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Travelling Light by Tove Jansson (SoB)

Travelling Light by Tove Jansson (SoB)

Translated into English for the first time, Travelling Light takes us into new Tove Jansson territory.

A professor arrives in a beautiful Spanish village only to find that her host has left and she must cope with fractious neighbours alone; a holiday on a Finnish Island is thrown into disarray by an oddly intrusive child; an artist returns from abroad to discover that her past has been eerily usurped.

With the deceptively light prose that is her hallmark, Tove Jansson reveals to us the precariousness of a journey – the unease we feel at being placed outside of our millieu, the restlessness and shadows that intrude upon a summer.

  • A brilliant new collection of stories, gripping and unnerving.
  • Introduced by Ali Smith.

First ever publication in English, in a translation by Silvester Mazzarella.

 

224PP ORIGINAL PAPERBACK WITH FLAPS

ISBN: 978-095489958

TRANSLATED FROM SWEDISH BY SILVESTER MAZZARELLA

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Travelling Light by Tove Jansson (SoB)

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Translated into English for the first time, Travelling Light takes us into new Tove Jansson territory.

A professor arrives in a beautiful Spanish village only to find that her host has left and she must cope with fractious neighbours alone; a holiday on a Finnish Island is thrown into disarray by an oddly intrusive child; an artist returns from abroad to discover that her past has been eerily usurped.

With the deceptively light prose that is her hallmark, Tove Jansson reveals to us the precariousness of a journey – the unease we feel at being placed outside of our millieu, the restlessness and shadows that intrude upon a summer.

  • A brilliant new collection of stories, gripping and unnerving.
  • Introduced by Ali Smith.

First ever publication in English, in a translation by Silvester Mazzarella.

 

224PP ORIGINAL PAPERBACK WITH FLAPS

ISBN: 978-095489958

TRANSLATED FROM SWEDISH BY SILVESTER MAZZARELLA

Tove Jansson Life, Art, Words – Paperback (SoB) £14.99

Tove Jansson Life, Art, Words – Paperback (SoB)

Tove Jansson Life, Art, Words – Paperback (SoB)

The Finnish-Swedish writer and artist Tove Jansson achieved worldwide fame as the creator of the Moomin stories, written between 1945 and 1970 and still in print in more than twenty languages. However, the Moomins were only a part of her prolific output. Already admired in Nordic art circles as a painter, cartoonist and illustrator, she would go on to write a series of classic novels and short stories. She remains Scandinavia’s best loved author.

Tove Jansson’s work reflected the tenets of her life. Love and work was the motto she chose for herself and her approach to both was joyful and uncompromising. If her relationships with men were shaded by an ambivalence towards marriage, those with women came as a revelation, especially the love and companionship she found with her long-time partner, the artist Tuulikki Pietilä, with whom she shared her solitary island of Klovharu.

In this meticulously researched, authorised biography, Boel Westin draws together the many threads of Jansson’s life: from the studies interrupted to help her family; the bleak  war years and her emergence as an artist with a studio of her own; to the years of Moomin-mania, and later novel writing. Based on numerous conversations with Tove, and unprecedented access to her journals, letters and personal archives, Tove Jansson: Life, Art, Words offers a rare and privileged insight into the world of a writer whom Philip Pullman described, simply, as ‘a genius’.

576PP ROYAL HARDBACK: 180 ILLUSTRATIONS. 24PP COLOUR 
ISBN: 978-1908745453
TRANSLATED FROM SWEDISH BY SILVESTER MAZZARELLA

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Tove Jansson Life, Art, Words – Paperback (SoB)

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The Finnish-Swedish writer and artist Tove Jansson achieved worldwide fame as the creator of the Moomin stories, written between 1945 and 1970 and still in print in more than twenty languages. However, the Moomins were only a part of her prolific output. Already admired in Nordic art circles as a painter, cartoonist and illustrator, she would go on to write a series of classic novels and short stories. She remains Scandinavia’s best loved author.

Tove Jansson’s work reflected the tenets of her life. Love and work was the motto she chose for herself and her approach to both was joyful and uncompromising. If her relationships with men were shaded by an ambivalence towards marriage, those with women came as a revelation, especially the love and companionship she found with her long-time partner, the artist Tuulikki Pietilä, with whom she shared her solitary island of Klovharu.

In this meticulously researched, authorised biography, Boel Westin draws together the many threads of Jansson’s life: from the studies interrupted to help her family; the bleak  war years and her emergence as an artist with a studio of her own; to the years of Moomin-mania, and later novel writing. Based on numerous conversations with Tove, and unprecedented access to her journals, letters and personal archives, Tove Jansson: Life, Art, Words offers a rare and privileged insight into the world of a writer whom Philip Pullman described, simply, as ‘a genius’.

576PP ROYAL HARDBACK: 180 ILLUSTRATIONS. 24PP COLOUR 
ISBN: 978-1908745453
TRANSLATED FROM SWEDISH BY SILVESTER MAZZARELLA

The World of Moominvalley (MAC) £35.00

The World of Moominvalley (MAC)

The World of Moominvalley (MAC)

A showstopping luxury gift book to cherish for years to come, The Moomins: The World of Moominvalley is the ultimate guide for any Moomin fan, old and new.

Step into the magical world of Moominvalley with this beautiful one of a kind book; a fun, fascinating, behind the scenes look at the wonderful world of the Moomins and their creator, Tove Jansson.

Filled with illustrated maps and family trees, facts about Moomintroll behaviour and habits, this gorgeous book contains all you could wish to know about the beloved characters from the original Moomin stories and the world in which they live. Find out all about Moomintroll’s adventures, Moominmamma’s handbag and Moominpappa’s diary and discover all the favourite Moomin characters, including Snork Maiden, Snufkin, Sniff and Little My.

Get a glimpse behind the studio door of the uniquely talented Tove Jansson. Featuring original Moomin drawings, colour studies and stunning sketches of her iconic characters, as well as family photographs and Tove’s childhood drawings.

With a luxuriously designed die-cut cover featuring gold foil, this breathtaking hardback is the perfect addition to the collection of any Moomin fan.

Written by the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Philip Ardagh, with contributions from bestselling children’s author, screenwriter and Moomin devotee, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, The Moomins: The World of Moominvalley is a highly illustrated, beautifully designed gift book for all Moomin fans to treasure.

