LoveReading4Kids

Becoming a member of the LoveReading4Kids community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop plus lots lots more...

Find out more

The Exploits of Moominpappa

Written by Tove Jansson

Featured Books for 7+ readers Recommended Children's eBooks

LoveReading View on The Exploits of Moominpappa

'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.

Click on 'Download Extract' for a brief taster or CLICK HERE for a longer extract from this book.

LoveReading4Kids

The Exploits of Moominpappa Synopsis

The Exploits of Moominpappa by Tove Jansson

The Exploits of Moominpappa Press Reviews

‘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

If you loved this, you might like these...

The Golden Acorn
The 117-Storey Treehouse
Eagle Warrior
The Lost Tide Warriors

All versions of this book

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

Book Information

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 ...

More About Tove Jansson

More Books By Tove Jansson

Cover for Moominland Midwinter by Tove Jansson
Cover for Moomin's Little Buggy Book by Tove Jansson
Cover for Moomin and the Birthday Button by Tove Jansson
View All Books By Tove Jansson

Share this book

LoveReading
LoveWriting
LoveReading4Schools
NEW INDIE AND SELF PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEW AND PROMOTION SERVICE LAUNCHED!    Read More
×