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.

Tove Jansson. Summer in Klovharu island, Finland. Lucky us, we have visited the island...

Tove Jansson: My magical Moomin Christmas

finland // the summer book tove jansson swimming near her finnish island.

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

The good folks at Drawn and Quarterly keep me apprised of such books as “Who Will Comfort Toffle?: A Tale of Moomin Valley,” a sixties-era Scandinavian children’s book by Tove Jansson about a shy little boy and his misadventures.

Astrid Lindgren & Tove Jansson

riftedal: “ “my two favourite heroines: astrid lindgren and tove jansson ” ”

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.


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