Tove Jansson

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An insightful biography and appreciation of the creative life and imaginative art of Tove Jansson (1914-2001), the Swedish-speaking Finnish author best known for her much-loved Moo...
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An insightful biography and appreciation of the creative life and imaginative art of Tove Jansson (1914-2001), the Swedish-speaking Finnish author best known for her much-loved Moomin books. Delightfully illustrated the book includes many unseen photos and drawings and explores her processes, influences and choice of subject matter. Jansson's illustrating career began at the age of fourteen; tracing her artistic development, discover her humorous and political cartoons for leading Finnish publications during the 1940s; and explore her wide-ranging work as a painter, muralist and novelist. Looking at the gradual development of her Moomin characters and their world, plus Jansson's interpretations of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and The Hunting of the Snark by Lewis Carroll, and The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. A delightfully illustrated book which includes sketches, drawings and personal commentaries in Jansson's own words.
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Hardback
25 x 19cm
111 pages
106 black-and-white and colour illustrations
FSC accredited paper
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