  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books; Main Market Ed. edition (19 Oct. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1509810013
  • ISBN-13: 978-1509810017
  • Product Dimensions: 22.3 x 3.1 x 27.7 cm
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The World of Moominvalley (MAC)

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A showstopping luxury gift book to cherish for years to come, The Moomins: The World of Moominvalley is the ultimate guide for any Moomin fan, old and new.

Step into the magical world of Moominvalley with this beautiful one of a kind book; a fun, fascinating, behind the scenes look at the wonderful world of the Moomins and their creator, Tove Jansson.

Filled with illustrated maps and family trees, facts about Moomintroll behaviour and habits, this gorgeous book contains all you could wish to know about the beloved characters from the original Moomin stories and the world in which they live. Find out all about Moomintroll’s adventures, Moominmamma’s handbag and Moominpappa’s diary and discover all the favourite Moomin characters, including Snork Maiden, Snufkin, Sniff and Little My.

Get a glimpse behind the studio door of the uniquely talented Tove Jansson. Featuring original Moomin drawings, colour studies and stunning sketches of her iconic characters, as well as family photographs and Tove’s childhood drawings.

With a luxuriously designed die-cut cover featuring gold foil, this breathtaking hardback is the perfect addition to the collection of any Moomin fan.

Written by the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Philip Ardagh, with contributions from bestselling children’s author, screenwriter and Moomin devotee, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, The Moomins: The World of Moominvalley is a highly illustrated, beautifully designed gift book for all Moomin fans to treasure.

  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books; Main Market Ed. edition (19 Oct. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1509810013
  • ISBN-13: 978-1509810017
  • Product Dimensions: 22.3 x 3.1 x 27.7 cm
The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson (SoB) £8.99

The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson (SoB)

The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson (SoB)

“The True Deceiver glitters with the kind of sharpness that might just cut you … It is one of Jansson’s most deceptively quiet, most astonishing compositions.”  Ali Smith

In the deep winter snows of a Swedish hamlet, a strange young woman fakes a break-in at the house of an elderly artist in order to persuade her that she needs companionship. But what does she hope to gain by doing this? And who ultimately is deceiving whom? In this portrayal of two women encircling each other with truth and lies, nothing can be taken for granted. By the time the snow thaws, both their lives will have changed irrevocably.

202PP ORIGINAL PAPERBACK WITH FLAPS 
ISBN: 978-0954899578
TRANSLATED FROM SWEDISH BY THOMAS TEAL

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The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson (SoB)

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“The True Deceiver glitters with the kind of sharpness that might just cut you … It is one of Jansson’s most deceptively quiet, most astonishing compositions.”  Ali Smith

In the deep winter snows of a Swedish hamlet, a strange young woman fakes a break-in at the house of an elderly artist in order to persuade her that she needs companionship. But what does she hope to gain by doing this? And who ultimately is deceiving whom? In this portrayal of two women encircling each other with truth and lies, nothing can be taken for granted. By the time the snow thaws, both their lives will have changed irrevocably.

202PP ORIGINAL PAPERBACK WITH FLAPS 
ISBN: 978-0954899578
TRANSLATED FROM SWEDISH BY THOMAS TEAL

The Summer Book by Tove Jansson (SoB) £8.99

The Summer Book by Tove Jansson (SoB)

The Summer Book by Tove Jansson (SoB)

A CLASSIC – AND A BESTSELLER (100,00 COPIES IN THE UK)

An elderly artist and her six-year-old grand-daughter while away a summer together on a tiny island in the gulf of Finland. As the two learn to adjust to each other’s fears, whims and yearnings, a fierce yet understated love emerges – one that encompasses not only the summer inhabitants but the very island itself.

Written in a clear, unsentimental style, full of brusque humour, and wisdom, The Summer Book is a profoundly life-affirming story. Tove Jansson captured much of her own life and spirit in the book, which was her favourite of her adult novels. This new edition, with a Foreword by Esther Freud, sees the return of a European literary gem – fresh, authentic and deeply humane.

160PP ORIGINAL PAPERBACK WITH FLAPS 
ISBN: 978-0954221713
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The Summer Book by Tove Jansson (SoB)

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A CLASSIC – AND A BESTSELLER (100,00 COPIES IN THE UK)

An elderly artist and her six-year-old grand-daughter while away a summer together on a tiny island in the gulf of Finland. As the two learn to adjust to each other’s fears, whims and yearnings, a fierce yet understated love emerges – one that encompasses not only the summer inhabitants but the very island itself.

Written in a clear, unsentimental style, full of brusque humour, and wisdom, The Summer Book is a profoundly life-affirming story. Tove Jansson captured much of her own life and spirit in the book, which was her favourite of her adult novels. This new edition, with a Foreword by Esther Freud, sees the return of a European literary gem – fresh, authentic and deeply humane.

160PP ORIGINAL PAPERBACK WITH FLAPS 
ISBN: 978-0954221713
TRANSLATED FROM SWEDISH BY THOMAS TEAL

The Pocket Moomin Colouring Book (MAC) £5.00

The Pocket Moomin Colouring Book (MAC)

The Pocket Moomin Colouring Book (MAC)

In a new, perfectly pocket-sized format, The Pocket Moomin Colouring Book features original artwork from the coveted archive of Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins; one of the most cherished children’s book series ever written.

This smaller edition, perfect for colouring on-the-go, features striking patterns and scenes as well as all your favourite Moomin characters and their most memorable quotes. Including all your favourite scenes from The Moomin Colouring Book.

Publication date: 03.11.2016
ISBN: 9781509839933
Number of pages: 80

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The Pocket Moomin Colouring Book (MAC)

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In a new, perfectly pocket-sized format, The Pocket Moomin Colouring Book features original artwork from the coveted archive of Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins; one of the most cherished children’s book series ever written.

This smaller edition, perfect for colouring on-the-go, features striking patterns and scenes as well as all your favourite Moomin characters and their most memorable quotes. Including all your favourite scenes from The Moomin Colouring Book.

Publication date: 03.11.2016
ISBN: 9781509839933
Number of pages: 80

The Moomin Craft Book (MAC) £25.00

The Moomin Craft Book (MAC)

The Moomin Craft Book (MAC)

Get creative with The Moomin Craft Book, a stylish Scandinavian craft book featuring over twenty-six beautiful projects, all inspired by the wonderful world of Tove Jansson’s Moomins.

