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.

Muumit (Moomins) by Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson

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

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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 ◉◡◉

"Somewhere under his hat the tune began to move, one part expectation, and two parts spring sadness, and for the rest just a colossal delight at being alone." Quote from Tove Jansson's story 'The Spring Tune,' found in "Tales from Moominvalley."

"Somewhere under his hat the tune began to move, one part expectation, and two parts spring sadness, and for the rest just a colossal delight at being alone." Tove Jansson, Tales from Moominvalley.

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