The Moomins and the Great Flood

The first Moomin story. Moomin, Moominmamma and Sniff search through forest and flood for long lost Moominpappa. In a series of adventures along the way, they encounter Hemulens, stranded kittens and the blue-haired Tulippa.

Author: Tove Jansson

Publisher: Sort of

ISBN: 9781908745132

Category: Children's stories

Page: 60

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Created in 1945, yet published in this country for the very first time, The Moomins and the Great Flood offers an extraordinary glimpse into the creativity and imagination that launched the Moomin books.Moominmamma and young Moomintroll search for the long lost Moominpappa through forest and flood, meeting a little creature (an early Sniff) and the elegantly strange Tulippa along the way.Tove Jansson illustrates her first ever Moomin adventure with stunning sepia watercolour and delightful pen and ink drawings.A revelation for Moomin fans.Other Moomin picture books include The Book About Moomin, Mymble and Little My [9780955352743], Who Will Comfort Toffle? [9780953522798] and The Dangerous Journey [9780954899592].

Moominsummer Madness

A great flood wave threatens Moomin Valley!

Author: Tove Jansson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 014191145X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

View: 921

A great flood wave threatens Moomin Valley! When the Moomin family is flooded out of its home, the Moomins set about finding themselves a new one. And being resourceful little creatures, they soon find a very original one: a floating theatre!

Stories from Moominvalley

Celebrating seventy-five years of the Moomins, Stories From Moominvalley is a beautiful collection of three classic Moomin stories, based on Tove Jansson’s original works.

Author: Alex Haridi

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1529057639

Category: Juvenile Fiction

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Celebrating seventy-five years of the Moomins, Stories From Moominvalley is a beautiful collection of three classic Moomin stories, based on Tove Jansson’s original works. Join Moomintroll, his charming family and his eclectic band of friends on a series of adventures in a picturesque valley where anything can happen - and it often does! But even when a father is washed away in a flood, electric Hattifatteners appear on a desert island, and a magical hat causes mayhem - the kind-hearted Moomins take it all in their stride. Everyone is welcome in Moominvalley, and Moomin lovers of all ages will delight at the stunning artwork that accompanies the lively storytelling in this collection. Sensitively adapted for a younger audience by Alex Haridi and Cecilia Davidsson, Stories From Moominvalley is both perfect as a gift and is a must-have for fans of Tove Jansson’s enchanting world.

More Adventures in Moominvalley

Capturing the wit and whimsy of Tove Jansson’s classic tales, the nine stories in this collection follow the goings-on in Moominvalley as Moomintroll wakes up in deep midwinter and meets his mysterious Ancestor, Moomintroll and ...

Author: Amanda Li

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1529055733

Category: Juvenile Fiction

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The Moomin family and their friends are back in More Adventures in Moominvalley, a collection of warm and charming stories based on the award-winning 3D animation. Go on a journey to Moominvalley — a beautiful and peaceful place where everyone is kind and caring — and join Moomintroll, his parents Moominmamma and Moominpappa, and their friends Snufkin, Little My, Snorkmaiden and more on their exciting adventures. Capturing the wit and whimsy of Tove Jansson’s classic tales, the nine stories in this collection follow the goings-on in Moominvalley as Moomintroll wakes up in deep midwinter and meets his mysterious Ancestor, Moomintroll and Snorkmaiden are haunted by a not-so-spooky ghost, the friends undertake a perilous expedition to an erupting volcano, and a very special Invisible Guest comes to stay. Packed full of exciting and eccentric twists and turns and featuring all of Tove Jansson’s most beloved characters, this beautiful collection is sure to be treasured by Moomins fans old and new.

Tales from Moominvalley

If you found a tiny golden dragon with green paws, would you know what to do with it? Well, Moomintroll thinks he knows what to do. But when he takes his new-found pet home, things don't quite work out as planned!

Author: Tove Jansson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141911468

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

View: 586

If you found a tiny golden dragon with green paws, would you know what to do with it? Well, Moomintroll thinks he knows what to do. But when he takes his new-found pet home, things don't quite work out as planned!

Comet in Moominland

A comet is speeding towards Earth and nobody knows what to do! Will it destroy everything and everyone? Moomintroll decides to find out. So, with Sniff, he sets out on an expedition that promises to be packed with adventure and excitement!

Author: Tove Jansson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141326433

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

View: 501

A comet is speeding towards Earth and nobody knows what to do! Will it destroy everything and everyone? Moomintroll decides to find out. So, with Sniff, he sets out on an expedition that promises to be packed with adventure and excitement!

The Exploits of Moominpappa

'I decided to run away.

Author: Tove Jansson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 014191565X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

View: 442

'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.

Love from the Moomins

Love is . . . Loud Love is . . . Quiet Join The Moomins for a celebration of love. This delightful little book features all of your favourite Moomin characters and whimsical illustrations by Tove Jansson.