Make some Moomin mittens, learn how to crochet a Moomintroll and get creative with stylish Moomin jewellery and Moomin-themed decorations and flowers! This gift book is packed with craft techniques and activities including: sewing, knitting, crochet, paper craft, painting, jewellery-making and needle felt, all with step-by-step instructions.

Beautifully designed with stunning photography throughout, The Moomin Craft Book is perfect for Moomin fans and keen creatives of all ages, featuring activities suitable for young children as well as more challenging projects for experienced adult crafters.

  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Age Range: 5 – 11 years
  • Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books; Main Market edition (18 Oct. 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1509810382
  • ISBN-13: 978-1509810383
  • Product Dimensions: 23.3 x 2.2 x 29.5 cm
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The Moomin Craft Book (MAC)

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Get creative with The Moomin Craft Book, a stylish Scandinavian craft book featuring over twenty-six beautiful projects, all inspired by the wonderful world of Tove Jansson’s Moomins.

Make some Moomin mittens, learn how to crochet a Moomintroll and get creative with stylish Moomin jewellery and Moomin-themed decorations and flowers! This gift book is packed with craft techniques and activities including: sewing, knitting, crochet, paper craft, painting, jewellery-making and needle felt, all with step-by-step instructions.

Beautifully designed with stunning photography throughout, The Moomin Craft Book is perfect for Moomin fans and keen creatives of all ages, featuring activities suitable for young children as well as more challenging projects for experienced adult crafters.

  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Age Range: 5 – 11 years
  • Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books; Main Market edition (18 Oct. 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1509810382
  • ISBN-13: 978-1509810383
  • Product Dimensions: 23.3 x 2.2 x 29.5 cm
The Memoirs Of Moominpappa – Collectors’ Edition £10.99

The Memoirs Of Moominpappa – Collectors’ Edition

The Memoirs Of Moominpappa – Collectors’ Edition

Special Collectors’ Hardback Editions Lovingly Restored to Original Designs.

Sort of Books have produced beautiful collectors’ editions of all eight of the classic, and world famous, original Moomin novels. The first four will be published October 2017 in time for Christmas, with four to follow in 2018.

Special features include original 50s and 60s cover artworks, fold out maps and gorgeous endpapers. We’d challenge a hemulen to pay more attention to the details – even the fonts are as close as possible to those used in the 50s. Images have been rescanned from the archives and careful revisions and special touches made by Tove, such as tiny running head commentaries on each page, are included for the first time.

These are titles that will transport grown-up Moomin fans to the books they read in childhood, and provide the perfect gift for readers aged 7 to 107.

These timeless stories with their love of nature, kindness, inclusiveness and a respect for the freedom and creativity of others, have a unique and enduring appeal.

  • Hardcover: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Sort of Books; Main edition (5 Oct. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1908745673
  • ISBN-13: 978-1908745675
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 2.3 x 19 cm
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The Memoirs Of Moominpappa – Collectors’ Edition

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Special Collectors’ Hardback Editions Lovingly Restored to Original Designs.

Sort of Books have produced beautiful collectors’ editions of all eight of the classic, and world famous, original Moomin novels. The first four will be published October 2017 in time for Christmas, with four to follow in 2018.

Special features include original 50s and 60s cover artworks, fold out maps and gorgeous endpapers. We’d challenge a hemulen to pay more attention to the details – even the fonts are as close as possible to those used in the 50s. Images have been rescanned from the archives and careful revisions and special touches made by Tove, such as tiny running head commentaries on each page, are included for the first time.

These are titles that will transport grown-up Moomin fans to the books they read in childhood, and provide the perfect gift for readers aged 7 to 107.

These timeless stories with their love of nature, kindness, inclusiveness and a respect for the freedom and creativity of others, have a unique and enduring appeal.

  • Hardcover: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Sort of Books; Main edition (5 Oct. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1908745673
  • ISBN-13: 978-1908745675
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 2.3 x 19 cm
The Listener by Tove Jansson (SoB) £8.99

The Listener by Tove Jansson (SoB)

The Listener by Tove Jansson (SoB)

Tove Jansson’s debut collection of short stories

Aunt Gerda – the good listener – fears the encroaching forgetfulness of old age. Her solution is to create an artwork that will record and, inevitably, betray the secrets long confided in her. So begins Jansson’s short story debut, a tour de force of scalpel-sharp narration that takes us from a disquieting homage to the artist Edward Gorey, to perfect evocations of childhood innocence and recklessness, to a city ravaged by storms, or the slow halting thaw of spring. These stories are gifts of originality and depth.

The Finnish-Swedish writer and artist Tove Jansson achieved worldwide fame as the creator of the Moomin stories, written between 1945 and 1970 and still in print in more than twenty languages. However, the Moomins were only a part of her prolific output. Already admired in Nordic art circles as a painter, cartoonist and illustrator, she would go on to write a series of classic and acclaimed novels and short stories. The Listener, translated here for the first time into English, was Jansson’s debut short story collection, written in 1970.

160PP B FORMAT PAPERBACK WITH FLAPS 
ISBN: 978-1908745361 
TRANSLATED FROM SWEDISH BY THOMAS TEAL

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The Listener by Tove Jansson (SoB)

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Tove Jansson’s debut collection of short stories

Aunt Gerda – the good listener – fears the encroaching forgetfulness of old age. Her solution is to create an artwork that will record and, inevitably, betray the secrets long confided in her. So begins Jansson’s short story debut, a tour de force of scalpel-sharp narration that takes us from a disquieting homage to the artist Edward Gorey, to perfect evocations of childhood innocence and recklessness, to a city ravaged by storms, or the slow halting thaw of spring. These stories are gifts of originality and depth.

The Finnish-Swedish writer and artist Tove Jansson achieved worldwide fame as the creator of the Moomin stories, written between 1945 and 1970 and still in print in more than twenty languages. However, the Moomins were only a part of her prolific output. Already admired in Nordic art circles as a painter, cartoonist and illustrator, she would go on to write a series of classic and acclaimed novels and short stories. The Listener, translated here for the first time into English, was Jansson’s debut short story collection, written in 1970.

