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Moomin on the Riviera

Written by Tove Jansson

Moomin on the Riviera Synopsis

As springtime dawns in Moominvalley and the first northern crocus opens, Moominpappa and Snorkmaiden, glamourised by the prospects of movie stars and gambling, insist the whole family take a trip down to the Riviera. Reluctantly Moomin and Moominmamma agree to go along, and the Moomins set off on a grand adventure, complete with butlers, luxury shops, indoor swimming pools, and duels at dawn. With their innocent curiosity about everything, the Moomins prove the perfect foil for the cynical, world-weary residents of the Riviera. Moomin on the Riviera is a classic Moomin story reworked in full colour. A delight for the whole family!

Moomin on the Riviera Press Reviews

[Moomin is] a quirky, original comic strip masterpiece . . . Moomins are the vehicles through which Jansson explores everything that's laughable, charming, laudable, and suspect about being human . . . The Moomin series . . . is the sort of thing you can read at age eight or at forty-eight and find equally gratifying. --Myla Goldberg, NPR

Book Information

ISBN: 9781770461697
Publication date: 8th August 2014
Author: Tove Jansson
Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 48 pages

About Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson (1914-2001) was a legendary Finnish children's book author/artist and the creator of the Moomins, who came to life in books, comic strips, theater, opera, film, radio, theme parks, and television.

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