Muumit (Moomins) by Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson

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

backstreetsbackalright: The Mymble’s Daughter, from a 1956 Moomin comic strip by Tove Jansson, recently collected and colorized in Drawn & Quarterly’s Moomin Builds a House.

backstreetsbackalright: The Mymble’s Daughter, from a 1956 Moomin comic strip by Tove Jansson, recently collected and colorized in Drawn & Quarterly’s Moomin Builds a House.

Moomintroll - Tove Jansson. Moomintroll series were my favourite childhood books. I hope to pass the love of these books on to my kids.

Moomintroll getting tea from the flooded moomin house. I always found this so sad, because the moomin house is so gorgeous.

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.

finland // the summer book tove jansson swimming near her finnish island.

Snorkmaiden

Snorkmaiden is Moomintroll’s friend and playmate. Snorkmaiden is happy and energetic, although her

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I could happily curl up asleep with all my sewing treasures but I think Little My has run off with Moomin mama's sewing basket!

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