Moomin and Family Life

Author(s): Tove Jansson

5-8 yrs

After losing both his fortune and his girlfriend, Moomin has hit rock bottom. Luckily, in his darkest moment, he stumbles across the beloved family he lost as a child Moominmamma and Moominpappa and together, the Moomins embark on their first adventure. Moominmam- ma struggles to balance her husband s desire for danger with her own homebody sensibilities, while Moomin fears his new parents will even- tually tire of him. A poignant story of love and reunion unwinds in this classic Moomin caper from Tove Jansson.


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"[Jansson s] work soars with lightness and speed, and her drawings only echo her writing: delicate but precise, observant yet suggestive " -"Los Angeles Times Book Review""A lost treasure now rediscovered, one of the sweetest, strangest comics strips ever drawn or written. A surrealist masterpiece. Honest." -Neil Gaiman"

Tove Jansson (1914 2001) was a legendary Finnish children s book author, artist, and creator of the Moomins, who came to life in children's books, comic strips, theater, opera, film, radio, theme parks, and TV.

General Fields

  • : 9781770462526
  • : Drawn and Quarterly
  • : Drawn and Quarterly
  • : October 2016
  • : 152mm X 216mm
  • : Canada
  • : November 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tove Jansson
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 741.5
  • : 40
  • : Colour illustrations throughout