Tove Jansson's Moomintroll

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

Tove Jansson

'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.

Artwork by 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.

Tove Jansson

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

The Dangerous Journey  Tove Jansson

The Dangerous Journey Tove Jansson ~ originally published 1977 as Den farliga resan reissued in the UK by Sort of Books, 2010

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