Tove Jansson (Yes, I KNOW they're Moomins, but they've always reminded me of hippos.)

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.

by Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson, The Hunting of the Snark As a kid, I was simultaneously fascinated and scared by the moomins.

Muumit (Moomins) by Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson

Moomintroll running through the dark forest, by Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson

Muumit (Moomins) by Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson

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

Moomin cookies - I HAVE to try and make some! SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO cute!!!!!!!!! :) This is a MUST!

These Moomin biscuits were commissioned by Kitka to celebrate the first birthday of their shop Mjolk. The biscuits were expertly iced by Lindsey Bakes whose other confectioneries you can see here.

Tove Jansson, the artist, with her Moomin characters, 1956

Tove Jansson: My magical Moomin Christmas

Novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author Tove Jansson with her Moomin characters,

So many hattifatteners!

Moominsummer Madness by Tove Jansson. ◉◉ Writer and artist Tove Jansson come from Finland ◉◡◉ - Finland is country between Sweden and Russia ◉◡◉ ◉◡◉ ◉◡◉ in finnish this pictures characters are: Hemuli and many Hattivattis ◉◡◉

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