Jansson, Tove (Finland, Impressionism, 1914-2001)

Tove Marika Jansson was a Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. For her contribution as a children's writer she received the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1966. Wikipedia Born: August 9, 1914, Helsinki, Finland Died: June 27, 2001, Helsinki, Finland Period: Impressionism Partner: Tuulikki Pietilä Movies and TV shows: Moomin, Moomins on the Riviera, The Moomins, Moomins and the Comet Chase, Haru, Island of the Solitary, Comet in Moominland, Mumintrollet Parents: Viktor Jansson, Signe Hammarsten-Jansson
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Tove Jansson -"Moominland Midwinter," - illustrated by Tove Jansson

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

Tove Jansson -"Comet in Moominland"

Tove Jansson - Comet in Moominland Finland

Tove Jansson '"The Exploits of Moominpappa."

Simply including 'exploits' in the title of a children's book earns my undying admiration, but Tove Jansson somehow managed to combine Scandinavian homely charm with existential terror.

Tove Jansson - Illustration from a 1966 Swedish edition of Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland."

:: Sweet Illustrated Storytime :: Illustration by Tove Jansson :: Alice in Wonderland, 1966

Tove Jansson -"The Dangerous Journey"

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

Tove Jansson -"Finn Family Moomintroll."

Moomin by Tove Jansson finn family moomintroll crown, drawing, flowers

Tove Jansson -Illustration from "Moominpappa at Sea."

Tove Jansson - Moominpappa at Sea postcard via Kiosk Mamymuminka (Moomin PL)

Tove Jansson -The Groke, from 'Moomin Winter Horror'

One of Tove Jansson's own original illustrations of her "Groke" character in the Moomintroll books.

Tove Jansson -"Illustration from the book “Who Will Comfort Toffle”.

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Tove Jansson -"Finn Family Moomintroll."

Finn Family Moomintroll - moomins - Books What a Lovely Shop

Tove Jansson -"Comet in Moominland,' 'The Moomins' series, book 2

Comet in Moominland is the second Moomin book. One of the most gorgeous covers I've ever seen.

The Moomins and the Great Flood is the firts book about the Moomins, originally published in 1945. It is the story about Moominmamma and Moomintroll's search för the missing Moominpappa and how they found their way to the Moominvalley. The beginning of all the Moomin adventures!

The Moomins and the Great Flood

The Moomins and the Great Flood is the firts book about the Moomins, originally published in It is the story about Moominmamma and Moomintroll's search fö

Tove Jansson -"Moominsummer Madness."

"Moominsummer Madness" by Tove Jansson Meet the Moomin family and friends as they escape a flood, have and adventure in a floating theater & more.

Tove Jansson -"Adventures in Moominland"  A new exhibition at London’s Southbank Centre, “Adventures in Moominland,” celebrates the author, artist and illustrator Tove Jansson’s Moomin series of children’s books. Here, some of Jansson’s characters.

Tove Jansson -"Adventures in Moominland" A new exhibition at London’s Southbank Centre, “Adventures in Moominland,” celebrates the author, artist and illustrator Tove Jansson’s Moomin series of children’s books. Here, some of Jansson’s characters.

Tove Jansson -"Spring Forest"

Tove Jansson -"Spring Forest"

Tuve Jansson - "Alice in Wonderland"

Tove Jansson's Alice in Wonderland Illustrator/Author of the Moomin books

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