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.
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