Tove Marika Jansson ( ; 9 August 1914 – 27 June 2001) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish author, novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. Brought up by artistic parents, Jansson studied art from 1930 to 1938 in Stockholm, Helsinki and Paris. Her first solo art exhibition was in 1943. At the same time, she was writing short stories and articles for publication, as well as creating the graphics for book covers and other purposes. She continued to work as an artist and a writer for the... Read Morehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tove_Jansson
Signature. Tove Marika Jansson ( Swedish pronunciation: [ˈtuːve ˈjɑːnsːon] i; 9 August 1914 – 27 June 2001) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish author, novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. Brought up by artistic parents, Jansson studied art from 1930 to 1938 in Stockholm, Helsinki and Paris. Her first solo art exhibition ...
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Tove Jansson, Finnish artist and writer-illustrator of children’s books (in Swedish). In her books she created the fantastic self-contained world of Moomintrolls, popular especially in northern and central Europe, although translations in more than 30 languages have provided a worldwide audience.
Lucy Knight. T here’s a line in The Summer Book by Tove Jansson where the narrator describes the fragility of moss. Residents of the tiny Finnish island where the novel is set are careful to ...
The Moomins ( Swedish: mumintrollen) are the central characters in a series of novels, short stories, and a comic strip by Finnish writer and illustrator Tove Jansson, originally published in Swedish by Schildts  in Finland. They are a family of white, round fairy-tale characters with large snouts that make them resemble the hippopotamus.
Tove Jansson had the status of a beloved cultural icon—adored by children, celebrated by adults. Before her death, in 2001, at the age of eighty-six, Jansson produced paintings, novels,...
Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Comet in Moominland (The Moomins, #2) by. Tove Jansson, Elizabeth Portch (Translator), Libor Štukavec (Translator) 4.24 avg rating — 17,851 ratings — published 1946 — 167 editions. Want to Read.