The Exploits of Moominpappa

The Exploits of Moominpappa

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'I decided to run away. There simply wasn't anything else to do.'

Here at last is Moominpappa's promised life story - from the days when he was abandoned in a newspaper parcel on the doorstep of a Moomin orphanage, to when he ran away to see the world and was lucky enough to meet Moominmamma.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 132 x 200 x 20mm | 240.4g
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141328649
  • 9780141328645
  • 155,272

About Tove Jansson

Tove 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 and six more Moomin adventures. 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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3,992 ratings
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3 18% (700)
2 2% (94)
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