Tove Jansson's The Summer Book - a wonderful book that lingers long in your mind. A child and a grandmother.

Tove Jansson's The Summer Book - a wonderful book that lingers long in your…

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.

Moominvalley in November | tygertale

Tove Jansson’s own mother ‘Ham’ passed away in the year Tove finished writing ‘Moominvalley in November.’ It was a massive blow, as her biographer Boel Westin observes ‘Toft’s longing for Moomimamma became her own’.

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