Tove Jansson

'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.

Tove Jansson

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

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Tove Marika Jansson (favourite illustration from my favourite Moomin book, 'Moominland Midwinter.

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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 ◉◡◉

Tove Jansson

Who Will Comfort Toffle? Tove Jansson ~ translated by Kingsley Hart not sure of the original publisher but mine is Schildts, 1960 set for reprint in November 2010 by Drawn and Quarterly Original title: Vem ska trösta knyttet?

'Who Will Comfort Toffle?' by Tove Jansson ), published by Schildts, 1960

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

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One of my favourite parts in Moominland Midwinter. Why do we never have huge bonfires by moonlight in the snow?

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Tofslan, Vifslan,(right) and Moomin(left) staring at the glowing ruby in Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson

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