"Moomintroll bowed more deeply than he had ever done before, for the blue-haired girl was the most beautiful thing he had ever seen in his life. (Tullipa from "The Moomins and the Great Flood" by Tove Jannsson, 1945)
Moomin wisdom: "I only want to live in peace and plant potatoes and dream!" Re-pinned by #Europass
One of Tove Jansson's illustrations for a version of The Hobbit-- look how the stars are made in the night sky!
Tove Jansson (Finnish: 1914-2001) - self portrait with cig
Tove Jansson - the Moomins author and illustrator - beautiful #vintage #illustration
Tove Jansson, creator of the Finn Family Moomintroll, an excellent collection of juvenile literature from the Nordic North.