Moomin's Little Buggy Book by Tove Jansson

Moomin's Little Buggy Book

Written by Tove Jansson
Part of the Moomin Series

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Classic Moomin characters enjoy a happy day out culminating with a lovely picnic in this charming board book version which can be taken everywhere attached to a buggy with a sturdy, bright red strap.


Moomin's Little Buggy Book by Tove Jansson

Attach Moomin's little buggy book to your buggy, cot or high chair and take the Moomins everywhere with you! Its tough board pages and detachable strap and clip make this little board book just right for little ones on the go. This is the latest addition to the stunning new range of preschool titles about the Moomin family and their friends.

About the Author

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 he became a character in a children’s story. The Finn Family Moomingtroll has been a hugely successful book, translated into many languages – many other Moomin stories followed.

Most of the books were written on a small island in the Gulf of Finland where Tove, her mother and brother were the only inhabitants. Later Tove continued to live alone on the island - It takes an hour to row to the nearest island. Some years ago she wrote of the island:

In this very special, beautiful and challenging environment Tove’s imagination and artistic talent flourished.

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Book Info


Board book
12 pages
Interest Age: To 3


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Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

2nd September 2010




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