Tove Jansson's illustrations for the finnish edition of The Hunting of the Snark.

Tove Jansson, The Hunting of the Snark As a kid, I was simultaneously fascinated and scared by the moomins.

The Hunting of the Snark. by Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson, The Hunting of the Snark As a kid, I was simultaneously fascinated and scared by the moomins.

Artwork by Tove Jansson, original moomins

Tove Jansson’s first ever Moomin book ‘The Moomins and the Great Flood’. Tove Jansson began writing the book in War had broken out, and the 25 year old Finnish writer was thinking about a different world, one not shot through with fear and hatred.

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Snufkin and little My - brother and sister - Moomin Valley - Tove Jansson, Finland

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