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Tove Jansson: Work and Love

by Tuula Karjalainen - £12.99  Penguin Books Ltd (2016)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780141978826 | ISBN 10: 0141978821

The definitive illustrated biography of one of the most unique and beloved children's authors of the 20th century, the creator of the Moomins.
 
Tove Jansson (1914-2001) led a long, colourful and productive life, impacting significantly the political, social and cultural history of 20th-century Finland. And while millions of children have grown up with Little My, Snufkin, Moomintroll and the many creatures of Moominvalley, the life of Jansson - daughter, friend and companion - is more touching still.
 
This book weaves together the myriad qualities of a painter, author, illustrator, scriptwriter and lyricist from fraught beginnings through fame, war and heartbreak and ultimately to a peaceful end.

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