Tove Jansson's illustrations for the finnish edition of The Hunting of the Snark.

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

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

'Who Will Comfort Toffle?' by Tove Jansson, 1960 Tove Jansson has been one of my favorite illustrators since I was a little girl. The way she can tell a story wit the colors and shapes sends me straight back to my childhood.

All the paintings by Tove Jansson that I could get my hands on.

Tove Jansson - "Life is short, the world is enormous" - Moominpappa

Artwork by Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson’s first ever Moomin book ‘The Moomins and the Great Flood’. Tove Jansson began writing the book in War had broken out, and the 25 year old Finnish writer was thinking about a different world, one not shot through with fear and hatred.

from "who will comfort toffle?" by tove jansson, 1960

Who Will Comfort Toffle? Tove Jansson ~ translated by Kingsley Hart not sure of the original publisher but mine is Schildts, 1960 set fo.

Little My

shouted Little My, and jumped on top of the pancake. -That's not the way to behave, said her sister. She lifted Little My aside, wiped the pancake clean and hid it under the tablecloth.