Comet in Moominland - Tove Jansson
Tove Jansson

Comet in Moominland - Tove Jansson

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

When signs appear that a comet is heading towards their beloved Moominvalley, Moomin and his friend Sniff set sail to consult with the professors in the distant Lonely Mountains. Their journey is full of adventures and narrow escapes; from crocodiles, giant lizards, eagles and the like, but new friends - soon to become firm friends - help lighten the way.

In this first and most exciting Moomin novel, we meet the wandering Snufkin, the fascinating Snork Maiden and her brother the Snork as they join Moomin in his race to get home to Moominmamma before the comet crashes.
This is certainly a Pappa Sven favourite! It just allows you to dream away to a beautiful land where things are so simple. My favourite quote from this book, really sums it up 
"(Moomin) thought how much he loved everything; the forest and the sea, the rain and the wind, the sunshine, the grass and the moss, and how impossible it would be to live without them all..."

Author bio:

The Finnish artist and author Tove Jansson (1914-2001) wrote and illustrated her first Moomin story, The Moomins and the Great Flood, in 1945 as a form of escape from the dark shadows of war. The publication of Comet in Moominland, introducing readers to the much loved Snufkin, Snork and the Snork maiden, launched the world famous series of Moomin novels, the eight titles of which would be translated into over 60 languages and remain in print for over six decades. Tove Jansson lived in Helsinki and a tiny island in the Gulf of Finland which she shared with her life partner, the graphic artist, Tuulikki Pietila.

Hardcover

176 Pages