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Moomin: The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip: Bk. 1
Moomin: The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip: Bk. 1 (Paperback)
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Children'sFiction & true storiesComics or graphic novelsChildren'sFiction & true storiesFantasy & magical realismFiction & PoetryGraphic NovelsGraphic novels: literary & memoirsHumourCartoons & comic strips Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly Publication Date: 01/10/2006 ISBN-13: 9781894937801  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Tove Jansson (1914-2001) was born in Helsinki and spent much of her life in Finland. She is the author of the Moomin books, including Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll. Born into an artistic family--her father was a sculptor and her mother was a graphic designer and illustrator--Jansson studied at the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm, the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, and L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In addition to her Moomin books, she also wrote several novels, drew comic strips and worked as a painter and illustrator. In 1966, she was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for her body of work. Jansson had a studio in Helsinki but spent most of her time at her home on a small island called Klovharu.

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Specifically the story called 'The Spring Tune' - the best description I've read about the elusive nature of the tunes that we carry around in our heads & how we must be careful as to how & when we try to 'harvest' them. All songwriters need to read this story.

Jarvis Cocker - 12/06/2014

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