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Moominvalley in November

by Tove Jansson

Part of the Moomins Collectors' Editions Series

Moominvalley in November Synopsis

In her last, most profound and poignant Moomin story, Jansson explores themes of loss, legacy and hope. The Moomins have left their beloved Moominvalley but as winter draws near Snufkin, Mymble, Toft and others move into the Moominhouse to await the family's return. Could that gentle flicker of light on the horizon be their boat?

Moominvalley in November Press Reviews

The wisest and most moving book about mourning I've ever read. -- Frank Cottrell Boyce - Guardian

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ISBN: 9781908745712
Publication date: 25/10/2018
Publisher: Sort of Books
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781908745712
Publication date: 25th October 2018
Author: Tove Jansson
Publisher: Sort of Books
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 176 pages
Genres: Children's Fiction,
Collections: 100+ Children’s Books to Read as an Adult - Grown-up But Never Outgrown.,
Categories: Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage),

About Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson (1914 – 2001), was born in 1914 in Helingsfors, Finland. Her mother was a charicaturist and the designer of many of Finland’s stamps, and her father was a sculptor. Tove studied painting in Finland, Sweden and France and later worked as a book illustrator, a designer and strip cartoonist, as well as being involved in theatre décor and making frescoes in public places. She drew her first Moomin in the 1930s, just for fun, to tease her little brother by drawing the ugliest creature she could think of. Moomin developed a nicer snout and character and in 1939 ...

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