Muumit (Moomins) by Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson

illustration by Tove Jansson, Finnish author of the wonderful Moomin books I grew up with

Tove Jansson

'Who Will Comfort Toffle?' by Tove Jansson (translated by Kingsley Hart), published by Schildts, 1960

Finnish Christmas postcard.  Tove Jansson.

Finnish Christmas postcard illustration by Tove Jansson featuring Finnish soldiers in a wintery pine forest. Date of issue unknown

Moomins by Tove Jansson

I agree with this description. Forget the spooky stop motion cartoon. It's all about the eight original books and Tove Jansson's pen and ink drawings. I would choose these as my luxury on desert island discs.

Moomin comic strip books by the eternally fabulous Tove Jansson: Moomin's Winter Follies

Moomin comic strip books by the eternally fabulous Tove Jansson: Moomin's Winter Follies

Tove Jansson -- some unlucky trolls

Tove Jansson's illustrations to J. Tolkien: Bilbo – en hobbits äventyr, Rabén & Sjögren, p. 48 - The petrified trolls


Moomin Valley, Tove Jansson, Troll

Illustration by Tove Jansson from her short story, "The Fillyjonk Who Believed in Disasters" (1963) via thisbeautifulhunger (blogspot)

Fillyjonk who believed in disasters ("Tales from Moominvalley") Tove Jansson