The Exploits of Moominpappa

Written by Tove Jansson

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'I decided to run away. There simply wasn't anything else to do.' Here at last is Moominpappa's promised life story - from the days when he was abandoned in a newspaper parcel on the doorstep of a Moomin orphanage, to when he ran away to see the world and was lucky enough to meet Moominmamma.

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‘They seem to grow in wisdom and delight every time I read them... a perfect marriage of word and picture’ - Philip Pullman 

‘I have long been a passionate Moomin appreciator - it's not just Tove Jansson's wonderfully strange fairytale world that so appeals but also her beautiful line work and exquisite sense of design’ - Lauren Child

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ISBN: 9780141328645
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780141328645
Publication date: 5th January 2012
Author: Tove Jansson
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Suitable for: 7+ readers
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Bookshelf Essentials

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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