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Finn Family Moomintroll

by Tove Jansson

Part of the Moomins Fiction Series

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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.

Katy Guest, literary editor for The Independent on Sunday on the Moomin books: "A fantasy series for small children that introduces bigger ones to ideas of adventure, dealing with fear, understanding character and tolerating difference."

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Finn Family Moomintroll Synopsis

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.

Finn Family Moomintroll Press Reviews

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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ISBN: 9780140301502
Publication date: 30/08/1973
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780140301502
Publication date: 30th August 1973
Author: Tove Jansson
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Children's Fiction,
Collections: 100+ Children’s Books to Read as an Adult - Grown-up But Never Outgrown.,
Categories: Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage), Fantasy & magical realism (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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