160PP B FORMAT PAPERBACK WITH FLAPS 
ISBN: 978-1908745361 
TRANSLATED FROM SWEDISH BY THOMAS TEAL

The Exploits of Moominpappa – Paperback (PB) £6.99

The Exploits of Moominpappa – Paperback (PB)

The Exploits of Moominpappa – Paperback (PB)

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.

  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Published: 07/02/2019
  • ISBN: 9780241344484
  • Length: 176  Pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 11mm x 129mm
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The Exploits of Moominpappa – Paperback (PB)

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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.

  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Published: 07/02/2019
  • ISBN: 9780241344484
  • Length: 176  Pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 11mm x 129mm
Tales from Moominvalley – Collectors’ Edition £10.99

Tales from Moominvalley – Collectors’ Edition

Tales from Moominvalley – Collectors’ Edition

Special Collectors’ Edition Moomin Hardback lovingly restored to its original stunning design.

Featuring the much loved stories in Waterstone’s Oxfam bestseller, The Invisible Child and The Fir Tree – the Moomins’ gloriously funny and generous take on Christmas – Tales from Moominvalley collects together nine delightful Moomin short stories. Highlights include The Spring Tune (which Jarvis Cocker described as the best story about composing music) and The Last Dragon in the World, revealing the true essence of friendship. A perfect Christmas gift to complete the set of Moomin classics.

Tales from Moominvalley, the sixth novel in the Moomin series, was published in 1962. It has remained in print for over fifty years, appearing in more than fifty languages.

A Sort Of Children’s Classic (age 7+)

Pub date: 25th Oct 2018

ISBN: 978-1908745682

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Tales from Moominvalley – Collectors’ Edition

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Special Collectors’ Edition Moomin Hardback lovingly restored to its original stunning design.

Featuring the much loved stories in Waterstone’s Oxfam bestseller, The Invisible Child and The Fir Tree – the Moomins’ gloriously funny and generous take on Christmas – Tales from Moominvalley collects together nine delightful Moomin short stories. Highlights include The Spring Tune (which Jarvis Cocker described as the best story about composing music) and The Last Dragon in the World, revealing the true essence of friendship. A perfect Christmas gift to complete the set of Moomin classics.

Tales from Moominvalley, the sixth novel in the Moomin series, was published in 1962. It has remained in print for over fifty years, appearing in more than fifty languages.

A Sort Of Children’s Classic (age 7+)

Pub date: 25th Oct 2018

ISBN: 978-1908745682

Tales from Moominvalley – Paperback (PB) £6.99

Tales from Moominvalley – Paperback (PB)

Tales from Moominvalley – Paperback (PB)

If you found a tiny golden dragon with green paws, would you know what to do with it? Moomintroll thinks he does, but when he takes his new-found pet home, things don’t quite work out as planned. And suppose Too-ticky brought you an invisible child, would you know how to make her visible again?

Meet new and delightful characters and re-encounter old friends, such as Snufkin and Little My in this entertaining collection of nine stories about the trials and tribulations of the inhabitants of Moominvalley. There are some new characters to meet, such as the Fillyjonk and the Hattifatteners, as well as old friends, namely Snufkin and Little My – and not to mention dear Moominpappa, Moominmamma and Moomintroll of course!

 

  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Published: 07/02/2019
  • ISBN: 9780241344545
  • Length: 208  Pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 13mm x 129mm
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Tales from Moominvalley – Paperback (PB)

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If you found a tiny golden dragon with green paws, would you know what to do with it? Moomintroll thinks he does, but when he takes his new-found pet home, things don’t quite work out as planned. And suppose Too-ticky brought you an invisible child, would you know how to make her visible again?

Meet new and delightful characters and re-encounter old friends, such as Snufkin and Little My in this entertaining collection of nine stories about the trials and tribulations of the inhabitants of Moominvalley. There are some new characters to meet, such as the Fillyjonk and the Hattifatteners, as well as old friends, namely Snufkin and Little My – and not to mention dear Moominpappa, Moominmamma and Moomintroll of course!

 

  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Published: 07/02/2019
  • ISBN: 9780241344545
  • Length: 208  Pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 13mm x 129mm
Summer Stories from Moominvalley – Audiobook (PB) £12.99

Summer Stories from Moominvalley – Audiobook (PB)

Summer Stories from Moominvalley – Audiobook (PB)

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.

  • ISBN: 9780241360217
  • Length: 388  Minutes
  • Dimensions: 142mm x 24mm x 125mm

 

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Summer Stories from Moominvalley – Audiobook (PB)

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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.

  • ISBN: 9780241360217
  • Length: 388  Minutes
  • Dimensions: 142mm x 24mm x 125mm

 

Stories from Moominvalley (MAC) £14.99

Stories from Moominvalley (MAC)

Stories from Moominvalley (MAC)

Stories From Moominvalley is a beautiful collection of three classic Moomin stories, based on Tove Jansson’s original works.

Join Moomintroll, his charming family and his eclectic band of friends on a series of adventures in a picturesque land where anything can happen: a father can be washed away in a flood, electric Hattifatteners can appear on a desert island, and a hat with magical powers can transform a house into a jungle! Moomin lovers of all ages will delight at the stunning artwork that accompanies the lively, witty writing, and become fully immersed in the beautiful Moominvalley.

Sensitively adapted for a younger audience by Alex Haridi and Cecilia Davidsson, Stories From Moominvalley is both perfect as a gift and is a must-have for fans of Tove Jansson’s enchanting world.

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Stories from Moominvalley (MAC)

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Stories From Moominvalley is a beautiful collection of three classic Moomin stories, based on Tove Jansson’s original works.

Join Moomintroll, his charming family and his eclectic band of friends on a series of adventures in a picturesque land where anything can happen: a father can be washed away in a flood, electric Hattifatteners can appear on a desert island, and a hat with magical powers can transform a house into a jungle! Moomin lovers of all ages will delight at the stunning artwork that accompanies the lively, witty writing, and become fully immersed in the beautiful Moominvalley.

Sensitively adapted for a younger audience by Alex Haridi and Cecilia Davidsson, Stories From Moominvalley is both perfect as a gift and is a must-have for fans of Tove Jansson’s enchanting world.

Sculptor’s Daughter – Hardback (SoB) £9.99

Sculptor’s Daughter – Hardback (SoB)

Sculptor’s Daughter – Hardback (SoB)

Tove Jansson’s first book for adults drew on her childhood memories to capture afresh the enchantments and fears of growing up in Helsinki in the 1910s and 20s. Described as both a memoir and ‘a book of superb stories’ by Ali Smith, Jansson’s startlingly evocative prose offers a glimpse of the mysteries of winter ice, the bonhomie of balalaika parties, and the vastness of Christmas viewed from beneath the tree.

