Tove Jansson with her Moomin

Tove Jansson - Finnish children's author and illustrator (and creator of the Moomins)

Tove Jansson

† Tove Jansson (August 1914 - June Finnish writer, illustrator, painter, scenerist and children's book writer, she won the Hans Christian Andersen Award in

Finnish Post Office issues stamps in celebration of Tove Jansson’s 100th anniversary

To honour author and artist Tove Jansson's birth 100 years ago, The Finnish Post has launch on Jan 2014 two stamps designed by Klaus Welp. Here young Tove is in the her favourite archipelago. The campaign is called TOVE

Tuulikki Pietilä & Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson and Tuulikki Pietilä met each other during art studies and formed a bond that would last.

Island living, Tove by Per Olov Jansson,1930; image courtesy of the Finnish Institute in London

Tove Jansson on Klovharu island by Per Olov Jansson Finland

Image courtesy The Finnish Institute in London

London’s ICA to celebrate work of Moomins creator Tove Jansson, comics to feature - Tove Jansson: Paradise (Paratiisi), 1940

Tove Jansson: Paradise (Paratiisi), 1940

The privately owned oil painting Paradise (Paratiisi in Finnish) by Tove Jansson is made during the Winter War in

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