Tove Jansson Why? Because she wrote the wonderful, marvellous, philosophical Moomin books. She also seems to have had life one could fantasise about, living on a small island. Her art is beautiful. A great writer and artist.
Tove Jansson: My magical Moomin Christmas
Tove Jansson, the artist, with her Moomin characters, 1956
Moomin, Snufkin, some hattifatteners, a fillyjonk and Little My at Tove's house