Books by Tove Jansson

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"Windows crop up often in Jansson's stories, reflecting the transparent wall between her lonely characters and their worlds but also Jansson's expression of intangible thoughts and feelings with lucent prose.
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Twenty-six spare, slyly off-kilter stories collected from the life work of Swedish-speaking Jansson, who wrote 11 works of adult fiction (The Summer Book, 1972, etc.) as well as a series of children's books (Moominpappa's Memoirs, 1994, etc.) before her death in 2001.Read full book review >
MOOMINPAPPA'S MEMOIRS by Tove Jansson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Completely winning. (Fiction. 7-12)"
Jansson's (Sun City, 1976, etc.) little Moomin creatures return in this most recently translated addition to her classic series. Read full book review >
THE SUMMER BOOK by Tove Jansson
Released: April 28, 1975

"Spindrift perceptions, fresh and penetrating."
Ms. Jansson, who wrote those "Moominland" fancies for children, has directed her inventive hook-and-button plain talk at some adult concerns. Read full book review >