192PP Hardback 
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Tove Jansson’s first book for adults drew on her childhood memories to capture afresh the enchantments and fears of growing up in Helsinki in the 1910s and 20s. Described as both a memoir and ‘a book of superb stories’ by Ali Smith, Jansson’s startlingly evocative prose offers a glimpse of the mysteries of winter ice, the bonhomie of balalaika parties, and the vastness of Christmas viewed from beneath the tree.

192PP Hardback 
TRANSLATED BY KINGSLEY HART

Moomin’s Pancake Picnic Peep-Inside (PB) £8.99

Moomin’s Pancake Picnic Peep-Inside (PB)

Moomin’s Pancake Picnic Peep-Inside (PB)

There’s going to be a pancake picnic and everyone in Moominvalley is invited. It’s time for Moomintroll to gather everyone together, but where is Little My? She loves pancakes!

Little My’s distinctive red dress should be easy to spot, but it turns out that there are lots of other red things in Moominvalley! Moominpappa’s saw, Snorkmaiden’s flowers, Snufkin’s tent . . . Will Moomintroll manage to find his friend before the pancakes get cold?

This interactive novelty format has a different die-cut hole on every spread, so children can help Moomin peep through the holes to find his friend.

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Moomin’s Pancake Picnic Peep-Inside (PB)

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There’s going to be a pancake picnic and everyone in Moominvalley is invited. It’s time for Moomintroll to gather everyone together, but where is Little My? She loves pancakes!

Little My’s distinctive red dress should be easy to spot, but it turns out that there are lots of other red things in Moominvalley! Moominpappa’s saw, Snorkmaiden’s flowers, Snufkin’s tent . . . Will Moomintroll manage to find his friend before the pancakes get cold?

This interactive novelty format has a different die-cut hole on every spread, so children can help Moomin peep through the holes to find his friend.

Moominvalley in November – Collectors’ Edition £10.99

Moominvalley in November – Collectors’ Edition

Moominvalley in November – Collectors’ Edition

Special Collectors’ Edition Moomin Hardback lovingly restored to its original stunning design.

The last, most profound and elegiac of Tove Jansson’s Moomin novels.

But in Moominvalley in November, the Moomins are missing. They have left their beloved Moominvalley – for the mysterious lighthouse island of Moominpappa at Sea – and no one has seen them since. As winter draws near, Snufkin, Mymble, Toft and others move into the Moominhouse to await the family’s return and soon find themselves absorbed in exploits of their own. Only little Toft lingers on. The gentle creature has seen a flicker of light on the horizon. Could this be the Moomins sailing back?

Moominvalley in November, the final novel in the series, was published in 1970 and serves as a beautiful and deeply subtle valediction to the world of the Moomins. It has appeared in more than fifty languages.

A Sort Of Children’s Classic (age 7+)

Pub date: 25th Oct 2018

ISBN: 978-1908745712

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Moominvalley in November – Collectors’ Edition

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Special Collectors’ Edition Moomin Hardback lovingly restored to its original stunning design.

The last, most profound and elegiac of Tove Jansson’s Moomin novels.

But in Moominvalley in November, the Moomins are missing. They have left their beloved Moominvalley – for the mysterious lighthouse island of Moominpappa at Sea – and no one has seen them since. As winter draws near, Snufkin, Mymble, Toft and others move into the Moominhouse to await the family’s return and soon find themselves absorbed in exploits of their own. Only little Toft lingers on. The gentle creature has seen a flicker of light on the horizon. Could this be the Moomins sailing back?

Moominvalley in November, the final novel in the series, was published in 1970 and serves as a beautiful and deeply subtle valediction to the world of the Moomins. It has appeared in more than fifty languages.

A Sort Of Children’s Classic (age 7+)

Pub date: 25th Oct 2018

ISBN: 978-1908745712

Moominvalley in November – Paperback (PB) £6.99

Moominvalley in November – Paperback (PB)

Moominvalley in November – Paperback (PB)

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

  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Published: 07/02/2019
  • ISBN: 9780241344538
  • Length: 208  Pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 13mm x 129mm
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Moominvalley in November – Paperback (PB)

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

  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Published: 07/02/2019
  • ISBN: 9780241344538
  • Length: 208  Pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 13mm x 129mm
Moominvalley Friends at the Seaside £24.99

Moominvalley Friends at the Seaside

Moominvalley Friends at the Seaside

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Moominvalley for the Curious Explorer – Pull Out Book (PB) £5.99

Moominvalley for the Curious Explorer – Pull Out Book (PB)

Moominvalley for the Curious Explorer – Pull Out Book (PB)

Welcome to Moominvalley! Full of secrets and extraordinary creatures, the curious explorer is rewarded by magical discoveries…This pull-out pop-up book features beautiful artwork and takes the reader on a journey through Moominvalley, revealing its delightful scenery and many extraordinary inhabitants…

Recommended Age: 3 – 6 years

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780141352688
  • Size: 163 x 163mm
  • Pages: 14
  • Published: 03 Jul 2014
  • Publisher: Puffin
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Moominvalley for the Curious Explorer – Pull Out Book (PB)

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Welcome to Moominvalley! Full of secrets and extraordinary creatures, the curious explorer is rewarded by magical discoveries…This pull-out pop-up book features beautiful artwork and takes the reader on a journey through Moominvalley, revealing its delightful scenery and many extraordinary inhabitants…

Recommended Age: 3 – 6 years

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780141352688
  • Size: 163 x 163mm
  • Pages: 14
  • Published: 03 Jul 2014
  • Publisher: Puffin
Moominsummer Madness – Collectors’ Edition £10.99

Moominsummer Madness – Collectors’ Edition

Moominsummer Madness – Collectors’ Edition

A Special Collectors’ Edition Moomin Hardback lovingly restored to its original stunning design.

One summer a grumbling volcano causes Moominvalley to flood, forcing the Moomins to leave their beloved home and find refuge on a floating theatre.  When this casts adrift, leaving Moomin, the Snorkmaiden and Little My marooned on land, Moominsummer Madness ensues.

Will they all be reunited before the final curtain?