Author:

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241347629

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 139

Love is . . . Loud Love is . . . Quiet Join The Moomins for a celebration of love. This delightful little book features all of your favourite Moomin characters and whimsical illustrations by Tove Jansson. The perfect gift for Valentine's Day, or any other day you want to say 'I love you!'

Finn Family Moomintroll

Poor little chap!

Author: Tove Jansson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141911441

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

View: 232

Poor little chap! He had been turned into a very strange animal indeed . . . Although they're small, fat and shy creatures, Moomins have the most amazing adventures. It all begins when Moominpappa tries on a magic hat that makes exciting and funny things happen . . .

Adventures in Moominvalley

The stories in this collection will delight Moomin fans of all ages. In one story Moomintroll sails to the mysterious Hattifattener island and in another, he finds a tiny dragon.

Author: Amanda Li

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1529055725

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page:

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Join Moomintroll, his family and their friends in beautiful Moominvalley, where everyone is welcome. Surprising things happen every day in Moominvalley - luckily the Moomin family and their friends embrace the unexpected with their characteristic humour, kindness and charm. This beautiful book contains nine exciting adventure stories - all closely based on the warm and whimsical Moomin world and characters created by the celebrated writer, artist and illustrator Tove Jansson. Presented in chronological order, each story in Adventures in Moominvalley is taken from an episode of the 3D animation series and set in the idyllic and peaceful valley where the round blue Moominhouse stands. The stories describe the adventures of Moomintroll, his parents, Moominmamma and Moominpappa and their eclectic and happy band of friends – Little My, Snufkin, Snorkmaiden, the hattifatteners and other famous characters from the classic stories. The stories in this collection will delight Moomin fans of all ages. In one story Moomintroll sails to the mysterious Hattifattener island and in another, he finds a tiny dragon. The Moomins temporarily move house, Snufkin composes a new spring tune and Moomintroll encounters the mysterious Groke.

Moominpappa at Sea

A Moomintroll is small and shy and fat, and has a Moominpappa and a Moominmamma.

Author: Tove Jansson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141922826

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 356

A Moomintroll is small and shy and fat, and has a Moominpappa and a Moominmamma. Moomins live in the forests of Finland. One day Moominpappa is feeling at a loss. He has no idea what to do with himself because it seems everything has already been done. So he takes his family off to start a new life in a lighthouse on a tiny, rocky island far out to sea. It's rather quiet and lonely at first, but as they begin to explore their unusual surroundings the Moomins discover some funny and surprising new things about themselves.

Moomin and the Spring Surprise

If you haven't met a Moomin yet, you're missing the most magical fun .

Author: Tove Jansson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 024143226X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 954

If you haven't met a Moomin yet, you're missing the most magical fun . . . It's winter in Moominvalley and the Moomin family are deep in their Long Winter Sleep, waiting for the sound of Too-Ticky's barrel organ to rouse them, as it did every spring. But when a mysterious ratta-tattle wakes Moomintroll with a start, will he be brave enough to investigate the noise on his own? And what surprises will he find if he does venture outside?

Moominvalley in November

'They can't have moved away without saying a word!' Winter is coming, and the Fillyjonk, the Hemulen, Toft, Mymble, etc. are all waiting in Moominvalley to see the Moomins return home. Winter doesn't seem right without them . . .

Author: Tove Jansson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141915676

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

View: 305

'They can't have moved away without saying a word!' Winter is coming, and the Fillyjonk, the Hemulen, Toft, Mymble, etc. are all waiting in Moominvalley to see the Moomins return home. Winter doesn't seem right without them . . .

The Moomins The World of Moominvalley

A showstopping luxury gift book to cherish for years to come, The Moomins: The World of Moominvalley is the ultimate guide for any Moomin fan, old and new.

Author: Macmillan Adult's Books

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 152905575X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page:

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A showstopping luxury gift book to cherish for years to come, The Moomins: The World of Moominvalley is the ultimate guide for any Moomin fan, old and new. Step into the magical world of Moominvalley with this beautiful one of a kind book; a fun, fascinating, behind the scenes look at the wonderful world of the Moomins and their creator, Tove Jansson. Filled with illustrated maps and family trees, facts about Moomintroll behaviour and habits, this gorgeous book contains all you could wish to know about the beloved characters from the original Moomin stories and the world in which they live. Find out all about Moomintroll's adventures, Moominmamma's handbag and Moominpappa's diary and discover all the favourite Moomin characters, including Snork Maiden, Snufkin, Sniff and Little My. Get a glimpse behind the studio door of the uniquely talented Tove Jansson. Featuring original Moomin drawings, colour studies and stunning sketches of her iconic characters, as well as family photographs and Tove's childhood drawings. With a luxuriously designed die-cut cover featuring gold foil, this breathtaking hardback is the perfect addition to the collection of any Moomin fan. Written by the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Philip Ardagh, with contributions from bestselling children's author, screenwriter and Moomin devotee, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, The Moomins: The World of Moominvalley is a highly illustrated, beautifully designed gift book for all Moomin fans to treasure.

