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Summer Stories from Moominvalley

Written by Tove Jansson

Summer Stories from Moominvalley Synopsis

Penguin presents the audio CD edition of Summer Stories from Moominvalley by Tove Jansson, read by Hugh Dennis. Moominsummer Madness It all began with a hot day in June, and a volcano dropping black ash on to Moominmamma's washing. Next a crack appeared in the ground, and then a great flood wave came crashing through Moomin Valley. Comet in Moominland A comet is speeding towards Earth and nobody knows what to do! Will it destroy everything and everyone? Moomintroll decides to find out. So he and Sniff set out on an expedition, where they find adventure and excitement around every corner.

Summer Stories from Moominvalley Press Reviews

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 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: 9780241360217
Publication date: 26th July 2018
Author: Tove Jansson
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: CD-Audio

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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