Moominsummer Madness, the fourth novel in the Moomin series, was published in 1954. It has remained in print for over sixty years, appearing in more than fifty languages.

  • Hardcover: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Sort of Books; Main edition (4 Jun. 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781908745699
  • ISBN-13: 978-1908745699
  • ASIN: 190874569X
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 2.1 x 19 cm
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Moominsummer Madness – Collectors’ Edition

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A Special Collectors’ Edition Moomin Hardback lovingly restored to its original stunning design.

One summer a grumbling volcano causes Moominvalley to flood, forcing the Moomins to leave their beloved home and find refuge on a floating theatre.  When this casts adrift, leaving Moomin, the Snorkmaiden and Little My marooned on land, Moominsummer Madness ensues.

Will they all be reunited before the final curtain?

Moominsummer Madness, the fourth novel in the Moomin series, was published in 1954. It has remained in print for over sixty years, appearing in more than fifty languages.

  • Hardcover: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Sort of Books; Main edition (4 Jun. 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781908745699
  • ISBN-13: 978-1908745699
  • ASIN: 190874569X
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 2.1 x 19 cm
Moominsummer Madness – Paperback (PB) £6.99

Moominsummer Madness – Paperback (PB)

Moominsummer Madness – Paperback (PB)

It all began with a hot day in June, and a volcano dropping black ash on Moominmamma’s washing.

Then a crack appeared in the ground, and Moomintroll’s toothbrush slipped straight down into the dark and yawning earth.

Then a great flood wave came crashing through Moomin Valley.

And that was why the Moomins found themselves a new home, and why they all had so many strange adventures, ones that were odd even by Moomin standards. . .

  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Published: 07/02/2019
  • ISBN: 9780241344521
  • Length: 192  Pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 12mm x 129mm
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It all began with a hot day in June, and a volcano dropping black ash on Moominmamma’s washing.

Then a crack appeared in the ground, and Moomintroll’s toothbrush slipped straight down into the dark and yawning earth.

Then a great flood wave came crashing through Moomin Valley.

And that was why the Moomins found themselves a new home, and why they all had so many strange adventures, ones that were odd even by Moomin standards. . .

  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Published: 07/02/2019
  • ISBN: 9780241344521
  • Length: 192  Pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 12mm x 129mm
Moominpappa At Sea – Collectors’ Edition £10.99

Moominpappa At Sea – Collectors’ Edition

Moominpappa At Sea – Collectors’ Edition

A Special Collectors’ Edition Moomin Hardback lovingly restored to its original stunning design.

The Moomins set sail for a wild new adventure.

Moominpappa yearns to make a fresh start, to find a rocky island and lighthouse where he’ll feel alert and important again. And so the Moomins set sail for a new home. In Moominpappa at Sea they arrive at an island that proves as mysterious and wild as even Moominpappa had hoped. It even has a deserted lighthouse. But how is Moominmamma to grow her flowers and what strange fate befell the last keeper of the lighthouse?

Moominpappa at Sea, the penultimate novel in the Moomin series, was published in 1965. It has remained in print for over fifty years, appearing in more than fifty languages.

Language: English

Pub date: 5th June 2018

ISBN: 978-1-908745-70-5

 

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Moominpappa At Sea – Collectors’ Edition

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A Special Collectors’ Edition Moomin Hardback lovingly restored to its original stunning design.

The Moomins set sail for a wild new adventure.

Moominpappa yearns to make a fresh start, to find a rocky island and lighthouse where he’ll feel alert and important again. And so the Moomins set sail for a new home. In Moominpappa at Sea they arrive at an island that proves as mysterious and wild as even Moominpappa had hoped. It even has a deserted lighthouse. But how is Moominmamma to grow her flowers and what strange fate befell the last keeper of the lighthouse?

Moominpappa at Sea, the penultimate novel in the Moomin series, was published in 1965. It has remained in print for over fifty years, appearing in more than fifty languages.

Language: English

Pub date: 5th June 2018

ISBN: 978-1-908745-70-5

 

Moominpappa at Sea – Paperback (PB) £6.99

Moominpappa at Sea – Paperback (PB)

Moominpappa at Sea – Paperback (PB)

Moominpappa is feeling at a loss. He has no idea what to do with himself – it seems everything has already been done!

So he takes his family off to start a new life in a lighthouse on a tiny, rocky island far out to sea. It’s rather lonely at first, but it isn’t long before the Moomins discover some funny and surprising new things about themselves.

  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Published: 07/02/2019
  • ISBN: 9780241344514
  • Length: 272  Pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 17mm x 129mm
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Moominpappa at Sea – Paperback (PB)

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Moominpappa is feeling at a loss. He has no idea what to do with himself – it seems everything has already been done!

So he takes his family off to start a new life in a lighthouse on a tiny, rocky island far out to sea. It’s rather lonely at first, but it isn’t long before the Moomins discover some funny and surprising new things about themselves.

  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Published: 07/02/2019
  • ISBN: 9780241344514
  • Length: 272  Pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 17mm x 129mm
Moominpappa at Sea – Audiobook (PB) £12.99

Moominpappa at Sea – Audiobook (PB)

Moominpappa at Sea – Audiobook (PB)

Penguin presents the audio CD edition of Moominpappa at Sea by Tove Jansson, read by Hugh Dennis.

Moominpappa and his family are off to live in a lighthouse on a tiny, rocky island far out to sea. It’s rather quiet and lonely, but as they begin to explore their unusual surroundings the family discover they have a lot to learn about the world – and themselves.

  • ISBN: 9780241360224
  • Length: 318  Minutes
  • Dimensions: 124mm x 24mm x 142mm
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Penguin presents the audio CD edition of Moominpappa at Sea by Tove Jansson, read by Hugh Dennis.

Moominpappa and his family are off to live in a lighthouse on a tiny, rocky island far out to sea. It’s rather quiet and lonely, but as they begin to explore their unusual surroundings the family discover they have a lot to learn about the world – and themselves.

  • ISBN: 9780241360224
  • Length: 318  Minutes
  • Dimensions: 124mm x 24mm x 142mm
Moominland Midwinter – Paperback (PB) £6.99

Moominland Midwinter – Paperback (PB)

Moominland Midwinter – Paperback (PB)

‘This is snow,’ Moomintroll whispered to himself.

