littlechien via firefluff firefluff:  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.

Fillyjonk  - from the Moomin books by Tove Jansson

Fillyjonk - from the Moomin books by Tove Jansson ◉◡◉ in Finland, Tove Jansson's home country her name is "Vilijonkka" - as young woman this Fillyjonk are called as "Vilijaana" ◉◡◉

Tove Jansson on Bredskär in 1950 small

Tove Jansson on the island of Bredskär in 1950

allthingsmoomin: “ Tove Jansson on the island of Bredskär in Tove and Lars Jansson bought the island and built a house called Vindrosen (The Wind Rose) in The whole family moved in except for Tove’s brother Per Olov Jansson (who also took.

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.

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