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The Exploits of Moominpappa

Written by Tove Jansson

Part of the Moomins Fiction Series

The Exploits of Moominpappa Synopsis

Soon to be MOOMINVALLEY, a MAJOR ANIMATED SERIES on SKY ONE starring Taron Egerton and Rosamund Pike! 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.

The Exploits of Moominpappa Press Reviews

Beautiful words. Anarchic illustrations. Tove Jansson is a genius. -- Jenny Downham 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 They seem to grow in wisdom and delight every time I read them... a perfect marriage of word and picture -- Philip Pullman

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241344484
Publication date: 28th June 2018
Author: Tove Jansson
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 176 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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