Moomins always sleep through the winter – or they did until the year Moomintroll woke up and found he couldn’t go back to sleep again.

All the clocks had stopped, there was nothing to eat and no one to talk to at home, so he went out – straight into the first snowdrift he had ever seen.

The valley wasn’t green any more, it was white and silent and very scary. But then Moomintroll spied some tracks in the snow and decided to follow them. Maybe he wasn’t the only one awake in Moominvalley after all?

  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Published: 07/02/2019
  • ISBN: 9780241344507
  • Length: 176  Pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 11mm x 129mm
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Moominland Midwinter – Paperback (PB)

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‘This is snow,’ Moomintroll whispered to himself.

Moomins always sleep through the winter – or they did until the year Moomintroll woke up and found he couldn’t go back to sleep again.

All the clocks had stopped, there was nothing to eat and no one to talk to at home, so he went out – straight into the first snowdrift he had ever seen.

The valley wasn’t green any more, it was white and silent and very scary. But then Moomintroll spied some tracks in the snow and decided to follow them. Maybe he wasn’t the only one awake in Moominvalley after all?

  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Published: 07/02/2019
  • ISBN: 9780241344507
  • Length: 176  Pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 11mm x 129mm
Moominland Midwinter – Collectors’ Edition £10.99

Moominland Midwinter – Collectors’ Edition

Moominland Midwinter – Collectors’ Edition

Special Collectors’ Hardback Editions Lovingly Restored to Original Designs.

Sort of Books have produced beautiful collectors’ editions of all eight of the classic, and world famous, original Moomin novels. The first four will be published October 2017 in time for Christmas, with four to follow in 2018.

Special features include original 50s and 60s cover artworks, fold out maps and gorgeous endpapers. We’d challenge a hemulen to pay more attention to the details – even the fonts are as close as possible to those used in the 50s. Images have been rescanned from the archives and careful revisions and special touches made by Tove, such as tiny running head commentaries on each page, are included for the first time.

These are titles that will transport grown-up Moomin fans to the books they read in childhood, and provide the perfect gift for readers aged 7 to 107.

These timeless stories with their love of nature, kindness, inclusiveness and a respect for the freedom and creativity of others, have a unique and enduring appeal.

  • Hardcover: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Sort of Books; Main edition (5 Oct. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1908745665
  • ISBN-13: 978-1908745668
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Moominland Midwinter – Collectors’ Edition

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Special Collectors’ Hardback Editions Lovingly Restored to Original Designs.

Sort of Books have produced beautiful collectors’ editions of all eight of the classic, and world famous, original Moomin novels. The first four will be published October 2017 in time for Christmas, with four to follow in 2018.

Special features include original 50s and 60s cover artworks, fold out maps and gorgeous endpapers. We’d challenge a hemulen to pay more attention to the details – even the fonts are as close as possible to those used in the 50s. Images have been rescanned from the archives and careful revisions and special touches made by Tove, such as tiny running head commentaries on each page, are included for the first time.

These are titles that will transport grown-up Moomin fans to the books they read in childhood, and provide the perfect gift for readers aged 7 to 107.

These timeless stories with their love of nature, kindness, inclusiveness and a respect for the freedom and creativity of others, have a unique and enduring appeal.

  • Hardcover: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Sort of Books; Main edition (5 Oct. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1908745665
  • ISBN-13: 978-1908745668
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 2.1 x 19 cm
Moomin: Deluxe Anniversary Edition (PGUK) £50.00

Moomin: Deluxe Anniversary Edition (PGUK)

Moomin: Deluxe Anniversary Edition (PGUK)

Tove Jansson’s Moomin stories made her one of the most be–loved Scandinavian authors of the twentieth century. Jansson’s whimsical tales of Moominvalley resonate with children for their light-hearted spirit, and with adults for their incisive com-mentary on the banality of everyday life. 2014 marks the cente–nary of her birth, and Jansson is being honoured with events in England, Scandinavia, Germany, Russia, Japan, Australia, Italy, Spain, and France. Drawn and Quarterly is joining the festivities by releasing Moomin: The deluxe anniversary edition, a slipcased, hardcover collection of the complete Tove Jansson-penned Moomin comic strip, replete with all of her most popular story–lines and original pencil sketches. It has been more than sixty years since the Moomin comic strip debuted in the London Eve–ning News. By the end of its run in 1975, Moomin was syndicated in more than forty newspapers around the world, and hailed for its light-handed, charming stories. The comics were revived in 2005 by Drawn and Quarterly and published to widespread acclaim, sparking a new genera–tion of devoted Moomin fans with international editions around the world.
Moomin: The deluxe anniversary edition celebrates the classic comics the world adores, and will feature an essay about Tove’s work on the Moomin strip.

  •  Hardback | 448 pages
  •  216 x 305 x 54.1mm | 2,775.99g
  •  21 Oct 2014
  •  Drawn and Quarterly
  •  177046171X
  •  9781770461710
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Moomin: Deluxe Anniversary Edition (PGUK)

£50.00

Tove Jansson’s Moomin stories made her one of the most be–loved Scandinavian authors of the twentieth century. Jansson’s whimsical tales of Moominvalley resonate with children for their light-hearted spirit, and with adults for their incisive com-mentary on the banality of everyday life. 2014 marks the cente–nary of her birth, and Jansson is being honoured with events in England, Scandinavia, Germany, Russia, Japan, Australia, Italy, Spain, and France. Drawn and Quarterly is joining the festivities by releasing Moomin: The deluxe anniversary edition, a slipcased, hardcover collection of the complete Tove Jansson-penned Moomin comic strip, replete with all of her most popular story–lines and original pencil sketches. It has been more than sixty years since the Moomin comic strip debuted in the London Eve–ning News. By the end of its run in 1975, Moomin was syndicated in more than forty newspapers around the world, and hailed for its light-handed, charming stories. The comics were revived in 2005 by Drawn and Quarterly and published to widespread acclaim, sparking a new genera–tion of devoted Moomin fans with international editions around the world.
Moomin: The deluxe anniversary edition celebrates the classic comics the world adores, and will feature an essay about Tove’s work on the Moomin strip.

  •  Hardback | 448 pages
  •  216 x 305 x 54.1mm | 2,775.99g
  •  21 Oct 2014
  •  Drawn and Quarterly
  •  177046171X
  •  9781770461710
Moomin’s Peekaboo Adventure (PB) £7.99

Moomin’s Peekaboo Adventure (PB)

Moomin’s Peekaboo Adventure (PB)

A chunky LIFT and FIND book featuring all your favourite Moomin characters.

