A Paperback edition by Tove Jansson in English (Aug 31, 2010)
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The 65th anniversary of the beloved Moomintrolls series is being celebrated through a beautiful redesign of these timeless tales for a new generation of young readers who have... Read more
The 65th anniversary of the beloved Moomintrolls series is being celebrated through a beautiful redesign of these timeless tales for a new generation of young readers who have never met the Moomins, a family of round, furry Scandinavian trolls that resemble hippos and whose stories have been translated into many languages.
Moominland Midwinter Paperback edition by Tove Jansson
Tove Jansson (1914?2001) was born in Helsinki and spent much of her life in Finland. She is the author of the Moomin books, including Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll. Born into an artistic family?her father was a sculptor and her mother was a graphic designer and illustrator?Jansson studied at the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm, the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, and L'École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In addition to her Moomin books, she also wrote several novels, drew comic strips and worked as a painter and illustrator. In 1966, she was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for her body of work. Jansson had a studio in Helsinki but spent most of her time at her home on a small island called Klovharu.
When the Moomin family members need a change of scenery, they decide to take up residence in a lighthouse. As they discover their new home, the family also discover surprising, and wonderfully funny, new things about themselves.
In a kingdom called the Dells, Fire is the last human-shaped monster, with unimaginable beauty and the ability to control the minds of those around her, but even with these gifts she cannot escape the strife that overcomes her world.
What could be more hilarious than one Wally McDoogle How about two? Or Six? Or a dozen?! Wally travels back from the future to warn himself of an upcoming accident. But it takes more than one visit to get the message across. Before he knew it, there are more Wally's running around than even Wally can handle. Catastrophes reach an all-time high as Wally tries to out think God and rewrite history.
THE TREEMAKERS TRILOGY IS NOW AVAILABLE AS A BOXSET!!With over 700 ages of heart-pumping action, spine-tingling plot twists, and all the feels, this unique and wildy imaginative dystopian trilogy grabs hold, hits hard, and stays with you long after the last page has been turned....
An elderly artist and her six-year-old grand-daughter are away on a summer together on a tiny island in the gulf of Finland. As the two learn to adjust to each other's fears, whims and yearnings, a fierce yet understated love emerges - one that encompasses not only the summer inhabitants but the very island itself.
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