Comet in Moominland

Comet in Moominland

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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 that promises to be packed with adventure and excitement!

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 122 x 196 x 12mm | 117.94g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0140302867
  • 9780140302868
  • 57,451

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“If you had no shame reading "Harry Potter" on the subway, there’s no need to hide Tove Jansson’s witty, whimsically illustrated Finnish series.” –Daily Candy “The Moomin books make for both splendid bedtime read-alouds and solitary savoring.” –"Wall Street Journal"“It’s more than forty years since Jansson’s Moomintrolls first appeared. I found the writing and invention as appealing as ever. She has a thistledown touch.”—"The Washington Post Book World"“The adventures of the easygoing Moomintrolls have all the crispness and tart surprise of a lingonberry, thanks to Jansson’s ineffably light touch, her uncanny sensitivity to universal childhood emotions, and her gift for terse, naturalistic dialogue.”—"Entertainment Weekly"“A gentle, offbeat fantasy.”—"The Horn Book "“A lost treasure now rediscovered . . . A surrealist masterpie

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About 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.

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