This sturdy Moomin board book includes full-page shaped gatefold flaps with peep-through die-cuts on each one for themost magical fun.

Moomin and his family are going on holiday! Can you help them pack? Where are Snorkmaiden’s pearls? Where is Moominpappa’s fishing rod? Lift the flaps to find out!

Perfect for little readers and Moomin fans, this range of appealing novelty books for the very young use Tove Jansson’s original characters and artwork – for the most magical Moomin fun!

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A chunky LIFT and FIND book featuring all your favourite Moomin characters.

This sturdy Moomin board book includes full-page shaped gatefold flaps with peep-through die-cuts on each one for themost magical fun.

Moomin and his family are going on holiday! Can you help them pack? Where are Snorkmaiden’s pearls? Where is Moominpappa’s fishing rod? Lift the flaps to find out!

Perfect for little readers and Moomin fans, this range of appealing novelty books for the very young use Tove Jansson’s original characters and artwork – for the most magical Moomin fun!

Moomin Square Bookmark – Field (PL) £4.99

Moomin Square Bookmark – Field (PL)

Moomin Square Bookmark – Field (PL)

A great gift for a book lover or a little treat for yourself, this fun, metal bookmark will make sure you never lose your page again.

Size: 4 x 7.5cm

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Moomin Square Bookmark – Field (PL)

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A great gift for a book lover or a little treat for yourself, this fun, metal bookmark will make sure you never lose your page again.

Size: 4 x 7.5cm

Moomin Deluxe Anniversary Edition: Volume Two (PGUK) £50.00

Moomin Deluxe Anniversary Edition: Volume Two (PGUK)

Moomin Deluxe Anniversary Edition: Volume Two (PGUK)

Since the first Moomin comic strip appeared in the London Evening News, Tove Jansson s creations have become an international sensation, inspiring TV shows, cafes, a museum, an opera, and even an amusement park. And now in this new deluxe anniversary edition are hundreds of pages of Moomin comics, starring Moominmamma, Snorkmaiden, Sniff, Mrs. Fillyjonk, and many more familiar faces. Collected in this volume are the comics created by Lars Jansson, when his sister, Tove, grew tired of drawing a daily strip after half a decade. Her brother Lars had long been involved in the creation of the Moomin strips he translated them into English for publication. Though he had little knowledge of drawing, Lars took over the daily comic strip. Tove taught him, and after two years of sibling collaboration, Lars authored the strips independently for fourteen years. By the mid-1970s, when the strip was at its height of popularity, the tales of Moominvalley were being syndicated in forty papers worldwide, just as absorbing to adult readers as they were to children. Even today, the stories remain uniquely resonant with readers for more than just their quirky, outlandish appearances. With silly humour, the Moominvalley characters emphasize the importance of community and respecting one s environment to readers young and old. Moomin: The Deluxe Anniversary Edition collects Lars Jansson s contributions to the series alongside rare ephemera and tributes by cartoonists and writers. Sumptuously designed, it is a must for any fan of Moominvalley.

  • Hardcover: 520 pages
  • Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly; Deluxe, Anniversary edition (12 Nov. 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 177046378X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1770463783
  • Product Dimensions: 22.6 x 5.2 x 31.5 cm
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Moomin Deluxe Anniversary Edition: Volume Two (PGUK)

£50.00

Since the first Moomin comic strip appeared in the London Evening News, Tove Jansson s creations have become an international sensation, inspiring TV shows, cafes, a museum, an opera, and even an amusement park. And now in this new deluxe anniversary edition are hundreds of pages of Moomin comics, starring Moominmamma, Snorkmaiden, Sniff, Mrs. Fillyjonk, and many more familiar faces. Collected in this volume are the comics created by Lars Jansson, when his sister, Tove, grew tired of drawing a daily strip after half a decade. Her brother Lars had long been involved in the creation of the Moomin strips he translated them into English for publication. Though he had little knowledge of drawing, Lars took over the daily comic strip. Tove taught him, and after two years of sibling collaboration, Lars authored the strips independently for fourteen years. By the mid-1970s, when the strip was at its height of popularity, the tales of Moominvalley were being syndicated in forty papers worldwide, just as absorbing to adult readers as they were to children. Even today, the stories remain uniquely resonant with readers for more than just their quirky, outlandish appearances. With silly humour, the Moominvalley characters emphasize the importance of community and respecting one s environment to readers young and old. Moomin: The Deluxe Anniversary Edition collects Lars Jansson s contributions to the series alongside rare ephemera and tributes by cartoonists and writers. Sumptuously designed, it is a must for any fan of Moominvalley.

  • Hardcover: 520 pages
  • Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly; Deluxe, Anniversary edition (12 Nov. 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 177046378X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1770463783
  • Product Dimensions: 22.6 x 5.2 x 31.5 cm
Moomin Colouring Diary (MAC) £8.99

Moomin Colouring Diary (MAC)

Moomin Colouring Diary (MAC)

Colour your way through the year with this stunning, diary edition of the bestselling The Moomin Colouring Book. Perfect for recording your thoughts and activities, with inspiring quotes and moments of Moomin wisdom to guide you through even the bleakest months.

The Moomin Colouring Diary is full of beautiful illustrations of Tove Jansson’s beloved characters to colour in. This is a stylish and portable diary, featuring artwork from the coveted archive of Moomin creator, Tove Jansson.

  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books; Main Market Ed. edition (10 Aug. 2017
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1509841733
  • ISBN-13: 978-1509841738
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.1 x 18 cm
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Moomin Colouring Diary (MAC)

£8.99

Colour your way through the year with this stunning, diary edition of the bestselling The Moomin Colouring Book. Perfect for recording your thoughts and activities, with inspiring quotes and moments of Moomin wisdom to guide you through even the bleakest months.

The Moomin Colouring Diary is full of beautiful illustrations of Tove Jansson’s beloved characters to colour in. This is a stylish and portable diary, featuring artwork from the coveted archive of Moomin creator, Tove Jansson.

  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books; Main Market Ed. edition (10 Aug. 2017
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1509841733
  • ISBN-13: 978-1509841738
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.1 x 18 cm
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