Tales from Moominvalley

By Tove Jansson

Here are nine delightfully funny stories about the triumphs and tribulations of the citizens of Moominvalley. Readers will discover how the Moomin family save young Ninny from permanent invisibility, and what happens when Moomintroll catches the last dragon in the world. Some of the characters in these tales will be brand-new to Moomin fans, but there are lots of old friends to meet as well.

“The Moomin books make for both splendid bedtime read-alouds and solitary savoring.”—"Wall Street Journal" “Fillyjonks, Mymbles, Hemulens, Moomins, Woodies, and creeps dance through the pages, bringing a refreshingly alive, original world to life.”—"The Green Man Review" “Beautifully written and illustrated.”—"The Sunday Times" (London) “The books . . . belong on the shelf next to classics like "A Wrinkle in Time" and "The Phantom Tollbooth."”—"Entertainment Weekly" “A lost treasure now rediscovered . . . A surrealist masterpiece.”—Neil Gaiman “Jansson was a genius of a very subtle kind. These simple stories resonate with profound and complex emotions that are like nothing else in literature for children or adults: intensely Nordic, and completely universal.”—Philip Pullman “Tove Jansson is undoubtedly one of the greatest children’s writers there has



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ISBN: 9780312625429

About the Paperback

Publisher Square Fish
Publish date 08/31/2010
Pages 173
ISBN-13 9780312625429
ISBN-10 0312625421
Language English

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