Moominvalley in November

Written by Tove Jansson

Part of the Moomins Fiction Series

Moominvalley in November Synopsis

'They can't have moved away without saying a word!' Winter is coming, and the Fillyjonk, the Hemulen, Toft, Mymble, etc. are all waiting in Moominvalley to see the Moomins return home. Winter doesn't seem right without them . . .

Moominvalley in November Press Reviews

The Moomin books make for both splendid bedtime read-alouds and solitary savoring. - Wall Street Journal Tove Jansson . . . has a polished style, gentle humor, and an ever-fresh imagination. And her creatures, from the fussy Hemulen and Fillyjonk to cowering little Toft, are as delightful as ever. -Zena Sutherland, Saturday Review Drenched in atmosphere . . . The highly subtle narrative is frequently pure poetry. - The Horn Book Jansson knows as well as ever how to make the reader laugh; more than ever she underlines the sadness behind the smile. Moominvalley in November is full of . . . fun and tenderness. - The Times Literary Supplment (London) More fantastic than Alice in Wonderland, more compelling than Charlotte's Web, and more mysterious than Nancy Drew. - The Midwest Book Review A lost treasure now rediscovered . . . A surrealist masterpiec

Book Information

ISBN: 9780140307153
Publication date: 28th November 1974
Author: Tove Jansson
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 160 pages

About Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson was born in Finland in 1914. She began her career as a cartoonist and went on to write and illustrate many books for adults and children. She drew her first Moomin in the 1930s, just for fun, and in 1945 he became a character in a children'story. Tove became world-famous for her Moomin books, which began with The Moomins and the Great Flood in 1945, closely followed by Comet in Moominland in 1946, Finn Family Moomintroll in 1948 and six more Moomin adventures. During the winter months Tove lived and worked in Helsinki, but in the summertime she stayed on a beautiful remote ...

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