Hunting of the Snark As a kid, I was simultaneously fascinated and scared by the moomins.

'Who Will Comfort Toffle?' by Tove Jansson (translated by Kingsley Hart), published by Schildts, 1960

'Who Will Comfort Toffle?' by Tove Jansson, 1960 Tove Jansson has been one of my favorite illustrators since I was a little girl. The way she can tell a story wit the colors and shapes sends me straight back to my childhood.

All the paintings by Tove Jansson that I could get my hands on.

Tove Jansson - "Life is short, the world is enormous" - Moominpappa

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.

Muumit (Moomins) by Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson

illustration by Tove Jansson, Finnish author of the wonderful Moomin books I grew up with

Moominland Midwinter - written & illustrated by Tove Jansson (1972 edition). Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook

Moominland Midwinter - written & illustrated by Tove Jansson edition). A favourite moomin book!

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