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Moomintrolls series

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.

Books in the Moomintrolls series:

The Book About Moomin, Mymble and Little My (1953)

In a delightful, curious game of what comes next, Moomintroll travels through the woods to get home with milk for Moominmamma. A simple trip turns into a colorful adventure as Moomintroll meets Mymble, who has lost her sister, Little My. Along the way, they endure the hijinks of all the charming characters of the Moomin world, including the Fillijonks and Hattifatteners. Will Moomintroll ever make it home safe and sound?

Author: Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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The Book About Moomin, Mymble and Little My (2001)

In a delightful, curious game of what comes next, Moomintroll travels through the woods to get home with milk for Moominmamma. A simple trip turns into a colorful adventure as Moomintroll meets Mymble, who has lost her sister, Little My. Along the way, they endure the hijinks of all the charming characters of the Moomin world, including the Fillijonks and Hattifatteners. Will Moomintroll ever make it home safe and sound?

Author: Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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Comet in Moominland (1951)

When mysterious signs predict the approach of a comet, Moomin and Sniff set out to learn what it means from the Professors in the Lonely Mountains.

Author: Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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The Dangerous Journey (1978)

When the bored Susanna puts on the magic glasses she is whirled into a magic world of dangerous adventure. Fortunately, the Moomins are there to help her.

Author: Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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The Exploits of Moominpapa, Described by Himself (1952)

Moominpappa tells Moomintroll, Sniff and Snufkin about his adventurous youth.

Author: Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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Finn Family Moomintroll (1950)

Moomintroll, Sniff and Snufkin discover a (magician’s) hat and amazing adventures follow.

Author: Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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The Happy Moomins (1952)

Moomintroll, Sniff and Snufkin discover a (magician’s) hat and amazing adventures follow.

Author: Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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Moomin Volume 1 (2006)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author: Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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Moomin Volume 10 (2015)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author: Lars Jansson
Illustrator: Lars Jansson

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Moomin Volume 2 (2007)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author: Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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Moomin Volume 3 (2008)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author: Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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Moomin Volume 4 (2009)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author: Lars Jansson
Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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Moomin Volume 5 (2010)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author: Lars Jansson
Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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Moomin Volume 6 (2011)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author: Lars Jansson
Illustrator: Lars Jansson

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Moomin Volume 7 (2012)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author: Lars Jansson
Illustrator: Lars Jansson

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Moomin Volume 8 (2013)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author: Lars Jansson
Illustrator: Lars Jansson

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Moomin Volume 9 (2014)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author: Lars Jansson
Illustrator: Lars Jansson

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Moominland Midwinter (1958)

Unexpectedly, Moomintroll wakes from hibernation in midwinter. With the aid of new friends, some strawberry jam and fish soup, he last through until spring.

Author: Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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Moominpappa at Sea (1967)

Moominpappa moves the family to an island in this adventure of the Finn family Moomintroll.

Author: Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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Moominpappa’s Memoirs (1994)

In this revised version of The Exploits of Moominpappa, Moominpappa regales Moomintroll, Sniff and Snufkin with the story of his early life. Is it any more accurate?

Author: Tove Jansson
Illustrator: Tove Jansson

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