MOOMINS & with novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author Tove Marika Jansson (1914-2001)

Another who is primarily known for her literature, Tove Janssen also created great drawings of her Moomin characters that illustrated her books. She also wrote really fascinating adult memoirs.

Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson (b. 9 August was a Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author.

Moomin

The adventurous Moominpappa, with his top hat and seafaring nature, was based on Jansson’s storm-chasing father.

“It’s strange,” Moominmamma thought. “Strange that people can be sad, and even angry because life is too easy. But that’s the way it is, I suppose. The only thing to do is to start life afresh.”

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.

Wisdom on Uncertainty, Presence, and Self-Reliance from Beloved Children’s Book Author Tove Jansson

Too-ticky’s Guide to Life: Wisdom on Uncertainty, Presence, and Self-Reliance from Beloved Children’s Book Author Tove Jansson

Author, artist, cartoonist and honorary professor of philosophy, Tove Jansson as a little girl.

Author, artist, cartoonist and honorary professor of philosophy, Tove Jansson as a little girl.

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