Finn Family Moomintroll
By (author) Tove Jansson
Illustrated by Tove Jansson
Translated by Elizabeth Portch
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Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson
Book DescriptionFinn Family Moomintroll is the second book in the cult classic Moomin series by Tove Jansson. A must-read for adults and children alike. Poor little chap! He had been turned into a very strange animal indeed ...Although they're small, fat and shy creatures, Moomins have the most amazing adventures. It all begins when Moominpappa tries on a magic hat that makes exciting and funny things happen ...'They seem to grow in wisdom and delight every time I read them' - Philip Pullman 'A beautifully strange world, excquisitely illustrated' - Lauren Child Tove Jansson was born in Finland in 1914. She began her career as a cartoonist and went on to write and illustrate many books for adults and children. She drew her first Moomin in the 1930s, just for fun, and in 1945 he became a character in a children's story. Tove became world-famous for her Moomin books, which began with Comet in Moominland in 1946, closely followed by Finn Family Moomintroll. Tove Jansson received many prestigious awards during her lifetime, including the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal. She died in 2001, aged 87.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140301502
(201mm x 133mm x 11mm)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Aug-1973
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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UK Kirkus Review » The Moomin books - and you should begin with this one - are like a dream of golden summers, dark winters and the poignant transitions between them; of fantastic characters who come and go; of high spirits, family love, enduring friendship; but also of wistfulness, depression, loss and mortality. They are children's books but nobody loves them more than adults. Review by Nicci French, whose books include 'Killing Me Softly' (Kirkus UK)
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Author Biography - Tove Jansson
Tove Jansson was born in Helsingfors, Finland, in 1914. Her mother was a caricaturist who designed 165 of Finland's stamps and her father was a sculptor. She studied painting in Finland, Sweden and France, and subsequently became a book illustrator. Her extraordinary illustrative style is seen as a design classic the world over. Originally written in Swedish, the Moomintroll books have been translated into over 40 languages and adapted for television, film, radio and opera. Tove Jansson lived alone on a small island in the gulf of Finland, where most of her books were written. She died in 2001.
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