Tove Jansson -- Finnish painter / designer / illustrator - fantastic photograph of her!

Tove Jansson -- Finnish painter / designer / illustrator / author - fantastic photograph of her!

Moomin House 1976-1979. Built by Pentti Eskola, Tuulikki Pietilä and Tove Jansson. Moomin Museum in Tampere, Finland

There's a Moomin Museum? Moomin House Built by Pentti Eskola, Tuulikki Pietilä and Tove Jansson. Moomin Museum in Tampere, Finland

Too-Ticky (Tuulikki Pietilä) and Tove Jansson with their Moomin House model.

Too-Ticky (Tuulikki Pietilä) and Tove Jansson with their Moomin house model.

Finnish author, illustrator, and comic-strip author Tove Jansson is best known for her Moomin series of books for children and comic strips, which feature sweet, nature and adventure loving, whimsically illustrated creatures populating their own Moomin-world. She also wrote several books for adults, including The Summer Book, about a six-year-old girl living with her grandmother on a tiny island in the gulf of Finland.

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Finnish author, illustrator, and comic-strip author Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson is one of my favourite children's authors but she also wrote books for adults and was a painter.

Young Tove Jansson painting in her studio. Finnish author and artist, creator of The Moomins.

Moomin Quilt

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Tove Jansson - the author of the Moomin books for children (Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author.)

Tove Jansson - the author of the Moomin books for children (Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author.

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