The Moomins and the Great Flood by Tove Jansson

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These are Jansson's own drawings, printed in their original hues, with all their humour and mystery shining through.
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Created in 1945, yet published in this country for the very first time, The Moomins and the Great Flood offers an extraordinary glimpse into the creativity and imagination that launched the Moomin books.Moominmamma and young Moomintroll search for the long lost Moominpappa through forest and flood, meeting a little creature (an early Sniff) and the elegantly strange Tulippa along the way.Tove Jansson illustrates her first ever Moomin adventure with stunning sepia watercolour and delightful pen and ink drawings.A revelation for Moomin fans.Other Moomin picture books include The Book About Moomin, Mymble and Little My [9780955352743], Who Will Comfort Toffle? [9780953522798] and The Dangerous Journey [9780954899592].
 

About Tove Jansson

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The writer and artist Tove Jansson (1914-2001) is best known as the creator of the Moomin children's stories, which have been published in 35 languages. The Summer Book was one of ten novels she wrote for adults. It is regarded as a modern classic throughout Scandinavia.
 
Published November 1, 2012 by Sort of Books. 64 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Reviewed by Esther Freud on Apr 12 2013

These are Jansson's own drawings, printed in their original hues, with all their humour and mystery shining through.

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