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              Books by Tove Jansson

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              Moomin and the Favourite Thing

              Moomin and the Favourite Thing (Paperback)

              By Jansson, Tove

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              When Moominpappa gives Moomintroll a special telescope, Moomintroll is delighted, and doesn't want to have to share it with anyone. His friends slowly get bored and leave him alone. Suddenly, Moomintroll realises that nothing is as fun without your friends to enjoy it with - will... he be able to make it up with them?
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              ISBN 9780141352671
              Released NZ 25 Mar 2015
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Language (English)
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              Moomin's Seek and Find Finger-Trail book

              Moomin's Seek and Find Finger-Trail book (Board Book)

              Illustrated by Jansson, Tove

              Moomin is searching everywhere for Snufkin, but he is nowhere to be seen. Where could he be? Follow the finger trails on every page to explore Moominvalley and help Moomin find his best friend! 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 34 languages and adapted for television, 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.
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              ISBN 9780141375588
              Released NZ 13 Nov 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Series Moomin
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              Moomin and the Birthday Button

              Moomin and the Birthday Button (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Jansson, Tove

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              Moomintroll wakes up full of excitement. It's his birthday. But when it appears that his friends have forgotten all about his special day, Moomintroll is very upset. Even Moominmamma finds it hard to comfort him. Then there's a knock at the door ...Who can it be, and what will ha...ppen next?
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              ISBN 9780141329215
              Released NZ 25 Oct 2010
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Series Moomin
              Language (English)
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              Moominvalley in November

              Moominvalley in November (Paperback)

              By Jansson, Tove

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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 . . .

              ISBN 9780241344538
              Released NZ 16 Apr 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Moomins Fiction
              Language (English)
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              Tales from Moominvalley

              Tales from Moominvalley (Paperback)

              By Jansson, Tove

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              If you found a tiny golden dragon with green paws, would you know what to do with it? Well, Moomintroll thinks he knows what to do. But when he takes his new-found pet home, things don't quite work out as planned!Here is a delightful collection of stories in which Moomintroll mee...ts some new characters such as the Fillyjonk and the Hattifatteners, as well as sharing adventures with old friends, namely Snufkin and Little My.
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              ISBN 9780241344545
              Released NZ 16 Apr 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Moomins Fiction
              Language (English)
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              Finn Family Moomintroll

              Finn Family Moomintroll (Paperback)

              By Jansson, Tove

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              Finn Family Moomintroll is the second book in the cult classic Moomin series by Tove Jansson. A must-read for adults and children alike. Poor little chap! He had been turned into a very strange animal indeed . . .Although they're small, fat and shy creatures, Moomins have the mos...t amazing adventures. It all begins when Moominpappa tries on a magic hat that makes exciting and funny things happen . . .'They seem to grow in wisdom and delight every time I read them' - Philip Pullman'A beautifully strange world, excquisitely illustrated' - Lauren ChildTove Jansson was born in Finland in 1914. She began her career as a cartoonist and went on to write and illustrate many books for adults and children. She drew her first Moomin in the 1930s, just for fun, and in 1945 he became a character in a children's story. Tove became world-famous for her Moomin books, which began with Comet in Moominland in 1946, closely followed by Finn Family Moomintroll. Tove Jansson received many prestigious awards during her lifetime, including the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal. She died in 2001, aged 87.
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              ISBN 9780241344491
              Released NZ 16 Apr 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Moomins Fiction
              Language (English)
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              Comet in Moominland

              Comet in Moominland (Paperback)

              By Jansson, Tove; Read by Dennis, Hugh

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              The first Moomin novel by Tove Jansson.A comet is speeding towards Earth and nobody knows what to do!Will it destroy everything and everyone? Moomintroll decides to find out. So, with Sniff, he sets out on an expedition to ask the Professor if a comet is really on its way to dest...roy the Earth. On their journey they meet some interesting people - such as Snufkin the super tramp, and the Hemulen who rescuesthem from an underground tunnel - and have narrow escapes from such menaces as crocodiles and giant lizards. And on their way back Moomintroll meets the beautiful Snork Maiden and is a changed Moomin for ever after. But what about the comet - and is the World Wiped Out?...
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              ISBN 9780241344477
              Released NZ 16 Apr 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Moomins Fiction
              Language (English)
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              Moominpappa at Sea

              Moominpappa at Sea (Hardback, Main)

              By Jansson, Tove

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              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. Moominpappa's longed-for-island proves as mysterious and wild and he'd hoped. It even has a deserted lighthouse.... But how is Moominmamma to grow her flowers and what could have happened to the last keeper of the lighthouse?
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              ISBN 9781908745705
              Released NZ 11 Jul 2018
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Moomins Collectors' Editions
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              Comet in Moominland

              Comet in Moominland (Hardback, Main)

              By Jansson, Tove

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              Special Collectors' Edition lovingly restored to its original stunning design.

              ISBN 9781908745651
              Released NZ 25 Oct 2017
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Moomins Collectors' Editions
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              Christmas Comes to Moominvalley

              Christmas Comes to Moominvalley (Hardback)

              By Haridi, Alex; Davidsson, Cecilia; Illustrated by Widlund, Filippa; By Jansson, Tove

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              A stunning, unique and classic picture book to treasure, Christmas Comes to Moominvalley invites Moomin fans old and new into the world of Tove Jansson's Moominvalley. Introducing a new generation of Moomin fans to an exquisite edition of one of the best-loved stories of all time... - the story of how the eccentric, wise and adorable Moomins fell in love with Christmas.
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              ISBN 9781529003628
              Released NZ 13 Nov 2018
              Publisher Pan Macmillan
              Interest Age 0-5 years
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