"It was an early, very warm morning in July, and it had rained during the night. The bare granite steamed, the moss and crevices were drenched with moisture, and the colours everywhere had deepened." Quote from "The Summer Book," published in the UK by Sort of Books (www.sortof.co.uk/books/the-summer-book/), and in the US by NYRB Classics (www.nybooks.com/books/imprints/classics/the-summer-book)
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.
This photo, taken by Tove Jansson's brother Lars, appears in a new paperback edition of her childhood memoir "Sculptor's Daughter," published by William Morrow (www.harpercollins.com/books/Sculptors-Daughter-Tove-Jansson/?isbn=9780062334626).
From www.facebook.com/Moomin: "Photographer Kari Kuukka has made panoramas of Klovharun and Tove Jansson's cottage on the island. It's almost like you're there!" Watch the panoramas: www.karikuukka.com/princesssophiediaries/panoramat2008/index9tove.html