The Curious Explorer's Guide to the Moominhouse
A beautiful, hardback, peep-inside guide to the Moominhouse - the perfect gift for Moomin fans young and old. Welcome to the Moominhouse! Full of secrets and extraordinary creatures, the curious explorer is rewarded by magical discoveries...Little My is looking for her friend Moomintroll - where can he be? Help her as she searches through the Moominhouse from the cellar to the rooftop, and meet the most magical characters along the way. A beautiful and intricate peep-inside book based on the original stories and artwork of Tove Jansson.
TOVE JANSSON was born in Helsingfors, Finland, in 1914. Her mother was a caricaturist who designed 165 of Finland's stamps and her father was a sculptor. She studied painting in Finland, Sweden and France, and subsequently became a book illustrator. Her extraordinary illustrative style is seen as a design classic the world over. Originally written in Swedish, the Moomintroll books have been translated into over 40 languages and adapted for television, film, radio and opera. Tove Jansson lived alone on a small island in the gulf of Finland, where most of her books were written. She died in 2001.