Return to Moominvalley

Bursting with adventure and full of the Moomins' trademark humour, kindness and tolerance, this beautiful collection of stories captures all the wit and whimsy of Tove Jansson's original Moomin stories and is sure to be treasured by Moomins ...

Author: Tove Jansson

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN: 9781529020830

Category:

Page: 112

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Moomintroll and all his family and friends are back in Return to Moominvalley, based on the stunning award-winning 3D animation. Join the Moomins as they journey to a mysterious island, meet the Hobgoblin and his extraordinary hat, and encounter a magical mural. Meanwhile, Snufkin, Mrs Fillyjonk, Mymble and the others gather in the Moominhouse to wait for the family to come back to Moominvalley . . . Illustrated throughout with gorgeous full-colour art from the acclaimed animation, Return to Moominvalley is the third storybook in the collection, based on episodes from Moominvalley series 2. The eight stories introduce beloved characters including Thingumy & Bob, Toffle, and the Lighthouse Keeper, and retell some of Tove Jansson's most popular Moomin tales including Finn Family Moomintroll, Moominpappa at Sea and the masterfully poignant Moominvalley in November. Bursting with adventure and full of the Moomins' trademark humour, kindness and tolerance, this beautiful collection of stories captures all the wit and whimsy of Tove Jansson's original Moomin stories and is sure to be treasured by Moomins fans old and new.

Moominland Midwinter

'This is snow,' Moomintroll whispered to himself.

Author: Tove Jansson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141915668

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

View: 738

'This is snow,' Moomintroll whispered to himself. Moomins always sleep through the winter - or they did until the year Moomintroll woke up and went exploring in the silent, snow-covered valley where the river used to scuttle along and all his friends were so busy in summer.

The Moomin Craft Book

Get creative with The Moomin Craft Book, a stylish Scandinavian craft book featuring over twenty-six beautiful projects, all inspired by the wonderful world of Tove Jansson's Moomins.

Author: Macmillan Adult's Books

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1529055741

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page:

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Get creative with The Moomin Craft Book, a stylish Scandinavian craft book featuring over twenty-six beautiful projects, all inspired by the wonderful world of Tove Jansson's Moomins. Make some Moomin mittens, learn how to crochet a Moomintroll and get creative with stylish Moomin jewellery and Moomin-themed decorations and flowers! This book is packed with craft techniques and activities including: sewing, knitting, crochet, paper craft, painting, jewellery-making and needle felt, all with step-by-step instructions. Beautifully designed with stunning photography throughout, The Moomin Craft Book is perfect for Moomin fans and keen creatives of all ages, featuring activities suitable for young children as well as more challenging projects for experienced adult crafters.

The Invisible Guest in Moominvalley

A stunning and classic picture book, with a special textured cover, The Invisible Guest in Moominvalley is the perfect gift for Moomin fans of all ages.

Author: Tove Jansson

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1529057647

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page:

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A stunning and classic picture book, with a special textured cover, The Invisible Guest in Moominvalley is the perfect gift for Moomin fans of all ages. In Moominvalley everyone is welcome. So when Too-ticky arrives with an unusually invisible guest, Ninny, the Moomins endeavor to make their guest feel at home, armed with remedies to gently draw their new guest into visibility allowing her to regain her once lost voice. This unique retelling of Tove Jansson's touching short story The Invisible Child captures Jansson's wise, perceptive and original voice and includes delicate, painterly illustrations full of character and detail and based on Jansson's original drawings and colour plates. A new generation of readers will enjoy meeting the lovable Moomin family and friends, with their special values of tolerance, kindness and integrity, as they help feel Ninny feel safe and one of the family.

Christmas Comes to Moominvalley

This is an exquisitely illustrated re-telling of Tove Jansson's classic story The Fir Tree, in which the kindly Moomins are woken up from their winter sleep to be told that 'Christmas' is coming.

Author: Alex Haridi

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1529057620

Category: Juvenile Fiction

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Everyone is welcome in Moominvalley - especially at Christmas. A beautiful, collectible and classic picture book, lavishly embossed and foiled, Christmas Comes to Moominvalley is the perfect gift for Moomin fans of all ages. This is an exquisitely illustrated re-telling of Tove Jansson's classic story The Fir Tree, in which the kindly Moomins are woken up from their winter sleep to be told that 'Christmas' is coming. The only trouble is, the puzzled Moomins have no idea who, or what 'Christmas' is . . . A new generation of readers will enjoy meeting the loveable Moomintroll, his parents Moominmamma and Moominpapa, and all their friends in this beautifully illustrated story, in which the Moomin family demonstrate their special values of tolerance, kindness and integrity, as they prepare for their first Christmas - helping us understand what the festive season is really all about.

Moomin and the Ice Festival

It's winter in Moominvalley and Moomintroll and his family are getting ready for the Long Winter Sleep.

Author: Tove Jansson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241358949

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 595

It's winter in Moominvalley and Moomintroll and his family are getting ready for the Long Winter Sleep. But as the first flakes of snow fall, they receive an exciting invitation to the Ice Festival. Will they be brave enough to venture out now winter is here?