Tove Jansson. The creator of Moomin characters. Helsinki.  Even though she was a swede/finn I think Moomi's are one of the best finnish things ever. Design, caracter, story, moral and emotional appeal wise.

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.

As long as you have a bit of nature, you should never be bored.

As long as you have a bit of nature, you should never be bored.

Moomin by Tove Jansson. “Lie on the bridge and watch the water flowing past. Or run, or wade through the swamp in your red boots. Or roll yourself up and listen to the rain falling on the roof. It’s very easy to enjoy yourself.

Found on Flickr. Illustration from  "The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My " by Tove Jansson

♣~~~~ picture of Moomin Mummy ~~ from "the Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My " 1952 ~~~ by Tove Jansson

One must strike a balance between freedom and duty.

One must strike a balance between freedom and duty.

Moomin

Tove Jansson - moomin monorex print 1 VIA Le Cornacchie della Moda

Moomin

Sniff, Moomin and Snufkin found the magic hat. The moomin books are the best

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