Tove Jansson chronicled the adventures of the Moomintrolls in novels, picture books and a comic strip. The early books are are humorous adventure stories. Beginning with Moominland Midwinter, the series takes a more serious realistic turn.
- The Moomins and the Great Flood (1945)
- Finn Family Moomintroll (1950), also published as The Happy Moomins (1952)
- Comet in Moominland (1951)
- The Exploits of Moominpappa (1952)
- The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My (1953)
- Moomin, a comic strip that ran from 1954 to 1959. It was continued by Tove Jansson’s brother Lars until 1975.
- Moominsummer Madness (1955)
- Moominland Midwinter (1958)
- Who Will Comfort Toffle? (1960)
- Mooominpappa at Sea (1967)
- The Memoirs of Moominpappa (1968), a revised edition of The Expoits of Moominpappa
- Moominvalley in November (1971)
- The Dangerous Journey (1978)
- An Unwanted Guest (1980)
- Songs from Moominvalley (1993)