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 and Island Living 1930s, by Per Olov Jansson

"Island living, Tove" by Per Olov (Courtesy the Finnish Institute in London), included in the exhibition "Tove Jansson: Tales From the Archipelago," London's ICA (Summer

Tove Jansson

Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author Tove Jansson

phoebe-bird:  moornin:  moomin blog ♡  Tove Jansson, Moominsummer Madness

Moomintroll getting tea from the flooded moomin house. I always found this so sad, because the moomin house is so gorgeous.

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