Tove Jansson's 100th Anniversary and Moomin Exhibition at the Arabia Gallery in Helsinki - Skimbaco Lifestyle | online magazine
We recently visited the Arabia Factory in Finland. Arabia has been manufacturing Moomin mugs for decades, and held a Moomin Exhibition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tove Jansson, one of the most beloved and well-known authors and illustrators of Finland. The exhibition was part of the “Tove 100” portraying Tove Jansson’s […]
Paddington Bear by Fred Banbery. In 1958 Michael Bond wrote the first in a series of books for younger readers. Since these were picture books, requiring a much more detailed illustrative style than the novels, a different artist was used. Fred Banbery illustrated a total of six Paddington picture books although his artwork has never appeared on any of the merchandising products.