Tove Jansson

stressful day then sit down , calm down and have a nice cup of moomin tea Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins but also an amazing painter. Just saw her centenary exhibition at the Ateneum Museum in Helsinki today, and I'm blown away.

Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins but also an amazing painter. Just saw her centenary exhibition at the Ateneum Museum in Helsinki today, and I'm blown away.

"Toffle" from "Who Will Comfort Toffle?" by Tove Jansson, 1960. The story of lonely Toffle who leaves his home to look for friends, eventually finding the Miffle and rescuing her from The Groke.

"Toffle" from "Who Will Comfort Toffle?" by Tove Jansson, The story of lonely Toffle who leaves his home to look for friends, eventually finding the Miffle and rescuing her from The Groke.

ToveJansson_AuroranSairaala. During  the years 1955-1957 Tove Jansson painted murals featuring Moomins for the staircase of the Aurora Children’s Hospital in Helsinki, Finland. Moomin paintings delighted over one million children and their families in Aurora while the outpatient clinic was in use.Aurora’s children’s units were relocated to Helsinki University Central Hospital in 1997 and in 1998 Kari Petäjä and Maija Poskiparta made a copy of the mural for the staircase of the Children’s…

murals at the Aurora Children's Hospital

During the years Tove Jansson painted murals featuring Moomins for the staircase of the Aurora Children’s Hospital in Helsinki, Finland.

Tove Jansson's  The Summer Book

"The Cat" by Tove Jansson, from The Summer Book nyrbclassics: “ (Pssst. Our Tove Jansson collection is currently available at off the retail price.) IT WAS a tiny kitten when it came and could.

Mymble from "Moominvalley in November" by Tove Jansson, 1970. Mymble is endowed with superhuman levels of self assurance, ‘It’s nice being a Mymble. I feel splendid from top to toe.’

Mymble from "Moominvalley in November" by Tove Jansson, Mymble is endowed with superhuman levels of self assurance, ‘It’s nice being a Mymble. I feel splendid from top to toe.

Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson's illustrations to J. Tolkien: Bilbo – en hobbits äventyr, Rabén & Sjögren, p. 85 - Bilbo and Gollum (clearly, no one told Tove that Gollum was of possibly hobbit stock himself)

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